Following on from the initial induction, you will undergo a 8 week period of intensive technical training. This is largely delivered through online video lectures and hands-on exercises. Training completion is assessed with an internally developed test.
A named supervisor is on hand throughout the entire placement period to offer necessary guidance, support and assistance.
Upon training completion, you will be allocated to a project to gain hands-on technical experience and to also develop work-related soft skills such as timescale estimation, deadline monitoring and both verbal and written communication.
Standard working hours are Monday-Friday from 9am to 5:30pm with a lunch break of one hour to be taken between 12-2pm. Flexible working arrangements will be considered.
VLDB Solutions are a specialist data consultancy based in Liverpool city centre. We provide expert professional services to public sector and private sector organisations. Clients include Iceland, Genting Casinos, Lloyds, Barclays, Yodel, JD Sports, Otto & Vodafone.
The office environment is relaxed and friendly, we are a team that socialises outside of the office and frequently hold team building events and nights out. Our team is made up of a range of people from recent graduates to people with 25 years+ industry experience from all types of backgrounds.
You can learn more about us at https://www.vldbsolutions.com/
The most suitable candidates are those with an existing understanding of SQL and Linux from any numerate/computing discipline along with good inter-personal skills.
However, we accept applications from all backgrounds and experience levels as long as you have an interest in IT and are a hardworking and determined individual, to see if you would be interested in the type of work we do please try either of the following courses https://www.codecademy.com/learn/learn-sql or https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming/sql
Accepted degree subjects
Merseyside · North West England
Contract and working hours
Permanent · Full-time
How to apply
Number of vacancies: 4
To apply for this position please submit your CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Closing date: Continuous recruitment
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 27/11/2017