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BT kick starts drive to fill technology roles at Ipswich technology campus

BTís Adastral Park campus
BTís Adastral Park campus

Hundreds of technology and engineering roles will be up for grabs at BTís Adastral Park technology campus this week as high tech companies on the site host a careers fair. This will showcase a range of careers available within the growing technology cluster.

BT, Openreach, Compass and a number of other technology companies that form part of the Innovation Martlesham (IM) campus at Adastral Park, are looking to fill various roles at the high-tech Ipswich site, and in the surrounding area. The available roles range from apprenticeships, graduates and internships to senior level positions in the fields of engineering, IT, security, networks, research and innovation, and more. Attendees will have the chance to network, learn about open roles and explore the additional community activities Adastral Park has to offer.

As technology roles play an increasingly important role in the local economy, the event aims to provide job seekers with the ability to explore their interests and gain an understanding of the roles on offer in their field of interest. The technology campus is home to the BT Labs, BTís global research and engineering HQ, and houses the largest network test and integration facility in Europe, making it an exciting place to start a technology career. From people who are curious about technology to those who already possess high technological abilities and everyone in between, the event allows people at any stage of their career to consider a role at Adastral Park.

The event, to be held on April 24th, will give attendees the option to choose one of 3 time slots to engage with potential employers from across the 100 acre site. Representatives from the various onsite facilities will also be available, including gym trainers and representatives from recreational clubs, to answer any questions about the Adastral Park community. Visitors will also get the opportunity to take a tour of BTís innovative technical showcase, giving them an insight into the future of retail, industry, healthcare and more.

Tim Whitley, BTís MD Applied Research and MD Adastral Park, said, ďThis careers fair is a great opportunity for people to learn about our high tech vacancies and the benefits of working at Adastral Park. From hands-on to theory based roles, tech enthusiasts with any background can be a part of our exciting journey to develop the next generation of technologies that will change our world.Ē

To sign up to the event and gain access to the Adastral Park campus, attendees must register using the below link:

About BT

BTís purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. It is one of the worldís leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed-mobile products and services. BT consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer, Enterprise, Global Services and Openreach.

For the year ended 31 March 2018, BT Groupís reported revenue was £23,723m with reported profit before taxation of £2,616m.

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York.

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