Software Developer Apprentice (Web)

Recruiter
UNIQUE IQ LIMITED
Location
Unit 17, Sambourne, B96 6EW
Salary
£14,000.00 - £16,000.00 annually
Posted
21 Feb 2019
Closes
28 May 2019
Ref
VAC001502468
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
Do you have a passion for Coding and Web Design? Would you like to learn more about Software & Web Development? The Software Developer Level 4 program with a focus towards Web applications and front and back end solutions.

Estio Training are excited to be recruiting for an Apprentice Software Developer to enrol on the Software Developer (Web) Level 4 Apprenticeship programme.

As a juniorweb developer you will be building both internally andexternally facing features alongside the senior members of the development team.

You will have the opportunity to build strong PHP and Web development experience developing either front-end or back-end applications.

As a member of the development team, your primary responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
  • Developing software solutions as part of a team
  • Writing and maintaining technical and user documentation

Requirements:
  • Enthusiasm for problem solving, learning and sharing knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly driven and ambitious

Preferences: (Ideal but not essential)
  • Comfortable with Composer and PSR-4 auto-loading
  • Comfortable with Linux
  • Experience with Unit Testing
  • Experience with Redis and MongoDB
  • Experience with PhoneGap/Cordova
  • Experience with Gallera cluster
  • Experience with Docker
  • Version control (GIT preferred)
  • Proficient in MySQL/MariaDB (at a client level, administration would be a nice-to-have)
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery

Previous experience within thisindustry is not necessary, but advantageous. However if you have and skill and passion to become a software developer with some previous background knowledge, we would also be happy to consider your application.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to learn and adapt very quickly
  • Basic knowledge on coding
  • Basic understanding of a wide range of hardware (printers, laptops, monitors, cabling etc.) and software
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Strong assessment skills
  • A passion for providing excellent customer services at all times
  • Strong communication skills with people at varying levels


Personal qualities

  • Bright, outgoing personality with a positive outlook and strong team-working bias
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good punctually
  • Skilled in identifying and balancing the needs of the individual, the client and the organisation, remaining calm under pressure, whilst maintaining the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop immediate credibility with all levels of staff and acquire an in-depth understanding of the business
  • Ability to convey decisions and requirements succinctly and appropriately
  • Diplomatic but with assertive conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Confident in managing multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop, with a willingness and desire to learn


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths)
  • Completed a previous Level 3 IT Qualification


Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position and long term career within the business.

Things to consider

  • A wide variety of projects - We have plenty of different systems to get stuck into: Web Applications, WebServices, API's, a mobile app, telephony systems and much more
  • A friendly team, even if we do say so ourselves!
  • Job satisfaction - Helping our clients provide a high level of care
  • Discounts and freebies with Perkbox
  • Competitive salary

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