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Strengthening digital aviation: Lufthansa Systems trains young IT specialists | Apprenticeships to start in August 2019
Starting in August, Lufthansa Systems offers training programs with academic and practical training, called apprenticeship in Germany, to become an IT Specialist for System Integration or Application Development or an Information Technology Clerk (m/f/diverse). The IT subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, headquartered in Raunheim near Frankfurt am Main, supports airlines worldwide in all their processes with digital solutions. Applications for network and route planning, booking and revenue management systems as well as navigation and entertainment solutions on board make aviation smarter, safer and more connected.
“Following our successful Aviation Heroes campaign with which we serched IT specialists in autumn 2018, we are now focusing on promoting young talents. In addition to dual study program, we offer apprenticeships for young IT enthusiasts who want to expand their skills and knowledge,” says Olivier Krüger, CEO of Lufthansa Systems. “With an apprenticeship at Lufthansa Systems the young talents enter directly into the exciting field of digital transformation in the aviation industry and have the opportunity to play an active role in shaping it.”
The apprenticeship for the IT Specialist for System Integration focuses on IT topics such as operating systems and their areas of application, programming logic and methods, and physics in the field of electronics. The main goal of the occupation as an IT Specialist for Application Development is to master the development of user-friendly software for companies and customers as well as the solution of IT support problems. Lufthansa Systems is also looking for IT enthusiasts who want to become Information Technology Clerks to analyze problems and tasks that need to be solved within a company through the use of information and telecommunications systems. The apprenticeships start on 1 August 2019 at Lufthansa Systems in Raunheim and will each last three years.
The theoretical part of the training takes place at the vocational school in Groß-Gerau. During the practical period the trainees gain additional insights into other IT-relevant areas of the Lufthansa Group.
Agile methods, flat hierarchies and flexible working hours characterize the working environment at Lufthansa Systems. The company´s headquarters in the Airport Garden in Raunheim, one of the Lufthansa Group´s most modern buildings, offers the ideal setting for implementing the modern work concept in an open atmosphere and for promoting communication and teamwork. A wide range of services for employees, internal innovation management and the benefits of the Lufthansa Group round off the package.
The application phase has already begun and runs until 31 May 2019. Prerequisite is a very good secondary school leaving certificate and good verbal skills in the German language (at least level B1). Applications can only be submitted online at www.Be-Lufthansa.com.
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About Lufthansa Systems
Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co. KG is a leading airline IT provider. Based on long-term project experience, a deep understanding of complex business processes and strong technological know-how, the company provides consulting and IT services for the global aviation industry. More than 350 customers worldwide rely on the know-how of IT specialists at Lufthansa Systems. Its portfolio covers innovative IT products and services which provide added value for its customers in terms of enhanced efficiency, reduced costs or increased profits. Headquartered in Raunheim near Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Lufthansa Systems has offices in 16 other countries.