Apprentice Software Development Programmer

Handsam Ltd
6, Farmoor Lane, Redditch, B98 0SD
£187.50 per week
18 Oct 2018
28 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Specific tasks:
  • Plus producing progress reports and assisting the Lead Programmer and Programmer inall aspects of the department's activities
  • Assisting delivery of coding requirements under instruction from the Lead Programmer
  • Fault checking code produced by the department and ensuring it functions as intended, giving all relevant error messages for the end user
  • Reacting to end user feedback and delivering improvements to tight schedules
  • Logging progress of departmental tasks
  • Attending team meetings as required
  • Liaising with other company staff, especially client support team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Experience in working in a programming environment (this can be producing your own online work - either systems or web applications)
  • Programming experience and specific knowledge of PHP and SQL.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript would be a great help but not required
  • Knowledge of the Yii2 framework also a great help
  • Knowledge of JQuery and the command line (cmd or Unix) also good

Personal qualities

  • Expert attention todetail and dedication to ensuring excellence for our clients
  • Get up and go attitude
  • Can use initiative by finding help to solve a problem
  • Enjoy problem solving
  • Show attention to detail
  • Professional outlook

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum B in mathematics at A level or equivalent
  • Good GCSE grades or equivalent
  • An IT/Computing qualification at Level 3 or equivalent

Future prospects

Excellent. This company are looking for the apprenticeship to be the start of a long career with the company.

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can get to the company's premises on a daily basis.

Please ensure that you have read and understood the job specification thoroughly.

Please ensure that you are available via the contact details you have supplied, as TDM will contact you if we are interested in your application

Please be aware that you will be required to attend at least two interviews, the first of which will be with TDM.

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