Infrastructure Network Engineer Apprentice - Level 4 Apprenticeship

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2 Dec 2021

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Infrastructure Network Engineer Apprentice - Level 4 Apprenticeship
London or Newcastle

About the company:

GK Apprenticeships are recruiting on behalf of Avanade, a leading provider of innovative services and solutions to enterprises worldwide using the Microsoft platform.

Avanade has gone from strength to strength since they first launched back in the early 2000s, having been named Microsoft Alliance SI Partner of the Year 15 times and with 32,000 Microsoft certifications under their belt.

They are also passionate about having a positive impact on the world around them, from working with an energy company to repopulate coral reefs to developing an AI chatbot to provide instant answers to tax questions for a leading engineering company.

Now, they're looking for an Infrastructure Network Engineer Apprentice to join them on an 18-24 month apprenticeship.

The rewards:

- A competitive salary
- Gain hands-on experience with the latest Microsoft technologies
- The opportunity to gain highly respected Vendor qualifications such as Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, Azure Security Administrator, CompTIA Network+ and ITIL Foundation
- The chance to progress into a permanent role at the end of your apprenticeship

Following completion of your apprenticeship, you can expect a salary of:
London: GBP27,000 per annum - Newcastle: GBP25,000 per annum

What you'll be doing:

As an Infrastructure Network Engineer Apprentice, you will learn everything there is to know about the management of IT infrastructure and networks.

You will have the chance to work with new networking languages, frameworks, cloud computing and associated systems.

Working alongside an experienced team, you'll be shown how to deliver a variety of networking tasks and become a brilliant infrastructure consultant in the process.

Once trained, you will have the opportunity to run and present at workshops, create documentation and train and/or upskill staff.

What you'll need:

To join the team as an Infrastructure Network Engineer Apprentice, you'll need:

- A minimum of five GCSEs (including Grade C or above in English & Maths) AND three A Levels OR equivalent Level 3 qualification or experience

- An analytical mind
- Strong team-working skills
- Logical problem-solving skills
- The ability to adapt and apply existing skills to new learning and technologies
- The willingness to develop excellent communications skills
- Evidence of an interest and passion in technology such as school projects, blogs, hobbies and/or app development
- An appetite to learn and progress your career in technology

STEM subjects may also be beneficial to your application.

Please note, candidates without GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above will need to achieve this level via the Level 2 Functional Skills training programme provided through this apprenticeship prior to the End Point Assessment.

Regrettably, we cannot progress candidates for an IT apprenticeship if they hold any of the following qualifications: Undergraduate and/or Master's Degree, HND, HNC or Certificates of Higher Education in an IT related subject.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative organisation and gain brilliant, hands-on experience within a successful team.

You will have the chance to learn key skills, work towards a Level 4 Apprenticeship and kick start a great career in technology on completion with an excellent starting salary.

So, if you are eager to learn and passionate about all things tech, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for.

Other organisations may call this role Apprentice Network Engineer, Apprentice IT Engineer, Junior IT Technician, Apprentice Network Support Engineer, Trainee Network Infrastructure Engineer, or Junior Network Infrastructure Engineer.

This role would also be suitable for those considering an IT Apprenticeship, IT Internship, IT Training Programme, IT Support Apprenticeship, or an IT Engineering Apprenticeship.

Please note, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and we reserve the right to close the role early should a sufficient number be received. As such, we would encourage early applications to avoid disappointment.

So, if you're looking to become an Infrastructure Network Engineer Apprentice, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency

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