Join Podtech as an Apprentice DevOps Engineer PODTECH IO

Podtech is seeking a passionate and driven individual to join our dynamic team as an Apprentice DevOps Engineer. This is an incredible opportunity to kick-start your career in the tech industry with a leading-edge company while earning a prestigious DevOps Engineering Diploma from Corndel.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm - located at our Milton Keynes office, next to the station.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of our CI/CD pipelines
  • Support the automation of our infrastructure provisioning and management processes
  • Collaborate with the development team to ensure seamless, efficient deployment of software

The training you will be getting

Participate in continuous learning and skills development as part of the Corndel Level 4 DevOps Engineering Diploma program.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Transition to a full DevOps Engineer role with increased responsibilities and project involvement
  • Explore specialisation within DevOps areas like cloud services, automation, or security based on interests and company needs
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions, contributing to the long-term IT and DevOps strategy of Podtech
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts, analysing current practices and suggesting optimisations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working


BTEC or equivalent Computer Science (Grade Merit) Desired

Things to consider

Considering the diverse career paths within and beyond DevOps, such as transitioning into software development, system architecture, or IT project management, depending on their evolving interests and the opportunities available.

About the employer

Podtech are a custom software development company that specialises in delivering tailor-made IT solutions and services to businesses of all sizes. With a dynamic team of over 30 skilled developers, QAs, and consultants, Podtech is committed to navigating the complexities of both modern and legacy technology stacks. This approach allows them to offer end-to-end software development services that are not only efficient but also highly personalised to meet each client's unique requirements. Whether it's developing software for mission-critical environments or deploying scalable multi-region systems, Podtech has a proven track record of delivering high-quality software solutions that drive business growth and innovation.




Elder House

West Elder Gate

Milton Keynes



Shweta Barmi

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Training provider


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

DevOps engineer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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

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