IT 12 month Placement Scheme

Do you want an IT career where you work on projects that push the boundaries of your creative and technical capabilities? Where your passion can help to push the boundaries of science and technology on the Formula 1 race track and the road?

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Job no: 493758
Work type: Student
Location: Brixworth
Department: IT Management

At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a 12 month IT Placement 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 placement students with exposure to a range of exciting and challenging projects spanning Formula 1, Project ONE and Formula E. 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.

Our IT department supports the business by providing a solid I.T. Operations Infrastructure and Service. Accredited to ITIL ISO 2000/9001, we are passionate about improving reliability, availability and performance with a focus of enabling the team to deliver results and succeed on the track.

As a team we 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
  • You will have the opportunity support the business cross functionally providing mainly remote, but occasionally desk side support
  • You will network with the IT team, the business, customer teams and suppliers in order to implement industry standard and bespoke solutions

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.

You will have the opportunity to work and learn with the team to evolve the services, championing change and driving continual improvements, have the opportunity support the business cross functionally providing mainly remote but occasionally desk side support and network with the I.T. team, the business, customer teams and suppliers in order to implement industry standard and bespoke solutions.

Our benefits package includes;

  • A salary of £18,500pa
  • Collective bonus
  • Company lease car scheme
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • A variety of other benefits and staff discounts


What do we need from you?

  • A curious, tenacious and driven individual with a hunger to work in a fast paced environment
  • You will be on-track to achieve 2:1 or above in a Computer Science or I.T related degree
  • You will need a willingness to succeed, with dedication to your team and developing new skills
  • You will have the ability to prioritise and work within a pressurised environment
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build customer rapport  quickly, to enable you to offer exceptional customer service
  • An analytical mind and the ability to analyse data quickly and efficiently
  • A high attention to detail and a drive for perfection

Application process:

  • Submit your on-line application, CV and covering letter
  • Your application will be screened by HR and the hiring manager
  • If successful you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre. Assessment Centre’s will take place between November 2019 – March 2020
  • If successful your scheme will start in August/September 2020

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.

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