Apprentice DevOps Engineer

Apprentice DevOps Engineer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive applicant to join our existing DevOps team, to help support our software solutions. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

How to Apply – Click here to go to the National Apprenticeship Website

Closing Date – 31st March 2021

‘DevOps’, brings together software development and operations engineers, to collaborate on service lifecycles. This way, organizations can create efficient and reliable platforms for product deployment.

As a DevOps Engineer, you’ll help create environments for technology projects, and make sure products remain available once they’re deployed to production. You’ll be involved in scaling applications and find yourself working on a wide range of technology projects with our clients.

Key Duties

  • Monitoring systems hosted within Azure
  • Assisting with troubleshooting issues that arise
  • Streamlining existing processes to make them more efficient and resilient
  • Maintaining infrastructure-as-a-code templates
  • Reviewing security and access rights

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Clear and transparent communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Excellent team player, but also able to work independently
  • Decision Making
  • Adaptability
  • Experience managing network stacks
  • CI/CD Pipelines
  • Scripting skills – Bash / Python
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux/Unix environments
  • Configuration Management Tools
  • Containerisation Tools
  • Cloud Technologies (Azure based preferable)

Personal qualities

  • A love for technology and its application
  • Presentable, professional, and punctual
  • Able to use initiative

Desired qualifications

STEM qualification and /or A level in STEM related subject.

Future prospects

Possibility of permanent employment following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Will be working predominantly remotely.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):


  • Annual wage – £18,000.00 – £18,500.00

  • Working week  -Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration -12 months

  • Possible start date -05 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level – Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number – VAC001677024

  • Positions -1 available

How to Apply – Click here and fill in an application via the Government Apprenticeship Portal