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DevOps Engineering Apprenticeship

Employer
BAE
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£18,000
Closing date
25 Feb 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
April
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

BAE Systems DevOps Engineer – Level 4 Apprenticeship

Start date: April 2022

Base location: Leeds

It is now argued that DevOps is one of the most sought after skillsets in the industry, surpassing that of the range of data science disciplines. At its simplest, DevOps is a philosophy and way of working that brings together two historically disparate parts of the IT organisation, namely those who develop the software and those who are then required to support it in the live environment.

 

This Apprenticeship is designed to develop individuals with the required capability to become a DevOps Engineer with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. On completion of your training you will be taking responsibility for all aspects of the development and operations process – the design, build, test, implement, release and continual iteration of products.

 

The programme will provide you with the technical knowledge and interpersonal skills to work with confidence in a wide variety of challenging business environments. You may have some experience within IT, or you might be a Graduate or non-Graduate who has a passion for IT. If you have a genuine passion for technology and continuous learning, this could be the programme for you.

 

Whilst you progress through this Apprenticeship, we will support you through the UK Security clearance process, which will allow you to work with our more sensitive projects in support of our clients: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

 

The DevOps Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with Estio, candidates will learn and develop together and feel part of the programme from day one. On completion of the initial 16 week training phase, learners will then deploy into projects within the business.

 

Key Programme features

  • An integrated programme delivering learning that supports a strong sense of progression, continuity and collaboration whilst building IT excellence.
  • A strong foundation in practical interpersonal and business skills
  • Working in teams utilising Agile methodologies
  • World class technical training in the latest engineering languages and approaches – including Agile Software Development, Azure, Python, SQL, JavaScript;
  • Industry recognised qualifications including: Level 4 DevOps Engineering apprenticeship
  • Subject Matter Experts (SME's) imparting experience and knowledge to ensure you have the skills to succeed
  • Practical experience of hands-on learning to solve real life business challenges

 

What’s in it for you?

  • Industry leading intensive training by Estio for 16 weeks, supporting your development to becoming a skilled, work-ready DevOps Engineer. This training will be virtual and a laptop will be provided for use during the course.
  • On completion of the training you will have completed a varied course of topics, required to be a competent DevOps Engineer.
  • Support and mentorship from BAE Systems subject matter experts
  • A demanding and rewarding career – making the world a safer place.

 

Reward & Benefits

  • £18,000 starting salary
  • Regular salary uplifts throughout the programme
  • Fully funded training
  • 25 days holiday per year, with the option to buy/sell additional days
  • Pension scheme
  • Car lease and share schemes
  • Pick and mix benefits package
  • Wide variety of development and training opportunities.

 

Entry Criteria

  • Numerate – demonstrated by GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade C (or equivalent) or above
  • Literate – demonstrated by GCSE English (or equivalent) at grade C (or equivalent) or above
  • Be able to demonstrate a passion for IT

 

Assessment Process

Should your initial application be successful, you will be contacted by the recruiter with further information. Likely assessment activities include:

  • CV submission & review
  • Aptitude testing
  • Virtual interview
  • Medical & Security checks

 

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

 

 

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence 

 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

 

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

 

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

 

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

 

Division overview: Government

 

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

 

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Company

At BAE Systems we serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us. Ours is a culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and is a place where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, no matter what their background.

With a workforce of 90,000 people in more than 40 countries, we’re committed to nurturing talent - empowering our people to drive innovation, make the right decisions and solve complex challenges.

It’s never too soon to start thinking about your future. Whether you’re in your final year of school or college or taking this time to explore a career change, joining BAE Systems as an apprentice means being part of a team of inspiring colleagues who will support you to achieve your ambitions.

With a long history of innovation and excellence behind us, and exciting plans for the future, BAE Systems is a place where you can start, and grow, your career with confidence.

Whatever your skills and ambitions, and wherever in the UK you live, if you bring your commitment and energy – you’ll have the chance to make a real impact, where it counts, whichever team you join.

About our apprenticeship programmes

We have a wide range of apprenticeships across different business areas. Our programmes are designed for those who have, or are about to, complete GCSE’s (or equivalent) onwards; spanning areas such as Engineering, Business and Finance from intermediate to degree level.

Earn and learn

As an apprentice, you’ll gain valuable work experience, develop skills and be supported in your study towards professional qualifications – all whilst earning a salary.

Our employee networks, your team and your mentors will help you to develop connections and experience a fulfilling career. There are also plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in volunteering, so you’ll be encouraged to make a difference outside of work too.

Your future

Apprentices are our future, so we invest in yours. We recognise the vital part they play in our success, so you’ll be encouraged to bring your unique perspective and showcase your ideas right from the start. Many of our colleagues began their career as an apprentice, and each one of your team will be passionate about guiding you on your own journey.

At BAE Systems, we’re not just proud of what we do, we’re proud of how we do it. So when you join us, you’ll be part of an inclusive culture that’s committed to working to the highest ethical and environmental standards, making a positive contribution to the countries and communities in which we operate.

Switch on your career with us – apply now.

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