Apprentice Software Developer

Recruiter
HUT 42 SERVICES LIMITED
Location
King's Lynn
Salary
£168.75 per week
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Closes
06 Jul 2017
Ref
VAC001247601
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
HUT42 are seeking an Apprentice Software Developer to join their successful team of developers. HUT42 can offer one individual the chance to learn the role of a Software Developer while working directly with some extremely talented programmers. As the company grows you will become a valued member of the workforce.

  • Carrying out routine maintenance and administrative tasks
  • Supporting other members of the team in a number of ways which may include; Carrying out self-contained tasks to support the construction of a wider system. Observing/shadowing the team member and identifying mistakes/typing errors to speed up error-free development. Setting up repositories, databases and other development environments
  • Carrying out tasks as appropriate on the team's Issue Tracker, which may include; Bug hunting and fixing. Self-contained tasks. Feature requests
  • Participate in agile sprints by organising your assigned workload alongside your other responsibilities.
  • Submitting code for Code Review by team members.
  • Writing test plans to be reviewed by senior team members.
  • Carrying out test plans and reporting on your findings to ensure the quality of our products.
  • Contributing towards team discussions regarding approach and system architecture.
  • Collaborating with team members to critically review the current working standard in comparison to the industry standard.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest industry trends and suggest new ideas/methodologies for adoption within the team.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the components which make up a web application.
  • Proven experience of working on a small self-contained software system, or experience working in a team to develop a larger scale software system.
  • Competency in utilising at least one programming language to solve a given problem.
  • A solid understanding of the fundamentals of programming.
Personal qualities
  • An honest member of the team who won't try to cover up mistakes.
  • A self-motivated individual capable of working effectively without constant monitoring.
  • A friendly individual who will contribute to both work based and off-topic conversations.
Qualifications required
  • GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent.
Future prospects The possibility of employment upon completion of your apprenticeship.

Things to consider Long periods of working on a computer.