Technical Degree (Level 6) Apprenticeship at Microsoft

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Our exciting Apprenticeship is for people aged 16-24 years old and gives you the opportunity to start your career earlier than most. An Apprenticeship is a genuine alternative to university, we offer full training while you work helping you to get ahead in a working environment.
 
In addition to receiving great experience and guidance from the start, you can also avoid expensive tuition fees and start earning and learning faster than traditional education. Just imagine what you could have achieved at Microsoft in the time it takes you to complete a university degree.
 
We don’t believe in the traditional notion of “work experience” either. At Microsoft you are given real responsibility from the outset, with an employment contract for the full duration of your Apprenticeship and funded training relevant to your role. When you complete your Apprenticeship, you’ll receive a nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification and support to help you continue your career at Microsoft.

Technical Degree (Level 6) Apprenticeship

Our exciting Apprenticeship is for people aged 16-24 years old and gives you the opportunity to start your career earlier than most. A Degree Apprenticeship is a new education route, just launched by the Government, bringing together the best of higher and vocational training. This new option enables university study and the invaluable on-the-job training typical of an Apprentice without having to cover the cost of tuition. In addition to receiving great experience and guidance from the start, you can also avoid expensive tuition fees and start earning and learning faster than traditional education.

At Microsoft you are given real responsibility from the outset, with an employment contract for the full duration of your Apprenticeship and funded training relevant to your role. When you complete your Apprenticeship, you’ll receive a Bachelor Degree from Aston University and support to help you continue your career.

Join our Apprenticeship programme and you will have an extensive range of responsibilities and key tasks to undertake. You will be working in an exciting, ever-changing and fast-paced environment as part of a team. You must have a passion for technology, a curiosity to learn and excellent communication skills. We recruit into a variety of technical roles some of which are described below; by applying to this stream you will be automatically considered for similar opportunities:

  • We are looking for someone who is excited about Data and AI to drive high priority customer initiatives on the Microsoft Data Platform in collaboration with customers, solution architects and the Microsoft field. This is a customer facing role, supporting the end-to-end technical guidance and showcasing expertise on the Microsoft Data Platform.
  • We are looking for Cloud Solution Architect to drive high priority customer initiatives on Azure Infrastructure in collaboration with customers and the Microsoft field. This is a technical, customer facing role that is accountable for the end-to-end customer cloud deployment experience on infrastructure workloads.

Requirements:

To join as a Degree Apprentice you will need to have obtained or be predicted to achieve a minimum of Grade 4 or C GCSE Maths and English and a minimum of 3 A-levels grades ABB (or equivalent) preferably in one of the following: Math, Science, ICT or related. Successful apprentices will achieve a BSc (Honours) in Digital & Technology Solutions through Aston University.

Please note that the Apprenticeship is for school leavers only and those who are due to graduate this academic year or who have finished university are not eligible.

For the 2018 intake of our Degree Apprenticeship Programme you must be able to start your in September 2018. The duration of the programme is 4.5 years.

We encourage you to submit your application asap!

Additional Information

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £16,500 + sign on bonus

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