Network Engineering Apprentice Level 4 - 18608

Recruiter
Wifinity Limited
Location
Unit 3, Unit 3, Kingsmill Business Park, Chapel Mill Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 3GZ
Salary
£14,000.00 annually
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
VAC001566705
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The role plays a key part in the Wifinity sales process by providing the sales team with technical documentation and estimated costs to deliver the required services.

In addition the role will allow the successful candidate to assist with practical configuring LAN, WAN, Wireless and edge security equipment.

This role is suitable for an enthusiastic individual who is looking to develop a technical career in wired and wireless networking. The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to gain both commercial experience and technical knowledge with support from their colleagues.

Main role and responsibilities:
  • Design of wired and Wi-Fi networks with support from senior members of the engineering team
  • Delivery of customer facing and internal technical documentation
  • Configuration and commissioning of wired and wireless networking equipment
  • Handling technical support issues via incident management escalations


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Wi-Fi standards and general Wireless principles
  • Linux (Ubuntu or Centos) systems administrations skills
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting, preferably Python and PHP
  • Working experience on incident management processes and prioritisation
  • Networking certifications one or more of the following: CCNA, CCNP, CWNA or similar lever other certifications


Personal qualities

  • Desire to learn new technologies and develop networking skills
  • Strong desire to work within the Internet Service Provider industry and in a close-knit team
  • Ability to work individually, multi-task and deal with a combination of competing priorities at any given time
  • Desire to learn about new communication technologies and share them with the team
  • Someone who has a strong drive to grow professionally and bring dedication to our customers and the rest of the team


Desired qualifications

  • A-Levels or equivalentin ICT/Business/Computing
  • Or an Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
  • Or an International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT


Future prospects

This position will allow excellent career opportunities to the right individual who is looking for a challenging and rewarding position in a fast growing company.

Things to consider

Benefits:
  • Friendly working environment
  • Private Health Club membership
  • Skills development
  • Weekly team lunch
  • Free parking

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.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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