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Apprentice Application Specialist

Publish Date:  Nov 17, 2022


Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.




At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves.  They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply.

Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.


If you’re interested in helping Atos to get valuable working software out in front of active users, and improving the quality of digital services, then there’s no better place to start than our Level 3 (12-18 month programme) Junior Developer Apprenticeship. During the programme we combine classroom training with hands on experience, with modules designed to teach you both the technical and business skills you need to thrive in a long-term career at Atos.
Working as part of our technical support and development team, this customer-facing role will see you deliver service support to resolve customer incidents as they arise, which will involve analysis and modification of logic in existing applications, testing, problem management, updates and enhancements to existing system. 
You’ll work on a large well-known public sector account and be able to learn from some of the industry’s most skilled professionals, making this is a fantastic opportunity to test and develop your technical skills.

What you’ll cover?
We support you with the hands-on experience required and all our Junior Developers apprentices will achieve a Junior Developer level 3 qualification. The programme, together with the support from your team will give you everything you need to be successful.

Qualifications you’ll achieve as part of your Junior Developer Apprenticeship:
•    Software Development Technician Level 3;
•    BCS Certificate in Systems Development Context and Methodologies;
•    BCS Certificate in Programming.

Entry requirements:
For this scheme you’ll need 5 GCSEs / Scottish National 5’s or equivalent at grades 4-9 / A-C plus GCSE or equivalent in Maths grade 6-9 / B or above plus GCSE or equivalent in English grade 4-9 / A - C.

Please include your grades on your CV, and note that we will need to see your certificates to enrol you on the apprenticeship. 


This role requires you to gain Security Clearance, so you must have been resident in the UK&I for at least the last five years.


Start Dates: Early 2023

Location: Darlington


More reasons to join us

  • Attractive salary
  • 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits
  • Flex benefits system – exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
  • Retail discounts
  • Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enrolment in our Share scheme  - subject to scheme eligibility criteria  
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.