Software Development Apprentice - 11363

Recruiter
LFM Software Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
£13,000.00 annual salary
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
04 Aug 2017
Ref
VAC001225092
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge 3D software development. You will work alongside a diverse team in the modern Manchester office that has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Responsibilities:

  • To work towards successfully completing a Level 3 Software & Web Development Apprenticeship.
  • To learn the technical languages most commonly used within the company demonstrating understanding of its practical application.
  • To take ownership for delivery of software projects to timescale and quality standards.
  • To record, verify, analyse and track all software bugs and issues.
  • To help find faults and work with the development team to resolve.
  • To help to understand, diagnose, document and/or resolve customer issues.
  • To suggest improvements on how we do things.
  • To schedule and/or provide software handover to support team when required.
  • Perform any other duties as and when reasonably required.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills

Qualities/requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for Software Development
  • A passion for technology
  • Enthusiasm for developing skills and learning in own time
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • An knowledge software languages
  • An analytical mind-set
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good Telephone Manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexibly and on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

6 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths plus GCSE English (or equivalent) at grade D or above.

Future prospects Great career opportunities and a clear progression plan on successful completion of the Level 3 apprenticeship. The two apprentices the company appointed last year have both progressed onto higher level apprenticeships within the company.

Things to consider Benefits Regular social events. Fun and vibrant workplace. A £1,000 bonus will be given upon successful completion of Apprenticeship in addition to annual April pay review. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).