Microsoft Azure Academy +work placement

Are you ready for a new challenge in IT? Are you willing to give it your all and increase your chances on the labor market? Then sign up for a traineeship at the Azure Academy! We give you the opportunity to continue to use the knowledge, qualities, and work ethic you already have, while further developing your skills to become an Azure Professional. Currently, the demand for Azure trained people is high, which results in a lot of job opportunities. Therefore, the chance of landing a job in the Dutch IT sector is big.

The Azure Academy is powered by Microsoft, ITPH Academy and the Refugee Talent Hub.

Why choose the Microsoft Azure Academy?

Technology and digitalization are developing faster and faster. Organizations within all sectors are working on accelerating their digital transformation. This means that there is a continuous high demand for good, reliable, and competent IT professionals. We however see a gap between supply and demand and thus an opportunity for people who want to (re)skill within IT. The Azure Academy offers a great solution for this. So, why choose a career in IT and enroll in the Azure Academy?

  • Continuously growing sector, with many vacancies and opportunities;

  • IT evolves quickly: you get the chance to work with the latest innovations;

  • In addition to hard IT skills, you also develop your soft - and 21st century skills;

  • You’ll build your network and come into contact with interesting organizations, Microsoft partners and professionals;

  • You will be personally coached throughout the whole program;

  • We actively reach out to our partners and bring you in contact with them. This resulted to 80% of the candidates finding an IT-related job.

The program

The Azure Academy consists of a 20 week intensive training in hard and soft skills as well as personal coaching.

  • 3 weeks IT Fundamentals (including a soft skill program with resume building, pitching & interview skills)

  • 17 weeks traineeship:

  • 14 weeks hard skills leading to Microsoft Azure Certification

  • 3 weeks real life business case

  • Personal coaching

Who are we looking for?

  • You have MBO4+ / HBO / WO work and thinking level;

  • You have technical insight and affinity with IT (experience in IT is a big plus);

  • You have mathematical and analytical skills;

  • You like to solve problems, you like puzzles;

  • You are proficient in English and/or Dutch;

  • You are willing and able to put in significant hours of self-study and can work independently;

  • But mainly you are really looking forward to making this a big success!

Which roles can you apply for?

Currently we are open for applications for the roles of Microsoft Cloud Engineer, Azure Data Engineer or Azure C# Developer. Below you will find more detailed information about these roles. The plan is to investigate together which role suits you best. That way, you have the best chance of finding a challenging position within IT.

Microsoft Cloud Engineer

As a cloud engineer you examine whether current systems can also function in the cloud or if new systems are needed. You select the proper software and rewrite it if necessary, so that everything will be available and safe in the cloud. You find out how you can connect programs through one another. For example: customer-, accounting- and logistics systems. Testing, monitoring, and maintaining the systems is also part of your job.

In this position you will certainly not work at your desktop all day long. You also are in close contact with others: you often work in project teams; you consult customers, and you assist employees via support. It is a varied job that includes architecture, management, and security. There is a high demand for cloud engineers that makes that the diversity of companies who are searching for new colleagues is very big as well.

Training content

During this training you will acquire all knowledge and skills that you need in practical situations. You will get acquainted with Cloud concepts and Azure Administration and you will learn how to work with Windows 10 and Configuring Authorization & Authentication and Implementing Windows 10. You will apply your newly acquired knowledge in realistic practical situations so as to achieve an optimal learning efficiency.

The training covers the following topics:

  • Azure Administration

  • Virtual Networking

  • Azure Virtual Machines

  • Windows 10

  • Configuring Threat Protection and Advanced Security

  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Drivers

  • Managing Authentication in Azure AD

Certification & exams

After successfully finishing the traineeship, you will have acquired the following certifications:

  • Exam AZ 900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

  • Exam AZ 104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

  • Exam MD 100: Windows 10

  • Exam MD 101: Managing Modern Desktop

Azure Data Engineer

As a data engineer or data analyst you ensure that managers and employees can make the correct conclusions from the big amount data. You design and realize technical solutions for the proper collection, storage and analysis of data. You do this with attention to security and privacy. You make the data and conclusions transparent with, for example, graphs and diagrams. You don’t bother working at your computer, but you also like to consult people from whom you receive data and to whom you present your conclusions.

As a data engineer you may find employment with for instance governmental organizations, multinationals, media companies, retail, insurance companies or the police. Large companies often employ their own data engineers. Via a consultancy agency you may also work for more than one customer simultaneously.

Training content

During this training you will acquire all knowledge and skills that you need in practice. You will become familiar with SQL and Data Visualization, you will learn how to work with Power BI, you will learn how to program in Python and you will get acquainted with much used co-operation methods such as Agile Scrum and DevOps. You will apply your acquired knowledge in realistic practical situations to achieve an optimal learning efficiency. The training covers the following topics:

  • Scrum

  • Core Cloud Services

  • SQL

  • Managing data workflows, pipelines & ETL processes

  • Python

  • NoSQL data

  • Microsoft Power BI

Certification & exams

After successfully finishing the traineeship. you will have acquired the following certifications:

  • Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

  • Exam DP-203: Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure

Azure C# Developer

C# Developer is pronounced as C sharp developer. C# is a Microsoft-programming language. As a C# Developer you are responsible for the back end of, for example, a webshop or financial or logistical applications. You find out which want-to-haves people may have and you take care that the back end of systems meet these wishes; you take care that the proper calculations are being executed and that data are correctly being integrated into other components or programs. You also perform tests to find out if everything works correctly.

As a C# Developer you quite often participate in teams to work on big applications. As software developers are designing the user end, you at the same time are working on the back end. You will spend a lot of time working with your computer, but you will also exchange thoughts with employees, your project team and perhaps your customer as well. You possess programming skills, have thorough technical skills and as a true beta you can fully focus on your work. C# developers often are employed with software developing companies, but they also work for a variety of companies, web shops and (governmental) organizations.

Training content

During this training you will acquire all knowledge and skills that you will need in practice. You will work with UML and databases with PHP and MySQL. You will learn how to program in C#, design, implement and maintain web applications via ASP.NET MVC. You will also become familiar with popular co-operating methods such as Agile Scrum and DevOps. You will be able to apply your knowledge in realistic practical situations so as to achieve an optimal learning efficiency.

The training covers the following topics:

  • Programming in C#

  • Scrum

  • Fundamentals Software Development

  • ASP.NET Web

  • Create, use and implement Azure Solutions

  • Functions using the Azure capabilities

  • DevOps

Certification & exams

After successfully finishing the traineeship, you will have acquired the following certifications:

  • Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

  • Exam DP-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure Academy +work placement

when
8 February 2022
where
Online
partner
Microsoft
Deadline
6 February 2022 12:00
closed