Academy Network Engineer Apprentice - 70417

LCS Group Ltd
7, Alexandra Road, Grimsby, DN31 1RD
£12,000.00 annually
11 Jan 2021
07 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
LCS Group are looking for a confident individual to join their expanding technical team with the opportunity to learn methods to deploy business networks and support infrastructure for a wide range of businesses. As a managed service provider, LCS Group has a diverse customer base ranging from micro businesses to corporate clients. They are looking for outgoing and confident individuals who have a strong desire to continue learning and who aren't scared to use their initiative within the workplace.

The Academy Network Engineer will have a unique opportunity to work in an agile team without the limitations of large organisations, giving them access to configure network hardware and equipment from day one along with a diverse range of software platforms. On the job training will be provided by a team of Microsoft & ZyXEL accredited network engineers with additional vendor training provided on top of the apprenticeship elements as part of a 2-year program.

If you are passionate about IT and have the drive and ambition to further your academic studies whilst gaining invaluable first hand technical experience within a reputable and successful IT organisation then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Main roles / responsibilities:

The Academy Network Engineer will be responsible for:
  • Ad-Hoc PC & Network Equipment Setup & Site Installation
  • Monitoring of infrastructure alerts and resolution activities
  • Work assisting on infrastructure replacement projects under a dedicated project manager
  • Remote and onsite customer support of Windows environments, network infrastructure & third-party applications
  • Proactive server maintenance
  • Security compliance checking
  • VoIP & hybrid telephony infrastructure installation and support activities
  • Office 365 / Azure Administration & Support

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

In order to be successful throughout this process, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Experience or passion in PC hardware, building machines and installing operating systems
  • Networking devices in a home or learning environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills throughout apprenticeship and beyond
  • Confident communication skills
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to work as part of a team but the passion to use their own initiative in the workplace

Personal qualities

  • Ability to multi task between work and apprenticeship studies
  • Having a driving licence is highly desirable, but not essential

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

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.

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