Software Developer/ Engineer Apprentice

Recruiter
Nats Ltd
Location
4000, Parkway, Fareham, PO15 7FL
Salary
£326.00 per week
Posted
17 Dec 2018
Closes
17 Dec 2018
Ref
VAC001485124
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
June
Duration
Permanent
Duties include:
  • Develop and implement new software components
  • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software
  • Clearly and regularly communicate with management and technical support colleagues
  • Design and update databases
  • Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimisation
  • Recommend improvements to existing software components as necessary
  • Design - to be capable of designing simple data models and software designs to ensure customer needs are met in a safe but efficient manner
  • Effectively communicate understanding of the program, following best practices and standards
  • Development Lifecycle - to have the ability to operate at all stages of the software development lifecycle
  • C# Logic - to be capable of writing good quality code (logic) with sound syntax in C#
  • User Interface - to be capable developing develop effective interfaces for channels
  • Data - to be able to link code to databases and datasets effectively
  • Test - to be able to test code and analyse results to correct errors
  • Developing the integrity of business applications, analysis, project planningdevelopment, testing and implementation of software solutions
  • NATS are looking for an individual who will be able to fulfil the position of Apprentice Software Developer by the end of the apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of developing software. This could be through education or general personal interest
  • The ideal candidate will be already experimenting with Python/Perl/PHP/C++/T-SQL technologies
  • Previous experience either through education or general interest of computer user interface design/graphical design skills or web design is desirable
  • Good written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and detail analysis skills


Personal qualities

  • A high interest in current and future technologies
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and reliable
  • You will be technically minded, have a passion for learning technology
  • Self-motivated
  • Capable of working without constant supervision combined with understanding when to ask for help
  • A desire to build a career within NATS
  • Eager to progress in both the job role and qualifications
  • Efficient
  • Genuine interest in IT
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised
  • Adaptable


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE Grades C-A (4-9) or equivalent
  • Level 3 apprenticeship in 'Software Developer Technician or equivalent


Future prospects

NATS are committed to growing their business organically and through the upskill and supported progression for new staff. Progression within the organisation available for the right candidate.

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