IT Degree Apprenticeship

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Description

Apprentices are in demand. 

Launch your career with QA - the UK’s leading apprenticeship provider - and start working for top employers from edgy start-ups to medium-sized enterprises to big household names like Visa, Microsoft, Just Eat, O2, Fujitsu, BBC, Royal Mail, or Penguin Random House. 

If you’re just starting out or looking to change your career, with a QA apprenticeship, you’ll gain on-the-job experience working for one of our hundreds of employers. You’ll get paid and receive all your training at no cost to you. And with our career progression pathways, you can take your learning as far as you want – all the way from a Level 3 apprenticeship to a Bachelor or Masters degree (in England), totally debt-free.

About QA Apprenticeships:

When it comes to your future, a QA apprenticeship can open doors and change the game. We are the UK’s leading tech apprenticeship provider. Over the last 10 years, we’ve helped more than 30,000 apprentices start in-demand careers in tech and business. The outcomes speak for themselves: over 92% of QA apprentices go straight into full-time jobs after completing. 

We’re looking for apprentices in IT:

Degree:

Main role / Responsibilities [will include but not be limited to]:

  • Supporting the CloudPay live, test and development Environments.
  • Maintaining, and improving the integrity, and availability of the CloudPay Production service.
  • Documenting and suggesting Improvements to existing projects and processes.
  • Completing operational tasks required to onboard new customers.
  • Assisting the Infrastructure Operations Lead with day to day support and operational tasks as required.
  • Triaging of support tickets.

Desirable skills:

Required:

  • Good documentation and communications skills
  • Experience working with and Linux systems
  • Scripting experience (Bash, Python, Ansible, Javascript)
  • Virtualised Infrastructure

Nice to have:

  • DevOps Tools/Containerisation (Puppet/Ansible/Docker)
  • JIRA, Confluence or similar
  • Github/Bitbucket/Bamboo 
  • Understanding of databases (MySQL, MongoDb)
  • Exposure/Experience to Public Cloud Services (AWS preferred)
  • Firm Understanding of Networking principles

Personal qualities: 

  • Team player 

Entry requirements: 

A Level 3 qualification in a relevant area in any grade. Acceptable qualifications include: 

  • A levels in one or more similar subject
  • Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject;
  • International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in a similar subject;
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in a similar subject;
  • A Work experience route (2-3 years) in a similar subject-related role

Note: “Similar subject” relates to areas directly relevant to or commensurate with “Digital and Technology Solutions”. 

As to what constitutes a ‘similar subject’ this would therefore typically be areas such as but not limited to Level 3 digital apprenticeships, A-Level/BTEC Computer Science, Information Technology, Networking, Software Engineering, etc.