Job Opportunity – DevOps Trainee / Apprentice

Milliamp Technologies are looking for a DevOps Trainee that has an interest or is keen to learn about Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, AI, sensors, embedded computing and web dashboards and would like to assist in the maintenance and development of our software and infrastructure technology. 

We are looking for an organised person who likes to problem solve who is looking to develop their tech career, to join a fast growing team.

We are looking for someone to initially join us as a trainee to spend 6 – 8 weeks with us with a view to starting an Apprenticeship in early 2021.  Following successful completion of an apprenticeship we hope to employ as a full time DevOps Engineer.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring/maintaining internal company IT infrastructure
  • Monitoring/maintaining external company IT infrastructure including virtual hostings, Amazon AWS platforms, and bespoke IoT platforms.
  • Supporting existing staff with any IT and software related tasks where possible.
  • Monitoring/maintaining internal/external company websites
  • Building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure on the company network
  • Identifying technical problems and developing software updates and fixes
  • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cyber security threats
  • Contributing to the companies infrastructure plan
  • Undertake any other duties and projects as requested by the line manager

Personal Qualities

  • Confident
  • Approachable and friendly
  • Organised

Trainee Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs including Maths and English, or numerical equivalents.
  • Reliable and conscientious
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude to learn a number of scripting and programming languages, including JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, Arduino, C, C++, SQL
  • Ability or aptitude to learn about Linux, including embedded Linux running on custom electronic hardware  
  • Ability to do independent learning

This job has a wide variety of interesting work and would suit you if you are creative and have an eye for detail.