Technical Analyst Apprentice - 11839 Unisys Finance Limited

Currently we are seeking an ambitious individual for Technical Analyst Apprentice. This apprentice role is an entry-level role, which requires the employee to undertake both internal Unisys specific product training as well as externally accredited training, whilst also learning on the job in order to translate theory in to practice.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00

  • Working week

    9am - 5.15pm (45 min lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001255661

  • Positions

    5 available

The successful applicant will work with, and be mentored by an experienced and friendly team of Unisys technical consultants. The day to day activities will include practical training on resilient, performant, and secure hardware and software platforms on which Unisys clients run their mission critical business applications. Our clients across the globe span a range of business sectors such as financial, public sector and the airlines industry.

The primary focus of the role will be to provide support and services to Unisys clients and successful apprentices will have the potential for a long and rewarding IT career at Unisys.

We are looking for ambitious individuals to join our team as a Technical Analyst Apprentice to continue to support our clients around the globe in the above, and many other industries.
Training and development is at the heart of ensuring that you know how you can truly develop your competences and maximise your potential. As part of your development, you will receive intensive training on the flagship supercomputers supplied by Unisys to our clients.

Main Responsibilities 
Once your training is well under way, you will work with and support our clients and their businesses to ensure that their mission critical systems meet with their expectations, and continue to operate 24 x 7.
We will help and train you in the following key skills: 
• Define, design and document complex computer configurations
• Work with our clients to analyse and solve technical issues
• Provide solutions to improve computer performance and transaction throughput
• Work and liaise with our other technical support departments
• Work on site supporting our key clients to the high level they have come to expect from Unisys
• High attention to detail
• Proven ability to learn quickly


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Qualities/ requirements 

  • Proven ability to learn quickly
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Good general IT skills and awareness of multiple technologies
  • Good language skills – oral and written – English essential, other languages beneficial

Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Qualification requirements
•    A’ levels would be an advantage
•    Minimum 7 GCSE’s grades A-C, must include English and Maths and ideally ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Base location will be in Milton Keynes, however from time to time you will need to travel for specific training and to visit client sites.

About the employer

Employer Description If you have been through Airport security, flown on a plane, used a Bank Account, used the emergency services in London, chances are your details have been through a computer system provided by Unisys. Unisys has its heritage in 144 years of providing Products and Services in computing. Our Product Support Teams that work with state of the art supercomputers, servers and networks used by Banks, Airlines, Airports, Police, Security Services and many other service providers around the World, providing the rapid throughput of transactions that supports the modern demands of consumers. We are committed to supporting your career development every step of the way. You will be involved in solving the most complex problems facing our large commercial and governmental clients. As a part of the Unisys team, you will have the opportunity to: • Get hands-on experience on our IT Infrastructure • Gain new knowledge of technology solutions • Put your thumb-print on global enterprise level projects • Work cross-functionally with stakeholders worldwide

Employer

Unisys Finance Limited

Address

Willen House

Tongwell Street

Milton Keynes

MK15 0YS

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Training provider

Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Infrastructure Technician

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

0345 074 7825 apprenticeships@qa.com


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017