What you will do in your working day
Our IM&T strategic priorities are:
- Ensure world-class cyber security
- Modernise IM&T and improve service delivery
- Digitally enable the company
- Strengthen peoples' capability and cross-Sector collaboration
As an Information Management & Technology (IM&T) Degree Apprentice you will work alongside and will be mentored by highly skilled individuals who provide information technology and data solutions to the wider Submarines business.
Through on the job learning and higher education you will develop a range of skills and competencies both technical and non-technical. You will learn how IM&T (our IT function) help the business throughout the design, build, test and commissioning of our submarines.
Whether it is managing a project to deliver a new piece of software or developingnew and improved IT Systems, IM&T is a varied department with so many opportunities to find those skills you have yet to develop.
The breadth of skillsets below gives an indication of the wide array of activities carried out by the department. You will undertake a rotation of placements across a number of ambitious teams within IM&T, giving you a breadth of different experiences.
Our IM&T Skillsets are based on the globally recognised SFIA Framework and these are aligned to five IM&T Career Paths:
- Solution Definition, Design and Delivery
- Product Management
- Project Management
- General Management
Specific activities could include:
Maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and customers.
Contributing to the development and delivery of system documentation.
Supporting formal audits on data, products and services
Problem solving and assisting with the resolution of technical and software application incidents.
Carrying out data modelling activity such as creating reports and conducting analysis.
Ensuring that data and records are appropriately managed and quality controlled.
Gathering data from a number of sources and producing reports and presentations.
Supporting the testing and deployment of new applications.
Identifying operational problems and contributing to their resolution.
Providing practical support and guidance to other members of the IM&T function when required.
Across the team, we have specialists working in product development, application support, testing, data and business analysis, business relationship management, and architecture, project management, information security, security architecture, and compliance, governance and people capability. This is not an exhaustive list.
We will identify what areas of IM&T interest you and which Skillsets you have a particular talent for, allowing you to identify what to specialise in within your degree programme.The training you will be getting
By the end apprentices will recieve a Digital and technology solutions professional Level 6 qualification.
Through on the job learning and higher education you will develop a range of skills and competencies both technical and non-technical. You will learn how IM&T (our IT function) help the business throughout the design, build, test and commissioning of our submarines.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us via employment. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities - whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
Other 96 (Grade UCAS Tariff points) Essential