Degree Apprenticeship - Information Technology

AIA Worldwide
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Believe there's more than one way to secure a successful future?

So do we. We think our four year Digital & Technology Professional apprenticeship programme is the best alternative to university for ambitious students. Especially as you'll gain a degree and the reputation that comes with working for a prestigious engineering brand like Siemens.

This is a rare opportunity to earn money while showing your potential to a global innovator. Here at Siemens we build a better world using greener energy, cutting-edge software and ingenious inventions.

Siemens have a great opportunity for a Digital & Technology Solutions apprentice within their office in Manchester. Siemens Digital Factory & Process Industries and Drives provide innovative solutions for UK industry - we optimise our customers' processes, maximise their productivity and reduce their energy costs with our product range and Totally Integrated Automation solutions.

The successful candidate will play a key role in creating a more digital future for Siemens by working within the 'Business Knowledge Informatics' department responsible for delivering IT improvements, providing support for IT equipment and engaging and educating employees at all levels of the organization.

You will be involved in the coordination of new IT solutions provided to us from internal and external suppliers. You will work with employees from other Siemens businesses to understand the impacts to the business and help plan the deployment of these solutions.

You will also help to support employees with their IT equipment, helping to deploy new equipment, troubleshoot problems with hardware and software and provide education to employees on the best use of their PCs, mobile phones and tablets.

You will utilize and master the tools used within the business for collaboration, such as social networks, instant messaging, video conferencing and be involved in promoting these tools.

There will be opportunities to get involved in topics such as:

- Cyber security
- Programming and web development
- Network architecture
- Database design, data analysis and visualization

You will also have the chance to enhance general business skills such as public speaking, problem solving and career planning.

What do I need to qualify for the job?

- Minimum A* - C GSCE in Maths and English
- 3 A-Levels or Level 3 qualifications in appropriate subjects. (ICT, Computing)
- A keen interest and aptitude to learn about business IT and information systems is essential.

We are looking for bright, inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following characteristics:

- Computer literacy
- Problem solving
- Team working
- Communication skills
- Enthusiastic
- Passion for learning
- Self-motivated
- Organised

What else do I need to know?

Whether you're looking to develop a career in IT, Engineering, or Business, we offer early responsibility, mentoring and continuous professional development; you'll be working for a company that's committed to innovation and facing challenges. Alongside the pioneering spirit of our people, it's our engineering excellence that has made Siemens one of the world's leading technology companies. Our strength in a number of industry sectors - from the established to the emerging - makes us a consistently popular choice for graduates from a wide variety of engineering and technology degree backgrounds. Siemens offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity in the workplace and is a corporate member of WISE (Women in Science, technology and Engineering), and a signatory to the WISE Ten Steps campaign.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role. Please note the deadline for applications for this role will be 7th April 2018.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are successful in your application you will receive a new contract detailing the standard terms, conditions and benefits associated with this role. Please note that this may impact any existing entitlements to legacy terms.
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