Software developer/Technology Engineering Apprentice

Recruiter
MAN GROUP PLC
Location
1, Angel Lane, London, EC4R 3AB
Salary
£20,000.00 annually
Posted
25 Apr 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
VAC001527456
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
June
Duration
Permanent
The Software developer/Engineering Apprentice would be expected to complete some or all of the following responsibilities:
  • Working within a team of software developers to resolve technical queries, troubleshoot software bug's, add new features requests to software and escalate to specialists where appropriate
  • Working with a wide range of technologies
  • Communicate directly with users of the technology you create to ensure the final product meets their needs
  • Learn and practise new programming languages


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong academic record in mathematics and science; takes an analytic approach to problem solving
  • An enthusiastic team player with good attention to detail
  • Open to receiving constructive feedback, a keen desire to learn
  • Familiarity with a Linux Operating System is preferable


Personal qualities

  • Demonstrable passion for technology and software development - proven experience coding in Python, Java, using web-based technologies or similar is required, although support will be given to develop coding skills further.
  • Ability to seek support from the appropriate channels/resources or to independently research an issue e.g. using Stack Overflow and Google Search
  • Strong communication skills - as a developer you will interact directly with those using the software you create


Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (or 4-9), including maths and English


Future prospects

After your Software Engineering apprenticeship, you can progress into a junior developer role (this includes web and app development). You'll have the skills to continue growing within a tech team, and have enough knowledge/experience to pick up new languages with ease. Software Engineering Level 4 will also provide a good foundation for transitioning into data science.

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