Apprentice Software Development Support

Natives Group Ltd
2 Boyd Buildings, The Admirals, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, PO1 3AG
£18,000.00 - £22,000.00 annually
18 Apr 2019
06 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Working as Development Support within the technology team you will be working across our SaaS products and web projects, helping find bugs/issues to improve our systems, making code changes and bug fixes, learning our development process and contributing to our development efforts. You will help influence the product's overall quality through discussions and investigations of the system and collaboration with other team members. You may also be required to create documentation and develop tools to aid you in your duties. This is a varied role incorporating multiple aspects of the software development lifecycle. This role is intended to move someone into a junior development role over a six to twelve month period.

  • Testing of software against product requirements and test plans
  • Working with other developers to troubleshoot bugs and implement new features
  • Communicating issues with developers and manager
  • Investigating and responding to internal/client technical support issues
  • Carrying out various small technical tasks
  • Some software development tasks (on the job training will be provided where necessary)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Software/web development experience, professional or hobby
  • Experience of working within a team

Personal qualities

  • Desire to learn
  • Keen interest in technology and software development
  • An interest in emerging web technologies
  • Open and honest
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Perform well as part of a team and in collaborative projects
  • Capable of working independently and off own initiative
  • Quick to learn and adapt to new technologies

Desired qualifications

A-Levels (or equivalent) in maths/sciences.

Future prospects

There is the opportunity of being offered a full time job at the end of the apprenticeship.

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