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Digital and Technology Solutions Apprenticeship - Software Specialism - Ipswich

BT Security
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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2024 UK Digital and Technology Solutions Apprenticeship - Software Specialism

You're not just looking for a career, you're looking to make a difference.

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding. And we use the power of technology to help solve big challenges, like climate change and cyber security.

From day one, you'll have a voice at BT Group. You'll get stuck in to tough challenges, pitching ideas and making things happen. You won't be alone though: we'll be there with help and support, learning and development. You'll make great friends, discover new talents, and feel part of something exhilarating.

This is your chance to make a real difference to the world. Grab it.

About this role

With over 175 years of heritage, Business is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We've brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

We're a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it's not just the technology that matters, it's what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

We value diversity and inclusion and believe in making a positive impact. We connect for good by championing digital inclusion and equipping people, businesses, and communities with digital skills to thrive.

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.

Everyone has access to unparalleled professional and personal development opportunities and your contribution is always valued. With incredible opportunities to learn and develop your skills, we'll invest in you and nurture your potential.

If you're diligent, dedicated, and want to be part of a team that defends the very essence of communications, we're providing the opportunity to truly be a force for good.

You'll be joining a specialist technology and business team that is a trusted partner to governments worldwide, protecting critical national infrastructure and committed to the safety and security of our nation and global communities.

Our mission focused work is innovative, inspiring and technologically challenging in a way that makes every day different and stimulating. We provide the opportunity to work on rare projects, with exciting tools and brilliant people.

Your role will be in the Engineering team where the focus is to ensure that our security mission and that of our customers' is delivered. You'll be working on real customer projects from day one; growing in the area of cyber security developing key skills and experience to set up your career in this space.

Your role will be h elping us design, create and test brand new concepts in security software for customers across the globe. You could be researching cutting edge software solutions across a variety of projects and develop software systems and automation. Working with specialists in an area to innovate the world of security products, following the software development lifecycle.

If you're diligent, dedicated, and want to be part of a team that defends the very essence of communications, we're providing the opportunity to truly be a force for good. With incredible opportunities to learn and develop your skills, we'll invest in you and nurture your potential.

About the apprenticeship you'll study for.

As a Digital Technology Solutions Apprentice, you'll study for a University Degree in Digital Technology Solutions Level 6 , actively applying what you learn at university to your role within BT. Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you'll receive a BSc degree from one of our University Partners.

The degree course runs for four years and is a work-based learning degree.

You'll spend a minimum of 20% of your time learning and studying.

After you have successfully completed your apprenticeship qualification and scheme, we'll support you in securing a role that is best aligned to your strengths and interests.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to achieve (or be on course to achieve) three A-Levels with a minimum of BCC grades. You'll also need a minimum of five GCSEs at grades 4-9 (C or above) including English and Maths. Equivalent qualifications are accepted.

The role is also subject to you gaining and keeping DV (Developed Vetting) level of security clearance. The result of the security clearance vetting is not subject to appeal. Failure to successfully achieve and maintain the necessary level of security clearance may see any offer of employment with BT cease or withdrawn.

An allowance of £5k per annum made payable monthly may be paid while you hold DV clearance level and continue to work in a role that requires DV. The terms of this allowance will be made available if you are successful in being recruited for this role.



Starting Salary

Starting salary is £21,000.

Start date

September 2024

About BT Group

BT Group is the global powerhouse behind EE, BT, Plusnet, and Openreach.

We value diversity and celebrate difference. We'll encourage you to be yourself, whatever your background. As our CEO, says 'We embed diversity and inclusion into everything that we do. It's fundamental to our purpose: we connect for good.'

Whichever brand you're working for, we're all playing for the same team. And we all enjoy the rewards of being part of something bigger: the opportunities to explore new experiences, pursue different dreams, climb challenging career ladders, and try out different ways of working.

We're always looking ahead. We don't just sell broadband, and networks, and security, and thousands of clever things you've never heard of; in our Martlesham labs, we're inventing the technologies of the future.

Four brands. One team, 100,000 strong. Together, we're connecting the world. Come and play your part in building the BT Group of the future, one that will be net zero by 2030.

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