IT Apprentice - 06532

Recruiter
Baltic Training Services
Location
Peterborough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1242995489
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Celebrating their 10th year of trading, our prestigious client Evolving Networks Ltd are expanding their friendly and vibrant team with the addition of a Technical Apprentice.

Located in modern offices in Peterborough, you will learn to deal with IT-related issues and troubleshoot. Provide Customers with a first class service and provide technical support to end users!

Salary, Hours & Benefits
  • £10,400 per annum
  • Monday to Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • 20 days holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Regular company-funded social events
  • Free tea and coffee (and often doughnuts and biscuits)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Dog days

There are career progression opportunities available upon completion of the programme. You, along with your employer, may progress to a Level 4 programme, and take your training even further.

Roles & Responsibilities

Evolving Networks are currently experiencing a sustained growth period and as a result, are looking for a number of apprentices to join their existing teams.

Working within the Technical Team and reporting to the Head of Infrastructure, your daily duties and responsibilities will include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:
  • Ensuring all customer connections maintain uptime at all costs.
  • Completing the initial diagnosis of support cases and network events by either resolving the procedure or escalating as necessary.
  • Problem-solving network connectivity issues using remote diagnostic tools and systems.
  • Managing all cases and customer requests from identification to resolution and closure, ensuring SLAs are met.
  • Answering telephone and email support requests and responding to and managing events from our network monitoring platform to proactively protect customer connectivity.
  • Working alongside the head of the infrastructure to assist in the day to day management.
  • The role will include the use of centralised business systems including CRM and service desk management tools, as well as bespoke cloud-based software platforms and systems for diagnosis, problem-solving and network management.

Full support and guidance will be provided by both the employer and training provider throughout the apprenticeship.

Desired Skills & Competencies
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Able to work as part of a team and work independently
  • Good communication
  • Creative approach to problem-solving
  • Good Customer Service Skills


Personal Qualities
  • A methodical and logical approach to problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Excellent attitude to customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently with customers at all levels, by telephone, face to face and in writing
  • Ability to effectively interpret user's requirements
  • Awareness of the essential role of IT within the business and a good standard of written and verbal English


About the Employer

Evolving Networks is the UK market leader in Software Defined Networking solutions. We are a fast growing, innovative ISP and software house specialising in the provision of fully managed SDWAN solutions to the UK business market. We have been recognised as the only UK Company amongst the top 10 most dynamic SDWAN providers in the world. Our customer base includes some of the largest companies in the UK and we have developed a deserved reputation as a true innovator in the marketplace.

Although we are at the cutting edge of our market, Evolving Networks has been established for ten years, is privately held, debt-free and stable, with an established customer base. We recently purchased a new office on the Lynch Wood Business Park.

At Evolving Networks, we have high standards and take our jobs seriously, but we also enjoy each other's company and want to work in a stimulating and fun environment. For more information about Evolving Networks, please visit their website at the below address:

https://evolving.net.uk/

Location & Travel

Located not far from the Peterborough United Football Club, Evolving Networks Ltd operate from a modern office building with parking and excellent transport links.

Training to be Provided

If you are successful in securing this role, you will be enrolled onto one of our apprenticeship programmes. Follow the link below for the programme applicable to this role:

https://baltictraining.com/apprentices/apprenticeship-programmes/infrastructure-technician/

We're always looking for enthusiastic people to add to our talent pool: at Baltic, we believe people are more than a list of skills, so even if you don't feel like you tick every box - get in touch with us! Our apprenticeships will teach you all the skills you need to succeed anyway!

Why choose an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a great way to get the qualifications and experience needed to start your career. Combining technical training with work experience, becoming an apprentice is the first step to a recognised career path. The digital sector will only continue to grow and an apprenticeship with Baltic will enable you to join this diverse, fast-moving and exciting industry, putting you at the forefront of tomorrow's world. If you're ready to earn more, start your apprenticeship with Baltic Training today, apply below.

About Baltic

Baltic Training is one of the only apprenticeship training providers that offer a completely tech-focused, tech-driven training solution. We help people transform their knowledge and passion into skills that employers need.

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch! Once we receive your application, one of our team will be in touch to help you with the next stage. In the meantime, if you want to get a head start on the other applicants, expand your knowledge with the links provided!

https://baltictraining.com/apprentices/resources/information-advice-and-guidance/

Eligibility

Residency eligibility applies to this vacancy. You must be a British or European Economic Area (EEA) citizen and have been resident in the UK or EEA country for the past 3 years. Residency rules and some exceptions can be found here https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/730997/1819_Provider_Rules_v1.0.pdf (clause P305)

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