Network Engineer Apprentice In University Of Cambridge

Are you looking for an Apprenticeship to kick-start your career?

Why not come and join the Level 4 Network Engineer Apprenticeship and grow with us?

The University Information Services provides IT facilities and IT Infrastructure for academic and administrative use across the University. We are looking for an apprentice to join our Network division which provides a variety of widely-deployed IT services across the entire University of Cambridge, including city-wide fibre optic infrastructure, a data network, wireless services, security firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and voice-over-IP (VOIP) telephone systems. Together they provide data network services for over 30,000 staff and students.

This role is perfect for those who are early into their career and have a passion and genuine enthusiasm for starting a career in IT with a focus in networking. Throughout the apprenticeship you will be trained to work and learn with each of the University's Network Division team's Network Systems for switching and routing technologies, Network Installations, Telecoms and Wireless, and Security Engineering. They will become familiar with the core concepts and technologies in each area, trained in the systems used and help to install and configure new sections of network infrastructure to University colleges, departments and data centres. These technologies include Cisco, FortiNet, and Aruba.

The role requires an A-Level/NVQ L3 vocational qualification, or equivalent, and at least five GCSEs (or equivalent) of grades A*-C (or new grading of 4-9) including Maths, English and Science or IT. It also requires excellent interpersonal skills, a strong willingness to learn and an ability to work under pressure. This includes team work using initiative and accuracy.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with all major network technologies, in a leading University IT team.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 18 months in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Jon Holgate,

Please quote reference VC17169 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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  • Qualification: Any Degree
  • Experience: Fresher
  • Skills: NETWORK
  • Job Type: Full-time Job
  • Industry: Academics
  • Last Date: 29-Nov-2019
  • Salary: GBP 14000 - 14699 Annual
  • Job Code: 18Q4000333
  • Selection Procedure: Walk In
  • Company: University Of Cambridge
  • Posted on: 11/15/2018 11:11:57 AM
Location: Cambridge | Cambridge | United Kingdom