Network Engineering Apprentice

Hadley House, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3AW
£217.13 per week
06 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
This exciting apprenticeship role within this function will gain first-hand experience of Network routing, switching and design.

As an apprentice working within the Network Team you will work closely with our Qualified engineers. Working on all aspects of IT Networking including:

Routing & Switching:
  • Create a digital ready foundation for network infrastructure

Software Defined Networks:
  • The design of digital ready networks for scale and insight

Network Assurance & Compliance:
  • Network is always performing as designed

On-premise or Cloud Managed Wireless:
  • Enhanced visibility and control

Enterprise Mobility Management:
  • Connect all applications, users, and devices to the network

Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Assist users on any task, on any device from wherever they are

During your apprenticeship you will also work within other technology teams where you will learn at first hand both in our labs and on live systems; Cyber Security, Data Centre, Voice call managers, voice recording, and video conferencing. These secondments will provide you the necessary knowledge of other technologies which will support you learning as a Network Engineer Apprentice.

Interpersonal and business skills
  • Fluent in written communications and able to articulate complex issues
  • Makes concise, engaging and well-structured verbal, arguments and explanations
  • Able to deal with different, competing interests within the organisation
  • Able to work effectively with others to achieve a common goal
  • Competent in active listening
  • Able to receive feedback constructively and incorporate it into his/her own development and life-long learning
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills for Technology Solutions development and can systematically analyse and apply structured problem-solving techniques to complex systems and situations
  • Can conduct effective research, using literature and other media
  • Logical thinking and creative approach to problem solving

  • Demonstrates business disciplines, ethics and courtesies, demonstrating timeliness and focus when faced with distractions and the ability to complete tasks to a deadline with high quality
  • Flexible attitude and ability to perform under pressure
  • A thorough approach to work in the cyber security role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent customer service

Personal qualities

  • Personable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSE's A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent)including math and English plus a technology subject
  • 2 A levels in STEM subjects or an IT apprenticeship at level 3

Future prospects

Cisco Certified up to CCIE.

Things to consider

  • Holiday entitlement: 24 days plus bank holidays
  • Staff benefits: Pension, cycle to work scheme, death in service
  • Candidates must be aged 18 or over and employment will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check

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