AWS Apprentice

£16,000.00 annual salary
25 May 2017
31 Jul 2017
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Our Amazon Web Services (AWS) Division was the first to win the Public Sector competency in the UK and has been helping the public sector to use AWS since 2009. We do everything from simple migrations to complex application platforms and we are increasingly building products using AWS. We are experts in cloud architecture, security and monitoring.

What you'll be doing:

  • Writing & testing scripts that build AWS infrastructure or automate processes and occasionally manually configuring services that cannot be scripted.
  • Writing and testing scripts in JavaScript, Python and PHP.
  • Writing JSON files.
  • Building visualizations using an ELK stack.
  • Responding to, owning and resolving support calls.
  • Keeping abreast of new developments involving AWS services and the languages that you are using.
  • Being flexible in adapting to new situations, client requirements, different business practices and the challenges of working in the public sector.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Technical ability - Evidence that you can build systems and write code or scripts that work.
  • Commitment - Energy and desire to make a success of the work that you do.
  • Ownership - Happy to take ownership of issues in order to ensure that they are successfully resolved.
Personal qualities
  • 'Have a go' spirit - Willing to 'have a go' and try new approaches and activities in order to get a good result.
  • Artisan approach - Keen to take pride in your work and deliver solutions that work well and delight clients.
  • Progressive - Keen to make things better both in terms of the services that we provide and your own skills & knowledge.
  • People focused - Keen to deliver for people and to work with them. Good sense of humour.
Qualifications required

96 UCAS Tariff Points (preferably including Maths and or Technical/Computing subjects).

5 GCSEs, or equivalents, at grade C or above to include English and Maths.

Ideally, we'd also like some of the experience below:

  • Technical experience: Experience of and interest in building systems and / or writing programmes.
  • Support experience:Experience of providing good customer service perhaps through working in a retail job.
Future prospects You can expect your pay to increase by around 10% a year as you demonstrate your value to us.