Are you a passionate technology minded individual who is eager to work in a dynamic team with industry experts?
As a DevOps Engineer, you orchestrate seamless collaboration between development and operations, streamlining software delivery, and enhancing system reliability. Your expertise spans coding, automation, and infrastructure, ensuring the continuous integration and deployment of applications. A catalyst for innovation, you leverage cutting-edge tools to optimize development workflows, enhance security, and foster a culture of efficiency. In the dynamic realm of DevOps, you're the bridge between code and deployment, driving agility and performance across the software development lifecycle.
|Qualification and level
|Level 4 apprenticeship DevOps Engineer
|40 hour working week Monday- Friday
|Blended learning; Mix of virtual and in person workshops, online self-study and on the job learning
|Required skills and qualifications
|5 GCSEs Grade C/ 4 or above including 1 STEM subject plus Maths and English / equivalent
What are the core components of this apprenticeship?
During your apprenticeship, you will acquire valuable skills and knowledge, including:
Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): You'll embrace the art of streamlining software development and deployment pipelines, ensuring rapid and reliable releases.
Cloud Platforms: Navigate cloud computing with proficiency in AWS unlocking the power of limitless scalability.
Monitoring and Logging: You'll delve into tools like Prometheus and ELK stack, enabling you to keep a vigilant eye on system performance and troubleshoot with finesse..
Scripting and Coding: Scripting languages like Python and shell scripting will be at your fingertips, giving you the ability to automate tasks and solve complex challenges.
Security and Compliance: You'll be the guardian of system security, implementing best practices and ensuring compliance with industry standards.
What will I learn as I progress through my course?
- Collaborating with software developers to enhance the CI/CD pipeline.
- Automating software deployment, configuration, and testing processes.
- Monitoring system performance and addressing any operational issues swiftly.
- Implementing security measures and best practices for infrastructure.
- Managing containerized applications and orchestrating their deployment.
- Troubleshooting and resolving issues in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
- Keeping up-to-date with the latest DevOps tools and industry trends.
What qualifications will I gain?
- Level 4 DevOps Engineer Apprenticeship
What are my career prospects after graduating?
Your journey as a DevOps Apprentice opens the door to a world of exciting career prospects. You'll have the skills and knowledge to progress towards high-level roles in the Technology sector including but not limited to:
Automation engineer; Build and release engineer; Deployment engineer; DevOps engineer; Full stack developer; Infrastructure engineer; Platform engineer; Reliability engineer; Site reliability engineer
Successful apprentices may also choose to progress on to a higher level qualification or vocationally related programmes.
Application Process and Timeline
(Applications open 11th December 2023)
For apprentices offered a role based in Manchester, the introduction session will be 27th June 2024.
For apprentices offered a role based in London, the introduction session will be 4th July 2024.
(The start date for this programme is July 2024)