Technology Solutions

  • Microsoft
  • Reading, Wokingham
  • £16500 per annum

All 2022 apprentices to receive a £2500 sign on bonus upon starting an apprenticeship with Microsoft. As a technology company, it’s ingrained within the business to use the latest tech to solve a problem, and that’s exactly what you can expect in a job within Technical Solutions. With a customer focussed, technology-literate mindset you will seek to make your customers’ lives easier through the successful implementation and adoption of Microsoft tech.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    190995
  • Wages
    £16,500 p/a
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    09/06/2022
  • Start Date
    17/10/2022

  • Location
    Reading
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Microsoft

Description

All 2022 apprentices to receive a £2500 sign on bonus upon starting an apprenticeship with Microsoft.

In response to the cost of living crisis, Microsoft want to ensure all members of staff are supported financially. Apply today and join an organisation who care about you and your future.


As a technology company, it’s ingrained within the business to use the latest tech to solve a problem, and that’s exactly what you can expect in a job within Technical Solutions. With a customer focussed, technology-literate mindset you will seek to make your customers’ lives easier through the successful implementation and adoption of Microsoft tech.

You know what Microsoft do, but do you know what they can do for you? An apprenticeship at Microsoft sets you on the path to your future career at an organisation that believes in nurturing talent.

Technology Solutions can mean many things at Microsoft. With job opportunities in a range of business areas, meeting different customer needs. By applying to a Technology Solutions role, you could find yourself as:

- Partner Support Specialist

- Customer Solutions Representative

- Technical Customer Support


You will work as part of a team to...

· Present new technologies to your customers, keeping them abreast of product updates and new features

· Develop strong working relationships with customers - becoming their trusted product expert

· Develop your technical skills

· Understand a customers’ needs and how your Microsoft product can best solve their problems

· Become a champion of your designated Microsoft product, knowing it inside and out and filling your customer with confidence in what they have purchased


To be successful at Microsoft you must…

- Have a growth mindset

- Be adaptable and embrace change

- Love to work in a fast-paced environment

- Be a great communicator

- Have a desire to learn

- Be a team player


To succeed in this role, you need…

  • · To be a natural problem solver

    · To be organised

    · To be customer obsessed

    · To be Driven

    · To have an interest in programming

    · To have high standards for performance and compliance

    · To be confident speaking in front of others


You will study for either a Level 3 Business Administration qualification or a Level 3 Digital Application Technician qualification, across 15-18 months. You will spend 80% of your time learning on the job, and 20% working towards your apprenticeship. Microsoft want all of their apprentices to achieve their full potential. After your Level 3 apprenticeship they’ll work with you to find the best next step. That might be a permanent role, or a chance to progress to a degree level apprenticeship. Progression isn’t guaranteed, but Microsoft offers a world of opportunities for high performers.

Microsoft can't achieve their mission to empower everyone on the planet to achieve more unless their employees can do their best work. Their perks, benefits, and everything between are essential to their success. Some small, some large, all necessary. Microsoft offers its apprentices:

- Generous time away

- Discounts on products and services

- Giving programmes

- Access to well-being programmes

- On-site fitness centre at a discounted rate

- Educational resources

- Maternity and paternity leave


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, colour, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable adjustments due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, you will be given multiple opportunities to notify the GetMyFirstJob team during your application and we will be happy to discuss suitable arrangements with you directly.

Microsoft operate in a Hybrid Working environment. In simple terms, this means your working life can be split between home and your contracted place of work. As an apprentice you and your manager are empowered to find the flexible balance that works for you. Trips to your contracted place of work will be required from time to time.

*PLEASE NOTE: you can only apply to ONE role in the 2022 Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme and we will only consider your first application. If you submit more than one application this could delay our ability to process this. Please ensure you apply to your first choice Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme only*


For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on 02393876405 (Ref ID: 190995)

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