IT - Higher Apprenticeship

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  • Employer National Grid
  • Job type Higher Apprenticeships
  • Salary £23,500
  • Deadline 03/02/2019

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations Warwick
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 15/11/2018

About the Role

Are you looking for an apprenticeship that is fast paced, challenging, exciting and a fantastic opportunity to work with cutting edge technology?

That’s good because that’s what we are looking for in an apprentice wanting to start their career in the IT industry, where innovation, reliability and security is the technology that empowers National Grid in this fast-changing energy industry.

From desktop support to server and cloud projects, the role promises varied and interesting exposure to a broad range of technologies which means you could work in:

- Project Management – working on projects to deliver technology or applications

- Business Analysis – understanding business processes and the systems that our customers use

- Infrastructure & Operations – maintaining live systems and resolving problems with system failures

- Business Relationship Management – working with our customers to understand their system requirements

- Enterprise / Solution Architecture - setting out National Grid’s technical roadmap and the technology of the future

- Digital Risk and Security – working to keep our systems safe from cyber crime * 

- Critical National Infrastructure Analyst – supporting systems that manage gas and electricity flow

Key Tasks and Areas of Work

Depending on your choice of business area, you could be working in any of the following roles:

- Working as a junior project manager or business analyst – working with both our business customers and internal IT teams to deliver system changes and understand customer needs.

- Working with the infrastructure / operations / strategy team – working on initiatives that mean we can collaborate better, work smarter, be more digital or new company wide application changes.

- Working across our global business to share best practice on how to make best use of our applications and technologies

- Working with our customers to really understand their business and how technology can improve the way they work

Benefits

Working in the IS department means you could be working with third party suppliers or National Grid businesses. The role that technology plays is wide reaching and touches every working person every day.

You will have access to many parts of National Grid, whether that is through starting projects and visioning the end product, resolving technology issues for customers or finding better ways to use technology for the benefit of our employees and customers.

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