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Apprentice Software Developer

Employer
MERCURY XRM LIMITED
Location
De Montfort House 1st floor, High Street, Birmingham, B46 3BP
Salary
£18,000.00 - £22,000.00 annually
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
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Overview of the Job
Are you passionate about technology? Do you want to know more about how a computer program works? Are you eager get hands on learning whilst gaining the skills that will be the perfect building block to a career in Software Development? If so, then have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Software Engineer to join our team.

We are offering a Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship based around Microsoft technologies where you'll receive direct hands on skills and benefit from being part of a team with over 100 years' experience.

You'll learn about the latest technologies, including C#, JavaScript, JQuery, AngularJS and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. As an Apprentice Software Engineer your main role and responsibilities will include:
  • Customisation and configuration of Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Building workflows
  • Coding using C#, JavaScript, JQuery and AngularJS
  • Updating internal software utilised to track progress on sprints
  • Update software and systems development
  • Learning how to collate feature requests
  • Be responsible for extracting data and processing the extracted data.
  • Learn and develop skills in integrating software
  • Gain on the job experience and be able to utilise the skills you have gained over the duration of your apprenticeship
  • Become a valued part of the Software Development team


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Essential skills
  • You have a proven interest in coding through your A Level / college course or online platforms like Code Academy and are seeking a Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship
  • You can write good quality code with sound syntax. You will enjoy problem solving and want to develop your skills in analysis and design and you will be able to interpret functional / technical specifications and ask relevant questions about what you don't understand
  • You can demonstrate an ability to problem solve, use your initiative, take responsibility, be organised and work independently
  • Willing and able to work remotely and feel confident using video chat

Desirable Skills

You will either have some knowledge and skills or be keen to develop knowledge and skills in the following:
  • Strong proficiency with C# and JavaScript
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git


Personal qualities

  • Enjoy working in a team and in a multi-team/multi-discipline environment
  • Able to take ownership of work
  • Highly motivated
  • Good time management


Desired qualifications

Essential Qualifications
  • 7 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades 9-4 or A-C including maths and English

Desirable qualifications
  • 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at grades A*-C in any subject but preferably one in a numerical or computing subject (e.g. maths, Science, Computer Science etc.)
  • Applications will also be considered from graduates with non-computer science degrees looking for an apprenticeship route to a development career


Future prospects

  • Perminent employment and continued career development
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