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Apprentice Software Developer

Employer
MERCURY XRM LIMITED
Location
DE MONTFORT HOUSE, HIGH STREET, COLESHILL, B46 3BP
Salary
£22,000.00 annually
Closing date
1 Sep 2022

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
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What will the apprentice be doing?

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


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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As part of the Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship standard, you'll be registered as a member with the British Computer Society and be on a fast track to an industry recognised qualification and your dedicated industry coach will support you through a blended approach that will include remote, in person, 1-2-1 and group learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After completing the apprenticeship individuals will have the opportunity to either continue to specialise in software development or move into other areas such as power platform development or consultancy.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths and English language (Grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Preferably computer science or numerical subjects (Grade A - C) Essential
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