Apprentice Software Developer & Systems Support Engineer

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Recruiter
Resource Track (Uk) Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£10,000.00 annual salary
Posted
28 Mar 2017
Closes
30 Apr 2017
Ref
VAC001197251
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
An excellent opportunity to join a highly respected Birmingham-based software company which will ideally suit someone that is keen and motivated in developing their software development skills has arisen. You will have knowledge of HTML, PHP, MySQL and CSS, so if you are looking for a role offering great career prospects, please apply asap.

The role will ideally suit someone that is keen and motivated in developing their skills, knowledge and career path in a small but highly respected Birmingham-based software company. Primarily involved in the development of advanced intelligent data capture and analysis solutions, our company has several thousand users actively engaged in using our mobile device app and web based solutions 7 days a week, 365 days a year across a wide and challenging range of industries.

Comprising 2 main activities the successful candidate can expect to have full experience of and exposure to :

  • Working on key aspects of the company's existing systems including software enhancements, new features covering both User Interface (UI) and supporting databases and developing custom data capture forms
  • Acting in a customer support capacity to receive, diagnose and ultimately satisfactorily resolve reported issues

A typical working week will usually be both exciting and varied in supporting the company's growing national and international customer base as well as contributing to future releases of existing and new products. You will work directly under the supervision and guidance of the Technical Director and occasionally with the Managing Director and Business Development Manager.

As this is primarily a software development role you will have some prior experience of using the following languages:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • CSS

Required skills

  • Excellent telephone and written/email communication
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Good attention to detail and desire to achieve a high degree of accuracy
  • Well organised and able to cope with changing priorities
  • Good competency with MS Office applications especially Word and Excel

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic yet professional attitude
  • Calm when faced with unfamiliar situations
  • Able to take responsibility and use initiative
  • Satisfaction from solving problems and resolving issues
  • Not afraid to ask for assistance when needed
  • Able to work in a team and as an individual
  • Enjoys learning new technologies and acquiring and applying new reusable skill
  • Punctual and presentable
  • Takes pride in and is excited by the prospect of building and launching new system features and products
Requirements and prospects Desired skills

As this is primarily a software development role you will have some prior experience of using the following languages:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • CSS

Required skills

  • Excellent telephone and written/email communication
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Good attention to detail and desire to achieve a high degree of accuracy
  • Well organised and able to cope with changing priorities
  • Good competency with MS Office applications especially Word and Excel
Personal qualities

You will be:

  • Enthusiastic yet professional attitude
  • Calm when faced with unfamiliar situations
  • Able to take responsibility and use initiative
  • Satisfaction from solving problems and resolving issues
  • Not afraid to ask for assistance when needed
  • Able to work in a team and as an individual
  • Enjoys learning new technologies and acquiring and applying new reusable skill
  • Punctual and presentable
  • Takes pride in and is excited by the prospect of building and launching new system features and products
Qualifications required

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English (or equivalents). It is also preferable, although not mandatory, that you will have an ICT qualification.

Future prospects There is the opportunity for full time employment after the apprenticeship with a potential salary around £23K upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. You will become an integral member of our development and support team and will play an ongoing role in the future direction and success of the business.

Things to consider Do you possess the required interest and passion for Software Development and have you experience of the required coding languages? Do you possess the desired qualifications? Are you able to travel to the place of work in Birmingham on a daily basis?