Software Developer Apprentice

Recruiter
WILLIS LIMITED
Location
15, Friars Street, Ipswich, IP1 1TA
Salary
£19,000.00 annually
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Ref
VAC001470122
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
As a Software Developer you will be involved at all stages of the software development life cycle, through requirements analysis, coding, unit testing, system testing, UAT and warranty-support.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:
  • Design and development of web-based user interfaces and database structures
  • Application configuration
  • Communication with subject-matter experts, business analysts, product owners, scrum-masters, developers, testers and architects to ensure that the proposed solution is mapped to business outcomes
  • Involvement in the promotion of developed solutions through various environments in adherence with the change control life cycle
  • Peer review of code from development team members and third-party providers, with a focus on maintainability and performance
  • User experience, understanding how technology can help the user to successfully complete a task
  • Working with DevOps and Delivery Managers to provide active management of the continuous integration/continuous deployment processes through the TFS and Release Manager packages
  • Showcasing of product increments to the scrum team and stakeholders


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some exposure to latest web technology (HTML, JavaScript, CSS)


Personal qualities

  • Ability to work under pressure to tight timelines and without direct supervision
  • Organised and methodical
  • Excellent analytical problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills


Desired qualifications

  • At least one A-Level in a STEM subject
  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) in any subject at grade A-C including maths


Future prospects

By working hard and demonstrating your ability, drive and commitment throughout your apprenticeship scheme, upon completion you may be offered a permanent contract dependant on the needs of the business ensuring you have further opportunities to continue growing within this exciting organisation.

Things to consider

All applicants must apply online. Following an initial screen, successful applicants are progressed to the on-site assessment stage of the process.

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