Degree Apprenticeship

Degree Apprentice - Information Technology

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So do we. We believe our apprenticeship programmes are the best alternative to university for ambitious and hard-working students. Especially as you’ll gain a qualification whilst earning a salary as well as the reputation that comes with working for a digital pioneer like Siemens. 

Starting at Siemens

Learn about what support Siemens will provide in the run-up to starting your new role. To watch the full Gradcracker/Siemens webinar, click here.

Not sure who Siemens are and what we do? 

Here at Siemens we build a better world using digital skills to create greener energy, ground-breaking software and ingenious inventions.

This opportunity is within Siemens Digital Industries based in Manchester, in this exciting division of Siemens we: optimise our customers' processes, improve their productivity and reduce their energy costs with our product range and Totally Integrated Automation solutions. The product areas which we sell to customers are Factory Automation, Control Products, Motion Control and Process Automation. You will be working within the ‘Business Knowledge Informatics’ department responsible for delivering change, transformation and improvement activity at all levels of the organisation.

The challenge

Part of being an apprentice at Siemens means you get to work on real life projects whilst also being supported on a guided learning journey. During this 4-year degree apprenticeship programme, you will work towards a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions with Manchester Metropolitan University. Click here to find out more about the course. 

Here is what you can make a difference in:

  • Programming and solving business problems through developing IT solutions
  • Working on Business Intelligence and Data Analytics projects to help the business understand its current position and work on potential growth areas
  • Actively participating in all stages of application development, including analysis, design, test, implementation and support
  • Ensuring that the business has the relevant skills and tools to achieve their goals
  • Working closely with employees to resolve technology queries and overcome issues, including being an IT ambassador responsible for ensuring the business is informed of relevant technologies and services and are fully equipped to win business.

The candidate

We are looking for forward-thinking, inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • You think logically, willing to self-learn and research, and take a creative approach to problem solving
  • You enjoy collaborating with others to find innovative solutions
  • You can work independently, safely and responsibly; take ownership of challenges and ideas and are looking to develop your ability to drive and lead change
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and can communicate with employees across the business
  • Identify with our values of Zero Harm, Innovative, Excellent and Responsible. We can teach you the knowledge on your apprenticeship however its also means a lot to us for you to align to our culture and values. 
  • Some experience in a customer-facing role is desirable although not essential

Minimum educational requirements

3 A-levels or BTEC level 3 in an IT related subject as well as at least 5 GCSE's grade 5 or above including mathematics and English language. 

The benefits of a degree apprenticeship:

  • Continue your learning beyond college/school whilst earning a competitive salary at the same time as well as an annual bonus!
  • Have the chance to join a community of highly skilled professionals who will help you on your learning journey 
  • Stay at the forefront of innovation by joining Europe's leading engineering and technology company

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