BT Research is the research arm of BT Group, formerly part of the British Post Office. The company was first established in 1921 as the Post Office Research Station at Dollis Hill, London. In 1968 BT moved of its research to the new site at Martlesham Heath based on part of the old Royal Air Force Station at Martlesham Heath near Ipswich in the English county of Suffolk, which was later renamed Adastral Park.
We are currently recruiting for our Degree Apprenticeship programme
Our apprentices do real work from day one, in this role, you’ll be joining our Technology Service Platforms team, doing a pretty critical job. You’ll be delivering network infrastructure that support our broadband products across three different internet service providers - providing vital internet services for 8 million people. How’s that for a real job?
It’s a really varied job, and you’ll be covering lots of different aspects of the full end to end solution. You’ll deliver solutions to maintain the health, stability and capacity of the platform, plus you’ll work on new developments such the introduction of exciting new Broadband products. It’ll mean working with lots of different experts, such as Network Architects, Designers, Platform Managers, Engineers, Programme Managers and senior stakeholders….and everyone in between. Your job will be to bring all these people together and help deliver an amazing solution.
Working as a Technical Delivery professional you’ll have a great opportunity to learn about Broadband networks and the technologies that underpin them. Our colleagues are all experts at what they do, and you’ll be able to gain huge amounts of experience from them in different areas. You’ll also learn about working to Agile delivery techniques - such as scrum and squads – and how this helps drive solutions forward.
Now you might think his jobs sounds really technical. While technology is part of the role, we’ll teach you what you need to know, so don’t worry about that. We have a host of colleagues on hand to support you. However, what’s really key is picking up vital softer skills such as motivating teams, to get the job done.
This job is available in the Technology part of our business.
About the apprenticeship you’ll study for
As an Apprentice Technical Delivery professional, you’ll study for a Level 6 apprenticeship in Digital & Technology Solutions. This is an apprenticeship degree course, meaning if you complete the course successfully, you’ll receive a degree from one of our university partners.
The degree course runs for four years and is a work-based learning degree.
You’ll spend a minimum of 20% of your time learning and studying.
At the start of each module you’ll need to attend a module workshop, either in person or remotely, depending on the situation at that time.
You’ll need to achieve (or be on course to achieve) three A-Levels with a minimum of AAB grades. You’ll also need a minimum of five GCSEs at grades 4-9 (C or above) including English and Maths. Equivalent qualifications are accepted.
The closing date for this job offer is on 14/05/2021
This job is located in Ipswich, Suffolk
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About West Suffolk College
West Suffolk College is an ambitious vocational and academic College, with a stunning main campus set in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. We are committed to providing outstanding education to all our students.