Arun Sanker

Job Before: Security Compliance Officer

Arun Sanker IT Career Switch

Job Now: IT Systems Support Analyst @ Yorkshire Building Society
Arun Sanker IT Career Switch
Course: Cyber Security Traineeship
Placement Date: September 2020
Why did you start the Traineeship?
I came to the UK dreaming of getting a Job in IT Compliance. However, when I attended a few interviews, I came to the conclusion that my current knowledge level is not sufficient for getting a role in IT Compliance. In order to update my level of IT knowledge, I had to do some courses and I was browsing through different options available for me and found the Cyber Security Course provided by IT Career Switch. I decided to enroll looking at the level of commitment they are offering in securing a job in Cyber Security once I complete the course.
What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?
The best part is the ability to get all your courses and exams done sitting in the comfort of your home. I have also enjoyed the practical lessons which allowed me to apply the knowledge I gained by doing the courses.
What's your current role like?
I joined as an IT Systems Support Analyst in Yorkshire Building Society. My team does IT Service Management for YBS. We provide IT Support for YBS IT Infrastructure and IT Applications across all their branches and agencies and other offices in the UK. Apart from the normal office activities, I am getting opportunities to manage incidents which results in disruption of IT Services and work with stakeholders in analysing these incidents to avoid any such disruptions in future. I am also encouraged to learn new skills and apply it in my line of work.