Digital Innovation Apprentice

Recruiter
British Land Co Plc
Location
London
Salary
£20,000.00 annual salary
Posted
12 Jun 2017
Closes
07 Jul 2017
Ref
VAC001249113
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
We have an exciting opportunity within our Group Technology Team to join us as a Higher Level Digital Innovation Apprentice. You will be joining an experienced and dynamic team based in the heart of Paddington, London where you will have the opportunity to work and learn simultaneously and gain experience from expert colleagues.

The primary role of a software developer is to build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers.

As a developer you will typically be working as part of a larger team, in which you will have responsibility for some of the straightforward elements of the overall projects. You will need to be able to interpret design documentation and specifications but will also be involved in some business analysis, testing and training activities within the team.

In this job you will be:

  • Assisting with a range of roles including coding, development, testing, consulting and project management
  • Learning how to apply problem solving skills to real world situations; picking up new technical skills such as programming; learning about software testing and other industry practices; seeing how software is designed and developed in modern project environments
  • Linking code to the database
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Knowledge and experience of at least one coding language (.Net, C#, SQL).
  • Knowledge of user interfaces and has an understanding of data flows.
  • An understanding of best practices and standards in software development, business analysis and testing.
  • An understanding of the stages of the software development lifecycle.
  • Understand and applies software design approaches and patterns.
  • Writer of good quality code.
  • Can document as-built designs and configuration.
  • Can test code and analyse results to correct errors.
  • Can create simple software designs.
Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills- verbal and written.
  • Strong logical and creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility for activities.
  • Ability to work in teams and work well with others.
  • Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment. An understanding of cyber and physical security concerns and challenges.
Qualifications required
  • 2 A Levels (or equivalent), at grade C or above, preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • 5 GCSEs, A* to C or the new grades 4 -9, including Maths & English Language (or equivalent)
Future prospects The role is on a fixed term contract to be reviewed at the end of the two year period.

Things to consider To be eligible for the apprenticeship you must ensure you meet the following criteria: The right to work in the United Kingdom Ability to speak and write English fluently Resident in an EU country for the past 3 years.