Degree Technology Apprentice

Recruiter
Cisco Systems
Location
Crescent House, Towers Business Park, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 2JE
Salary
£17,500.00 annually
Posted
29 Jan 2021
Closes
28 Feb 2021
Ref
VAC001679065
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
You'll...
  • Be at the heart of it all; watching technology happen from the inside
  • Design, test, and deploy our technology, understand the engineering behind it and learn to troubleshoot
  • Analyse and unpick data and understand how telemetry is informing our business.
  • Manage projects that ensure we deliver for our customers, communicating with stakeholders and working towards deadlines
  • Work in partnership with international brands to deliver solutions to their business problems
  • Meet hundreds of Cisco employees from all over the world; expanding your professional network by building contacts, working with the best and learning from experts
  • Give back to local communities through fundraising, volunteering and raising awareness of meaningful causes
  • To top it all off, you'll have a strong support system, including a network of current apprentices, mentors and managers to guide and advise you


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You'll need an ability to soak up knowledge
  • Have a passion to learn new things
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Personal qualities

  • Innovative
  • Accountable
  • Attention to detail


Desired qualifications

  • Qualifications matter, but a passion for technology and the desire to learn are even more important
  • You should have or be studying towards achieving at least 2 A Levels (excluding General Studies or Critical Thinking) or a BTEC Level 3 or equivalent
  • You should also have a minimum of 5 GCSE (or equivalent) grades A* to C or grade 4-9, including English & maths, as an indicator of your learning


Future prospects

On completion of the apprenticeship, they will have gained experience across a number of business units and organisations within Cisco, with the potential to graduate into a full time role with an team they have gained experience in, along with a fully paid degree and certifications in the pathway they have chosen to upskill in.

Things to consider

Other requirements:
  • Must be able to legally live and work in UK, withoutfuture Ciscovisa support or sponsorship (student visas or visas obtained on your own are not applicable for the program)
  • Your application should demonstrate who you are and showcase your strengths so that we can bring your abilities to life at Cisco and help you find your ideal career path

Salary:

There will be opportunity for salary reviews based on achieving objectives or targets.

Further information regarding the apprenticeship:

Our Degree Apprenticeship is a great way to kick-start your career, gaining invaluable work experience whilst earning the same qualifications as a university graduate, including sought-after industry qualifications.

During the 3 years, you will have the opportunity to experience different sides of our business -technical and otherwise- and join several teams on a rotation; you will get to work directly with our cutting-edge technology and support our industry-leading experts. By the end of the programme you will have both the knowledge and experience to begin a flourishing career.

Despite the challenges this year brought, we have kept our programme thriving virtually and have committed to giving our apprentices the support they need to start their careers with Cisco.

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