Unisys Dorado Technical Apprentice- Manchester, Open to flexibility

Location
Manchester
Salary
£19,863 - £22,070 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2018
Closes
16 Sep 2018
Ref
626188
Contact
Lloyds Banking Group
Role
Banking, IT
Contract Type
Permanent

Unisys Dorado Technical Apprentice- Manchester, Open to flexibility

Within the Chief Information Office, Service Operations and Enterprise Infrastructure Team we ensure that the IT Production Service is available to our customers at point of need 24 hours a day , 365 days a year and ensure that we patch, maintain and operate our Data Centres, Tech Rooms and On Premise Technology stacks to ensure continuous availability and security of our customers data and services.

As a Unisys Dorado Technical Apprentice you will, at the Technical Specialist level contribute to the support and delivery of Products, Infrastructure, Applications and Services necessary to maintain and improve the 24 x 7 availability of the CBS (Core Banking System). Plus provide support to the dependant subsystems and Services whilst ensuring that Infrastructure currency and risk mitigation are considered throughout the delivery and support processes.

You will work with, and learn from, a dedicated team of Subject Matter Experts across a number of technical disciplines required to provide ongoing support for the platform and by providing out of hours support to deliver change across a number of infrastructure components that provide real-time services to both the Digital and Retail businesses.

You will have the opportunity to join a team who are willing to share a broad level of technical skills and experience not only on the Unisys Dorado platform but also in aspects of Windows / X86, Communications and Database maintenance. The team are also fully versed in the all of the processes required to provide high-availability infrastructure to the business. These processes include Change, Incident, Problem and Availability Management which form a key part of their day-to-day roles. The successful candidate will be expected to learn all of these processes as part of their on-going development and training.

Right from the start, we'll give you full training and all the support you need during your 2 year Apprenticeship. During this time you will be given all the coaching and development you need to achieve your competency through on the job training, classroom and on line training whilst you learn. You don't need previous experience of finance or banking, however you must be keen to develop your career within IT. This role will enable you to enhance your skills and product knowledge in order to better support senior SMEs and the Lloyds Banking Group IT infrastructure.

Please note that there will be a requirement to carry out technical activities in support of project delivery, service improvement and ongoing support of the platform which may involve out of hours working. We are committed to the principles of agile working and are proud of the industry recognition we have received, including No 1 in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers Index 2017, Top 10 Employer for Working Families 2017, Times Top 50 Employer for Women all in 2017 and Best Bank for Diversity and Inclusion at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2017.

Lloyds Banking Group is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

Achieving Lloyds Banking Group's vision of being the best bank for customers and meeting the Group's risk appetite is dependent on every colleague demonstrating our core value of "putting customers first". Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference. Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity.

So if you have a desire to learn from the experts and some knowledge of the Unisys software product set we would welcome your application. In return for your hard work, we offer a competitive reward package; please see our careers website for more details.

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