Network and Computer Systems Administrator Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full-Time
System Administrators are the gatekeepers to the many systems that run our company and our clients. As a System Admin with IBM, you will have the opportunity to provide high-value IT services and leverage our leading-edge technology portfolio in our global network. Your work has a direct impact on the day-to-day productivity of our business by ensuring the integrity of, and access to, our most important resource: data.
**Your Role and Responsibilities**
As a Network and Computer Systems Administrator Apprentice at IBM, you will work in our Rocket Center Innovation Center. As a Network and Systems Administrator Apprentice, you will perform daily activities ranging in complexity and be responsible for the installation, configuration, upkeep and reliable operation of one or more client environments.
**What is an Apprenticeship?**
IBM Apprenticeship Program is an official registered apprenticeship recognized by the Department of Labor (DOL). Every graduate of a Registered Apprenticeship program receives a nationally-recognized credential from the DOL.
During the apprenticeship duration, you will be required to complete specific learning hours and on the job training that has been outlined to ensure you are developing the skills and competencies essential to the role. You will be able to learn and grow at your own pace, but we expect most apprentices will complete their learning within 12 months. Once you graduate and receive your certificate from our apprentice program, you will be eligible to apply to available full-time roles at IBM.
**Who you are**
An apprenticeship is about learning. We're seeking candidates who have the following requirements, but we know you're just getting your career started, and we're committed to helping you learn and grow. If you've had some experience with data analysis or simply working in a team-oriented environment in the past, you're exactly the type of candidate we're looking for.
To be successful, you need:
* Drive and eagerness to learn
* Ability to work independently, and in an efficient and organized manner
* Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
* Strong verbal communication skills
* Attention to detail
* Strong troubleshooting
* Basic Knowledge or experience in any one of the following:
* Operating Systems like Windows, Linux
* General networking and infrastructure fundamentals
* Installing, troubleshooting, operating, testing, planning and configuring relevant technologies from above
What's the experience? As an apprentice, you'll join with other apprentices in a local cohort. You'll go through your first few weeks together, learning about IBM and the skills you'll be attaining throughout your apprenticeship. Then, you'll work with your managers and mentors to progress through your personal skills roadmap, learning and demonstrating new knowledge and competencies through hands-on application with your project teams.