Security Analyst at CGI

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Reading
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

6.7/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

9/10

I am a Security Analyst where I daily write Security Documentation for applications and run risks analysis for Government Clients. I work in a team but have my own individual responsibilities.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

5/10

I am currently undergoing a Business Management Degree.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

I find the degree side of things less interesting and sometimes less organised however the work side of the program is brilliant and I thoroughly enjoy this side of it.

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4. How valued do you feel by CGI?

6/10

Managers show appreciation and the company has an internal recognition scheme.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

There is a week long induction when the program begins which can seem like an overload but is very useful. There isn't too much work training because you are doing your degree however there are mentors to support you and most project managers are supportive of the scheme.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

7/10

There are mentors and buddies who support the overall program and an overall people manager to support you at work.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

5/10

There are mentors and buddies who support the overall program and an overall people manager to support you at work.

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7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

6/10

This has recently improved this year with a change to the pay packages as part of the degree program.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

6/10

More opportunity for travel would be great however understand this is difficult with the degree side of things. There is a sports club which seems pretty good.

9a. Would you recommend CGI to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Due to the combination of learning at work mostly.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to CGI? *

Research the company and show enthusiasm not arrogance.

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