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Network Engineer Academy Apprentice

Employer
LCS Group Ltd
Location
1, Alexandra Road, Grimsby, DN31 1RD
Salary
£14,000.00 annually
Closing date
2 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
December
Duration
Permanent
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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.

Main role / Responsibilities: [will involve the following:]
  • 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

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.

Waste no time in applying today!

Personal qualities

  • Ability to multitask between work and apprenticeship studies
  • Driving License is desirable, due to travelling being key [but not essential]


Desired qualifications

Entry requirements:
  • An A Level in ICT, or
  • An International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT, or
  • A Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject, or
  • A BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits), or
  • A minimum of 12 months of experience within the last 24 months or 18 months in the last 36 months in an IT role. Specific roles that are acceptable are:
  • IT Support roles e.g. Help Desk, First line
  • Software Development Role

  • You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

    If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications.

    Find out more here:

    https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

    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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