Degree Apprentice - Digital & Tech Solutions

Recruiter
Access Advertising Marketing & Design Ltd
Location
8th Floor, Trafford House, Chester Road, Manchester, M32 0RS
Salary
£12,000.00 annually
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001538482
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
We are recruiting for a Degree Apprentice to join our expanding development team of specialists across; strategy and planning, project management, design, user experience, development, QA and testing.

Access' development team is primarily focussed on the Drupal development framework and related open source technologies.

We have expertise in building Content Management Systems, online customer portals, intranets, e-commerce solutions and multilingual brand and content websites. We also specialise in system integrations and API work, and creating bespoke applications using a variety of open source technologies - all of which you will have the opportunity to learn and get involved with.

Based in our Manchester office, you'll work with a friendly and supportive team, with the opportunity to start your career working with a well known national brands across varied industry sectors; WaterAid, BAFTA, National Grid, National Youth Theatre, University of Central Lancashire, Stagecoach Bus and Wave Utilities - as well as numerous smaller regional businesses, charities and our own internal projects.

Our staff retention is high with many of our graduate developers progressing to senior and lead roles.

We provide an excellentcontinuous professional development programme with regular reviews, feedback and training to help progress your career at a pace that suits you.

You'll have a comprehensive induction and training period where you'll get to learn our processes, tools and services before being guided and mentored on live projects...

What you'll be doing:
  • Focussing on developing your own area of expertise, learning Drupal and other open source technologies
  • Participating in briefing sessions, code reviews and project planning
  • Shadowing experienced developers on larger projects
  • Supporting existing clients with application fixes, upgrades and improvements
  • Creating technical documentation to explain what your code does, and how it affects the wider project
  • Learning about the wider business and how strategy, design, user experience and development create the end product


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Whether you are already interested in Software Engineering or Computer Science, we want to hear from you. Most importantly, you'll have a passion for technology, problem-solving and the ambition to develop yourself and your skillset.

Your Skills and Experience:
  • The minimum requirements as set out by the University of choice
  • Possible experience with any programming / coding language; PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript or similar


Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Self-motivated
  • A problem solver


Desired qualifications

  • None required as full training will be given


Future prospects

  • We also specialise in system integrations and API work, and creating bespoke applications using a variety of open source technologies - all of which you will have the opportunity to learn and get involved with
  • We offer a competitive salary, dependent on qualifications and experience. On top of this we provide a range of benefits, perks and opportunities to provide a rewarding package

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