Junior DevOps Apprentice

Sheffield
Description

Employer description: 

The Floow is a world leader in telematics data management. We support the motor insurance and automotive industries in the Americas, Europe and Asia with predictive analytics and digital end-user services that increase customer engagement and safety. 

Overview:

We are looking for a Junior DevOps Engineer to maintain, upgrade and manage our cloud platform.
Based in Sheffield, the role will require a successful candidate to work as a team member of
Operation Engineering team, helping with deployments, support customer support dept with client issues and work on internal projects. 

Duties:
Your accountabilities:

  • Use good domain knowledge of Systems Administration with help of DevOps toolset to
    accomplish the activities, identify and solve any problems as a part of BAU activities.
  • Display proficiency with the associated toolkits and company specific systems, tools and
    technologies to deliver support and contribute to the success of the team
  • Operate successfully at an individual level, with an openness to seek strategic and
    technical guidance from more senior members of the organisation as well as proactively
    seeking out external influences; considering how we can adapt these for our business and technology stack. 

What we are looking for:

Requirements of the job / Skills and qualities we are looking for: 

  • Commercial experience within an IT hardware and Operating systems
  • AWS Cloud
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Understanding of Networks L3/4
  • Knowledge of system security principles
  • Terraform 
  • Source Version Control (e.g. Git, Mercurial, SVN)
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Team player 
  • Proactiveness and willingness to learn 

You must also be willing and able to: 

  • Act with respect and professionalism at all times 
  • Maintain your personal motivation and commitment to keep abreast of rapid technology developments and acquire knowledge and skills in line with the business requirements of the company 
  • From time to time, you may also be required to undertake other tasks commensurate with the nature of the role 

Entry requirements:

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • Level 3 Software apprenticeship
  • OR A-Level in a STEM subject (in Technology and Maths fields only) and successful completion of our Aptitude Test
  • OR BTEC Diploma in IT and successful completion of our Aptitude Test
  • OR two years' experience in a relevant role and successful completion of our Aptitude Test 

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme. 

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 

Find out more here: 

https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

Salary: 

£16,000 - £20,000 per annum (dependant on experience).

Benefits: 

  • A fast-paced and varied environment (we all enjoy what we do, making the most of our different skillsets, pulling together as a team and delivering great results for our customers).
  • A proactive approach to ongoing training to help you develop life-long skills. 
  • The opportunity to work in a pleasant location with good public transport links.  
  • Free parking on-site, if you drive and have your own transport.
  • We're a real Living Wage Employer, so everyone here gets fair pay based on their effort, attitude, skills and qualifications.
  • A generous holiday allowance.

Future prospects: 

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks. 

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.