Software Developer Degree Apprentice

Recruiter
Genesis Technical Systems UK Ltd
Location
1120 Elliott Court, Herald Avenue, Coventry Business Park, Coventry, CV5 6UB
Salary
£225.00 per week
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
09 Jun 2019
Ref
VAC001498965
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
June
Duration
Permanent
At Genesis Technical Systems we develop multi award-winning managed xDSL aggregation switch solutions currently trialling at some of the largest telecommunications companies in the world.

We currently have a vacancy for an Software Developer Degree Apprentice to work within the Coventry Office.

Main responsibility:
  • As part of a small team, you will be supporting with designing and implementing code
  • Writing and Testing Code, refining and re writing if necessary supporting the development and functional integration effort for the control, management, and data plane components in our bonded xDSL solutions
  • Evaluating software and systems
  • Developing existing programs by analysing and identifying areas for modification
  • Integrating existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together
  • Creating technical specifications
  • Maintaining systems by monitoring and correcting software defects
  • Working closely with other staff, such as project managers, graphic artists, UX designers, other developers, systems analysts and sales and marketing professionals
  • Consulting clients and colleagues concerning the maintenance and performance of software systems with a view to writing or modifying current operating systems
  • Investigating new technologies
  • Continually updating technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and external courses, reading manuals and accessing new applications

To be interviewed you will need:
  • Previous Qualification in IT at level 3/4 - ideally focussed on Software Development
  • Knowledge of programming and coding languages
  • Knowledge of C/C++ OR Java
  • Experience working on relevant complex software engineering projects in a modern implementation language such as C/C++ or Java
  • Have an understanding of modern structured software engineering principles, hardware and software architectures, tools and practices
  • Clear and precise written communication skills both in all aspects of your communications with us

Benefits included whilst working at Genesis:
  • Company pension
  • Free car parking
  • Share options


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical experience working in telecommunications networks, and/or network management
  • Experience developing real time systems for embedded software applications, particularly for networking or network management applications
  • A solid working understanding of layer 2 and 3 network protocols and network architecture
  • Experience implementing Kernel or device driver software, working in firmware, or developing for highly parallel systems
  • Experience developing applications for, or deploying, xDSL technologies


Personal qualities

  • Strong numerical skills
  • An inquisitive mind, you will enjoy problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Determination to execute the project


Desired qualifications

  • You will educated to GCSE level including English and maths at grade C or above (or equivalents)
  • A computing qualification at Level 3/4 focussing on Software Development will be a distinct advantage


Future prospects

Excellent. The company are looking at this apprenticeship opportunity as being the start of a long, successful career with the company.

Things to consider

  • Before applying for this post please make sure that you have researched how you will get to and from work on a daily basis
  • Please ensure you have the required level of technical knowledge
  • Please ensure that we are able to contact you on the means of communication you have supplied on your application. If you wish to contacted via another method, please let us know
  • Please be aware that you will be contacted by TDM initially

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