• Apprenticeship
  • IT
  • Brixworth

Website Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains

IT Apprentice

Do you want an IT career where you work on projects that push the boundaries of your creative and technical capabilities? Are you ready for your next challenge?

Job no: 497744
Work type: Student
Location: Brixworth
Department: IT Management (Div)

At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a Level 4 IT Apprenticeship Programme which will tap into your passion and determination to win, giving you a real opportunity to contribute to our success story. As a team we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our students with exposure to a range of exciting and challenging projects spanning across Motorsport and Advanced Technology on the cutting edge of vehicle electrification. You will work on projects that push the boundaries of your creativity and technical capabilities, and where your passion can help to push the boundaries of science and technology on the Formula 1 race track and the road.

We are passionate about improving reliability, availability and performance with a focus of enabling the team to deliver results and succeed on the track and pride ourselves on sharing knowledge and developing new processes. As a valued member of the team, you will work collaboratively to develop solutions that will enable the whole team to succeed, including the following;

  • You will work and learn with the team to evolve the services, championing change and driving continual improvements,
  • To deliver exceptional customer service and technical excellence,
  • To collaboratively improve our systems and procedures to reduce complexity and improve reliability,
  • You will work within a team to troubleshoot and resolve IT systems, software, and database issues,
  • You will network with the IT team, the business, customer teams and suppliers to implement industry standard and bespoke solutions,
  • and maintain our infrastructure landscape to ensure system availability.


What can we offer you?

We offer the opportunity to work in a state of the art Technology Centre, being involved in exciting technological challenges alongside some of the world’s best engineers. You will get the opportunity to engineer solutions in world class facilities and, having been thoroughly proven at our Technology Centre.

Our benefits package includes;

  • A starting salary of £19,500pa, increasing periodically dependent upon performance
  • Performance bonus
  • Podium bonus based on F1 results
  • Company lease car scheme
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Access to private healthcare and generous pension scheme
  • A variety of other benefits and staff discounts

What do we need from you?

  • To be skilled at problem solving, written & verbal communication, with strong attention to detail and task completion.
  • To be flexible and open, a team player and target and deadline driven.
  • You will need a willingness to succeed, with dedication to your team and developing new skills,
  • You will have the ability to prioritise and be capable to perform under pressure and overcome challenges
  • You will be on-track to achieve, or have achieved, GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths, grade 4 or above


Knowledge and Experience desired for this apprenticeship:

  • Delivering exceptional customer service
  • Operational support within an IT department or equivalent
  • Planning, organising, and delivering IT tasks within a team environment
  • Software development and/or scripting in a modern software language, such as C# or Python
  • Scripting, orchestration, and automation techniques
  • Software development practices, technologies, systems and services e.g. MS DevOps
  • IT system capacity, performance, and availability monitoring
  • IT security, vulnerability, and malware threat prevention


The application process:

  • Submit your on-line application, CV and covering letter
    • Within this we would like to learn as much about you as possible. Tell us about your hobbies and passions; related and unrelated to the scheme or degree you are studying as this will help you stand out against candidates that may have the same qualifications and grades as you.
    • Please remember to list the grades you have achieved against the respective qualifications, employment and project experience.
    • As part of our Diversity and Inclusion policy please do not put a photo of yourself on your CV.
  • Your application will be screened by HR and the hiring manager
  • If successful you will be invited to attend an Assessment centre
  • If successful your scheme will start in September 2024


We recognise that the ideal candidate for this role may not meet every requirement in this advert and understand that some applicants are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  Here at Mercedes AMG HPP our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring are critical to our success. HPP does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or group or class protected by any local law and we encourage applications from any background.

During your application process we are committed to providing additional support where it may be needed. If you need additional financial support to help attend Assessment Centres and Interviews you can apply to be considered to receive our Interview Travel Bursary which will provide full reimbursement for any travel expenses incurred. At the point of a successful invitation to interview please raise this with your Recruitment contact at HPP.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, there may be periods of time during the process where you don’t hear anything from us. Don’t worry! We will advise you of the outcome of your application regardless of the result so please bare with us. Please be advised that we are unable to provide detailed feedback to applicants, apologies for any inconvenience.

Advertised: 25 Apr 2024 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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