V01862 - Information Management & Technology Apprentice BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Information Management & Technology (IM&T) underpins business operations and is embedded in the activities of every Function. Delivering efficient and effective IM&T requires all individuals of our organisation to work together

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214514

  • Positions

    8 available

What you will do in your working day

Our IM&T strategic priorities are:

  • Ensure world-class cyber security
  • Modernise IM&T and improve service delivery
  • Digitally enable the company
  • Strengthen peoples’ capability and cross-Sector collaboration

As an Information Management & Technology (IM&T) Degree Apprentice you will work alongside and will be mentored by highly skilled individuals who provide information technology and data solutions to the wider Submarines business.

Through on the job learning and higher education you will develop a range of skills and competencies both technical and non-technical. You will learn how IM&T (our IT function) help the business throughout the design, build, test and commissioning of our submarines.

Whether it is managing a project to deliver a new piece of software or developing new and improved IT Systems, IM&T is a varied department with so many opportunities to find those skills you have yet to develop.

The breadth of skillsets below gives an indication of the wide array of activities carried out by the department. You will undertake a rotation of placements across a number of ambitious teams within IM&T, giving you a breadth of different experiences.

Our IM&T Skillsets are based on the globally recognised SFIA Framework and these are aligned to five IM&T Career Paths:

  • Solution Definition, Design and Delivery
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • General Management
  • Security

Specific activities could include:

Maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and customers. 
Contributing to the development and delivery of system documentation.

Supporting formal audits on data, products and services
Problem solving and assisting with the resolution of technical and software application incidents.

Carrying out data modelling activity such as creating reports and conducting analysis.

Ensuring that data and records are appropriately managed and quality controlled. 

Gathering data from a number of sources and producing reports and presentations.

Supporting the testing and deployment of new applications.
Identifying operational problems and contributing to their resolution.

Providing practical support and guidance to other members of the IM&T function when required.

Across the team, we have specialists working in product development, application support, testing, data and business analysis, business relationship management, and architecture, project management, information security, security architecture, and compliance, governance and people capability. This is not an exhaustive list.

We will identify what areas of IM&T interest you and which Skillsets you have a particular talent for, allowing you to identify what to specialise in within your degree programme.

The training you will be getting

By the end apprentices will recieve a Digital and technology solutions professional Level 6 qualification.

Through on the job learning and higher education you will develop a range of skills and competencies both technical and non-technical. You will learn how IM&T (our IT function) help the business throughout the design, build, test and commissioning of our submarines.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us via employment. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities – whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
Other 96 (Grade UCAS Tariff points) Essential

About the employer

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

Employer

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Address

BAE Systems

1st Floor, Main Shipyard Offices

Barrow-in-Furness

LA14 1AF

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

GART@baesystems.com

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Training

Training provider

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024