Database Administrator at CGI

Start Date:
2011
Location:
Bristol
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
£14,000 annually
Review Date:
13th January 2017

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Review Score

9.7/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

10/10

Database Administration - Looking after Daimlers servers and release management work. ALso involved in several other projects as a DBA.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

10/10

Linux, oracle database, Unix and SQL server/

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I enjoy the people I work with and the role that I do. I always feel supported and comfortable in the workplace.

4. How valued do you feel by CGI?

10/10

In a large company you do sometimes feel like one number in a list but on a more personal level with managers and mentors you always feel like youre role matters and that you are a valued member of the team.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

CGI are faultless with my programme the only faults have come from the 3rd party training company.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

10/10

Monthly reviews from a tutor who comes to the workplace.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

Constant support from all colleagues around me.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

7/10

The salary is enough to get buy but not easily with costs of rent, various taxes, bills and food. But I am sure this is the case for all apprentices especially as this is a fairly well payed role.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Lots of social opportunities outside of work through a social club.

9a. Would you recommend CGI to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Constant support and encouragement around you makes it a very comfortable place to work.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to CGI? *

Don't worry about lack of knowledge before the role, people are just as interested in your own experiences outside of the role you are applying for.

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