Opti-Grad

Discover. Develop. Succeed.

Discover the Networking world with Opticore. As a Graduate Network Engineer you will be given the ability to develop your skills and knowledge in the business world. With clients across industries such as Telecoms, Finance & Media you will have the opportunity to work in different teams, all while gaining new accreditations to help you succeed both as an engineer and a person.

The Opportunity

We believe in investing in our team, so your learning and development is a major focus for us. We are offering a 12-month graduate programme giving you a unique hands-on experience in the Networking industry. Throughout the 12-months you will be completing multiple vendor accreditations and post completion of the graduate programme, funded fasttrack CCIE accreditation as part of your career development.

Throughout the 12-months you will ‘learn the business’ via an induction with all the departments. You will be on placement in our Network Operations Centre and then the Project Delivery Team where you will learn design and delivery skills in preparation for working on our clients sites. Through soft skills training we will develop you into an enginner that is flexible, can judge risk well, build relationships at pace and be able to communicate at all levels. We will help you succeed as a person that strives for excellence in every area, not just network design and implementation.

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About Opticore

Opticore is an IT Consultancy founded in 2013 to bridge a gap in the market between the major IT services providers and the consultancy market in the United Kingdom.

Opticore provide skilled Network, Wireless, Security and Management resources to enable the Design, Architecture, Implementation, Support and Delivery of complex technical solutions. Our portfolio and experience includes clients in the banking, media, insurance, healthcare and telecommunications sectors.

About You

Our dream candidates have a passion for learning, developing and problem solving. At Opticore we believe in having a team that work for each other and are constantly looking to develop their engineering skills but also their selves.

You will come from a Computer Science Degree with a 2:1 or higher and an eagerness to learn how the business world operates. You will have experience working hands-on with network technologies in either a support or deployment role with CCNA accreditation passed at least one month before joining in September.

Discover the Network Engineering industry with Opticore. As a graduate member of Opticore you will be given a Senior Network Engineer as a mentor to help guide you through your first year in the workplace. You will be supported by your mentor and other members of staff during and after the programme to ensure you get the most out of your Graduate Programme.

Develop as an engineer with our curated technical learning schedule and unlimited access to our Collaborative Lab environment and technical support community. We also aim to develop your soft skills with training to make you flexible individual who builds relationships at pace and can communicate at all levels.

At Opticore we believe that success is not only measured in network design and implementation but their overall skills in every area. That is why we look for candidates that strive to excel in every area of their personal and professional life.

Throughout your programme you will have the ability to gain the following accreditations:

CCNP – ENCOR – Enterprise
CCNP – ENAUTO – Enterprise
Cisco Certified DevNet Professional
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator

These accreditations will help sculpt you into a well rounded Network Engineer ready to take on the challenges that Opticore throw your way.

Meet Charlie Durber a graduate from Birmingham City University, and is a Network Engineer at Opticore

“Working at Opticore has allowed me to discover and develop my technical knowledge and collaborate with like-minded engineers. As a Network Engineer I am given the opportunity to implement my ideas with confidence across a wide range of technologies with the tools to help me succeed.”

Apply to become an Opti-Grad

Applications will open later in 2021. Follow us on LinkedIn to stay up-to-date with Opti-Grad.