Apprentice Network Engineer (an Arch apprenticeship)

Dallmeier Electronic Uk Limited
Beaufort Trade Park Dallmeier House, Pucklechurch Trading Estate, Bristol, BS16 9QH
£12,000.00 - £14,000.00 annually
22 Aug 2019
26 Oct 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Vacancy Description

As a Network Engineer Apprentice, you will be integral to the design, installation, maintenance and support of communication networks within the company and its customer base. You will gain hands-on experience and on the job training in network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools, as well as learn to provide technical advice and guidance that will have a real impact on industries.

Your day to day responsibilities will include...
  • Telephone Support
  • Design of networks within Projects
  • Commissioning of Projects at customer sites. Customers include but not restricted to : Stadia, Airports, Sea Ports, Government/Police establishments Financial institutions
  • Designing simple networks from a well-defined specification and applyingappropriate security products and processes
  • Designing Video Surveillance Systems within the network topology
  • Configuring network components, including switches, routers and firewalls
  • Optimising the performance of network systems and services
  • Monitoring, testing and adjusting network systems and performance to meet accepted standards using diagnostic tools, analysers and other equipment
  • Applying diagnostic tools and techniques to identify the causes of network performance issues
  • Applying structured approaches to troubleshooting network issues and repair faults in hardware, software products and the networkinclusive of Dallmeier Video Surveillance products
  • Integrating network-related and Dallmeier specific software into an existing network environment
  • Interpreting written requirements and technical specifications for network activities and maintaining accurate records of network maintenance activities
  • Logging and responding to network service calls and providing technical network support to end-users as required
  • Documenting work done in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Operating within the parameters of service level agreements, standards and/or agreed response times
  • Operating effectively in the business environment and responding to business issues related to network engineering and Dallmeier products
  • Liaison with Colleagues in IT department, Software and hardware Development departments in Dallmeier HQ, based in Bavaria

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Keen to learn
  • IT Savvy
  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and organised approach

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • Maintain a productive, professional and secure working environment
  • Prepared to travel within UK and mainland Europe

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE (or equivalent) grade C/4 or above in English and maths

Future prospects

  • Upon completing the apprenticeship, there are real progression opportunities available
  • Along with your employer, you may decide to progress onto our level 5 programme and take your career even further
  • If successful for this role, you will be reporting directly into Senior Project Manager

Things to consider

Before you apply for this role, have you asked yourself:
  • Do I live close enough to Pucklechurchthat I could commute there and back every day?
  • Do I meet the qualifications required for this role?
  • Am I available to start an apprenticeship within the next two months?
  • Do I want to work in the network engineeringindustry and have I researched into it?

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