• Employer Name
  • Distance from academy
    • 8.1 Miles
    • 23 Minutes
  • Address
    Waterbeach CB25 9TL, United Kingdom

Job Description

Are you looking for that perfect opportunity to kick-start your IT career? Do you want to work for a global leader in two-way communication solutions? If so, then Sepura has the apprenticeship that you have been looking for! Apply Now!
Sepura is a global leader in two-way communication solutions covering radio terminals, systems and applications. They are currently on the lookout for a Dev Ops Apprentice to join their Software Systems Engineering Team. This is a wonderful opportunity for a hardworking individual who has a keen interest for IT Software and a passion for coding.

The tasks and responsibilities of the apprentice are:

–         Installing, monitoring and maintaining de-facto industry software development tools.

–         Developing extensions to these de-facto tools

–         Developing internal and proprietary tools for licensing, customising, deploying, provisioning, monitoring our radio related products

–         Supporting the Development, Test and Customer Support teams in their use of these tools

The successful applicant will need to be a creative problem solver with keen customer focus; a team player; someone with excellent communication skills; someone keenly interested in how software is developed, tested and deployed.

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship there is the potential of gaining a permanent position within the business with the chance to progress on to a Level 4 qualification to further enhance your learning.

If you are interested in this role then hit that apply button now!

Working Week

37 hours per week – Monday to Friday 8 Hours Monday to Thursday: core hours 9:30am-4pm 5 hours Friday 9:30am – 12:30pm 30 mins lunch flexible timing Mon-Thurs


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

IT Literate
Knowledge of MS Office – Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Excellent communication skills
Understanding of how coding works and some basic knowledge of some coding languages

Personal Qualities

Shows a desire to learn about Software and Programming
Hard working attitude
Willingness to learn

Future Prospects

There is the chance to gain a permanent position within the business upon successful completion of the Level 3 Apprenticeship. There is also the chance that you can progress on to a Level 4

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in for 16 days of training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard –Software Development Technician. The qualifications consist of:
• Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
• Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 1 (Introduction)
• Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 1 (Introduction)
• Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 2 (Plus Exam)
• Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 2 (Plus Exam)
Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)