Technology Apprentice X 2( Tech Consultant Level 6)

  • Company: Digital Catapult
  • Location: London, NW1 2RA
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Ref: VAC-00039
  • Application Deadline Date: 15/07/2022
  • Start Date: 10/10/2022
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: Monday * Friday 9am -5pm

Brief Description

The role

This is a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career with a fast-paced, innovative and forward thinking digital and innovation organisation.

The purpose of the Technology Apprentice role is to work closely with experienced technologists in the 5G and Distributed Systems teams to learn the value and practice of independent technolo

Qualifications Required

GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (A-C).
Plus, one of the following:
3 A*-C grade passes at A-level or equivalent (at least one STEM subject is an advantage), or
Advanced Apprenticeship (level 3)

Personal Qualities

You are comfortable with change. Things move quickly at Digital Catapult!
You are passionate about technologies in general and their impact on our lives.

Skills Required

Skills / Experience /Qualifications/ Style
You can demonstrate a genuine interest in advanced digital technologies (preferably 5G and/or Distributed Systems) and are excited by Digital Catapult’s mission and purpose.
You have excellent problem solving and logical thinking skills.
You have a great attention to detail and like creating work of a high quality.
You relish being challenged, learning and growing.
You are organised and a self-starter.
You are a team player and enjoy working with and supporting others.
You are able to work independently when required and remotely.
You have excellent IT skills and are comfortable using MS Office and Google products.
You have excellent spoken and written English.
You are comfortable with change. Things move quickly at Digital Catapult!
You are passionate about technologies in general and their impact on our lives.

Future Prospects

Upon successful completion of apprenticeship, there may be a full-time role or further training.

Vacancy Detail


The role

This is a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career with a fast-paced, innovative and forward thinking digital and innovation organisation.

The purpose of the Technology Apprentice role is to work closely with experienced technologists in the 5G and Distributed Systems teams to learn the value and practice of independent technology consultancy within large multi-organisational consortia.
In this varied and exciting role, you will shadow two team members at Digital Catapult, attend meetings (both internal and external), learn about a range of advanced digital technologies, and have the opportunity to improve your public speaking, report writing, presentation skills, and understand more about public funding, and how large multi-organisational projects operate to achieve innovation goals.
Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities
Promote the activities of Digital Catapult as a good corporate citizen and collaboration partner
Manage and track your own progress against goals set with your line manager
Undertake private research to learn more about our technologies, and select a special interest within 5G or Distributed Systems
Research market conditions, technology partners and providers, and learn how companies function from startups through to multi-nationals
Deliver regular reports on your progress to your line managers
Support the activities of your technologists
Participate in internal and external meetings as you shadow your technologists and learn how to deliver independent advice and guidance

What you’ll learn
We take the studying element of the apprenticeship seriously. We will provide you with all the support you need to successfully complete your qualification and we will work closely with Ada. In addition, we will provide you with all of the following:
Managers who will be responsible for your overall happiness and success at Digital Catapult.
A dedicated mentor who will support you in learning the tools and processes at Digital Catapult.
A buddy who will act as a sounding board and help you to find your feet here.
A comprehensive onboarding programme and support from the People Team and our Apprenticeship champions.
My DigiCat Learn - a library of online training resources that we make available to all team members.
A dedicated programme of non-technical training designed specifically for our apprentices, focused on skills to help you build a successful career.

Other Information

Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, generous pension and life insurance, we offer a range of options so you can tailor a personal benefits package.

Whether it’s getting fit with gym discounts or getting cash back on online shopping, buying extra holiday or savings on technology, select what works for you.

We have fantastic modern offices in the heart of the Knowledge Quarter in Kings Cross where the top UK Technology companies are based. Our offices have a panoramic view over London and we have a great space set up for hybrid working (in the office and remotely). We are a social bunch and have regular opportunities to get together for a quiz, pizza, film nights and more.


At Digital Catapult we are proud to be building an open, diverse and agile community. We are committed to the continual progression of equality, diversity and inclusion within the workplace, in our teams and through the work we deliver. To ensure we deliver on this promise we have ongoing work streams in place to continue on our journey and our established partnership with Inclusive Employers further reflects our commitment.

We recognise and value the advantages and opportunities that come with having people from diverse backgrounds working with us and it is our ambition to build an organisation which is representative and reflective of UK society. We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are key to creating an enjoyable and positive company culture and ultimately to the overall success of our business and of others with whom we work. Our company values are ambition, curiosity, openness and optimism. The value openness allows our employees to be themselves and demonstrates the importance of respecting each other. Our brilliant people ambitiously strive to inspire, drive and deliver positive change in the sectors and technology areas we work in, both across the UK and globally.

We offer a strong learning and development proposition and a competitive flexible benefits package which includes generous annual leave and family leave, a double matching pension contribution scheme and health insurance which extends to family cover. We offer our employees 'giving back days' to help the wider community and the chance to get involved in company-wide volunteer days.

Ready to start your adventure?