DevOps Technical Consultant Apprentice IRESS FS LIMITED

At this role level you will be spending a significant proportion of your time shadowing others and building on your knowledge of hosting and deployment tools. You will learn to be responsive to needs from internal and external clients, and support all technical aspects of environment and pipeline management, infrastructure, deployment and support.

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

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    All details will be confirmed upon interview.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key responsibilities: [will include but not be limited to:]

  • Collaborating with other teams, understanding their problem statements and assisting in managing client releases
  • Help to support technical workshops and meetings including producing minutes and actions and where appropriate; seeing these through to completion
  • Working with clients, partners and internal development teams
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of documentation including suitable presentations, documents, white papers and response libraries as required
  • Point of contact on and off site for technical guidance pre and post implementation
  • Supporting the delivery of Iress products
  • Supporting the deployment processes
  • Helping to ensure that all technical decisions are ratified by the product team
  • Contributing to client’s end-to-end design documents

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?

90% 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. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines, Familiarity with Linux, Window, Positive can-do attitude


Other Software (Grade Level 3 Apprenticeship) Essential

About the employer

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level.  Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Asia Pacific, North America, Africa and UK & Europe.




Jessop Avenue



GL50 3SH

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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: 11 Oct 2023