IT Solutions Apprenticeship Programme – London

Placeholder
  • Employer Sky
  • Job type Advanced Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline 11/03/2022

  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations London
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 10/12/2021

Wide-ranging projects. Ground-breaking software. Industry-leading technology. Join us and make an impact. Only at Sky.

UK IS South Technical Operations: This team is responsible for the correct functioning, availability and problem solving of the software applications used by Sky for its Broadband, Talk and Mobile Ordering and Repair services.

What you’ll be doing

In this team you will learn how software systems are created and operated by Sky. You’ll gain practical knowledge and skills in a diverse set of software technologies that will include application tools, database query languages, scripting languages, web portal, data analysis tools and more, all relevant to Data and Voice services. The team operate in an energetic and diverse environment, responding to events and incidents to restore service quickly.

Programme facts

  • This apprenticeship programmeis 2 years
  • Location is London
  • Expected start September 2022
  • Infrastructure Technician Standard Level 3 qualification
  • You will roll off this programme into a permanent position with Sky.

What we’re looking for

You’ll need a minimum of two GCSEs A* – C (or equivalent grades 9-4) if you’re applying for a role in England.

In addition, as part of the apprenticeship you will be required to evidence if you already have achieved Core skills (minimum of two GCSEs A* – C/ 9-4 grades, or equivalent, in English and Maths) through school or further education then you would not be required to repeat these. If you haven’t achieved them or cannot provide evidence then you will be required to achieve them as part of the programme.

Other skills we’re looking for include:

  • Passionate about technology and our brand
  • Collaborative and great with people
  • A self-starter, resilient when it gets hectic
  • A problem-solver
  • Approachable and adaptable.

Our application process

Stage 1 - Complete our short application form by entering your details and academic information. Once your application has been submitted, you’ll be invited to complete our immersive digital assessments. This may land in your junk folder so don’t forget to check it. Complete the assessments successfully and you’ll be considered for our assessment centre.

Stage 2 - The first digital assessment looks at your behavioural and cognitive strengths through several questions.

Stage 3 - In the last digital assessment, you will be required to review various sets of information and be asked questions related to this. Part of this stage will include a recorded video interview. But don’t worry there will be practice round.

Stage 4 - For the final stage of your application, we’ll invite you to a digital assessment centre and give you some tasks to get to know you better. The day will give you a practical insight into the role and will assess your technical aptitude. Once you’ve completed your assessment day, we’ll let you know when you can expect to hear back from us.

The perks

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of benefits really are something special, here are our highlights: free Sky Q (for the TV you love all in one place), a generous pension, 25 days paid annual leave, discounted Mobile and broadbandand private health care.

You’ll get access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development.

Developing you

You’ll also enjoy a brand new, action-packed, learning experience with us. We’ll help you grow into a great future leader, with the right tools and support. Our 2-year learning and development programme sits alongside your apprenticeship programme and supports you during your programme andbeyondwith :

Growth - Every project and role you take on will be a chance to learn and grow; and you’ll be supported by

passionate colleagues along the way.

Confidence - Whatever your background, you can make a valuable and valued contribution. You’ll buildconfidence

by getting involved and stepping outside of comfort zone.

Belonging - You’re trusted to own your day, but there’s always someone on hand to make sure you succeed. Either with fellow apprentices, inspiring each other to think big and take action; or with your manager and wider Sky team to help build your own unique career.

Plus, you’ll have access to a range of tools, from workshops to digital courses (like LinkedIn Learning), which will help you along the way.

It’s a journey and we want you to see your progress, so you’ll get your very own development report to track your success.

Why Inclusion is important

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best. CV’s aren’t everything. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential what you’ll bring to Sky.

We celebrate diversity because different people, with different perspectives make Sky a better business. Our customers are incredibly diverse, so we should be, too.

So why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

The current closing date for applications is 11th March 2022. But things move quickly around here, so apply now to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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