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DevOps Engineer Apprentice SS & C Technologies

We now seek a Technical Specialist to work on our business process management software, Chorus. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a vibrant, innovative, and global team and be responsible for the technical development/direction of our Chorus application, together with its peripheral technologies!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Configure processes in the Chorus business process management design studio.
  • Understand customer needs and goals to recommend optimal process solutions.
  • Maintain and enhance technical knowledge through training and development.
  • Provide technical support, assistance, and knowledge transfer in the use of Chorus, associated development tools and related software.
  • Develop a deep understanding of SS&C's intelligent automation capability, with the ability to engage in in-depth functional and technical conversations.
  • Provide technical support within the team, providing technical expertise/direction as well as being the point of reference during the lifecycle of relevant projects.
  • Assist in creating a culture of using technology to solve problems.
  • Participate in customer workshops to extract and define requirements as well as represent Chorus at all appropriate internal forums

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Why choose our DevOps Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship?

Our DevOps Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship focuses on implementing and facilitating the use of DevOps practices within a business.

The DevOps Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship programme encompasses multiple stages of the software development life cycle, automating processes around development, testing and release for continuous integration of new features, and subsequent continuous delivery of a product.

QA’s DevOps Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship programme enables the apprentice to:

  • Work as part of a larger team and understand the context of both the development and technical operations aspects of a project in order to streamline communication between teams.
  • Interpret design documentation and specifications defined and delivered by specialist members of the team, such as a business analyst or technical architect.
  • Understand a combination of strong theoretical DevOps concepts further solidified with industry-standard tooling education in building, containerisation, orchestration and deployment.
  • Gain access to a large portfolio of learning for both general-purpose and cloud-vendor specific tooling in AWS, Azure and GCP.
  • Explore the developer skills needed for learners to create applications through Python with connected databases, practising TDD and OOP.

Tools and technologies learned:

Apprentices learn to use Python, Linux, Google Cloud, Microsoft SQL Azure and AWS.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

92% of QA Apprentices secure full-time 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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills


A Level or equivalent STEM Subject (Grade Any) Desired
BTEC or equivalent IT (Grade Any) Desired
Other Apprenticeship in Software (Grade Level 3) Desired

Things to consider

Important Information: QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

About the employer

SS&C is a global provider of services and software for the financial and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, and has offices worldwide. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organisations, from the world's largest companies to small and mid-market firms, rely on SS&C for expertise, scale, and technology. SS&C Chorus optimises smart technology, such as robotic process automation and natural language processing to help our clients transform and manage their business processes at scale. In addition, there continues to be product investment in cloud enablement and integration to best-of-breed digital transformation technologies. This creates a significant opportunity to enhance the application and its use to benefit our clients.


SS & C Technologies


SS&C House

St. Nicholas Lane


SS15 5FS

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

DevOps engineer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Feb 2023