Entry-level Technology Consultant (Cloud Native Developer) Birmingham £24k - £27k (p.a)

Are you passionate about technology? Want to get the best start to your digital career?

Get fast-tracked into an innovative career as a technology consultant working with organisations like TalkTalk, IBM, Santander, Amazon partners and government organisations. You'll build in-demand skills specialising in the advanced, cutting-edge art of DevOps and Software Development.

Developing DevOps-centric applications within the cloud is the next big thing in the development world. The ability to design and code software that can run on a cloud platform whilst automating quality checks vital in the modern development cycle. You'll be at the forefront of this revolutionary advancement that's transforming what businesses can do - so you'll be in-demand.

Although this role is advertised with a specific location you would need to be geographically flexible and willing to relocate anywhere in the UK.

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What's in-store

  • Training from seriously clever mentors DevOps is in demand - it's been shaping the world of software for the last few years. You'll gain the knowledge with training at our 14-week consulting academy in Manchester's technology hub. You'll also develop your business expertise so you can be a successful consultant.
  • Your career in digital consulting After your training, you'll work with one of our customers on their site - anywhere in the country.
  • Push yourself and your career further Learning with QA doesn't stop after 14 weeks. We encourage you to continually learn and test yourself technically - so you can fulfil your potential.

The perks

  • Free accommodation or a monthly bursary to help you relocate to Manchester's technology hub - MediaCityUK - during your training
  • Industry-recognised certifications to boost your employability and promotability
  • Salary of £23,500 post-training (if you're based in London this will increase to £26,500)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Regular social events (like technical talks and hackathons)
  • Continued support to help you fulfil your potential - you'll keep advancing your technical skills throughout your career with QA

What's the job like

As a technology consultant at QA, you'll empower our customers to develop and boost software solutions in a DevOps culture, so they can be resourceful adopters.

You'll bring your technical expertise to the customer, wherever they are. You'll help them to develop and maintain cutting-edge technology solutions, so they remain competitive.


  • Build end-to-end software development projects that cover all aspects of the software development lifecycle (including design, build, test and deployment).
  • Automate software integration and deployment, typically hosted in cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Have outstanding knowledge of software development, agile practices and automation.
  • Work in the space between software developers and IT operations teams, getting new software operational and usable for the end-user. Work in agile teams
  • working software to our customers in a two-week cycle.
  • Perfect your consulting skills to a high standard and professional level, ready to work with our prestigious customers.

What we need from you

  • A genuine passion for technology
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn tonnes of new skills and new technologies
  • A go-getter with a can-do attitude
  • Most importantly, you should be willing to move anywhere in the UK - part of the job is working wherever the customer is
  • You should be eligible to be able to apply for a UK Security Clearance
  • A-Levels or the equivalent of Level 3 BTEC or above qualifications.

We'd certainly like…

  • Knowledge of one of the following programming languages (whether that's in a job or in education): Python, Java, C# or C++.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux.
  • Any relevant qualifications in a technical subject.
  • We will consider applications from a non-technical background, especially in maths, physics and engineering if you show aptitude, passion and interest for learning technology skills.

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