Junior Software Developer Apprentice

British Library
£253.00 per week
11 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Weekly wage £253.00

  • Working week 30 hours per week. Monday to Friday, core office hours

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 18 months

  • Possible start date 30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 11 Aug 2017

  • Distance 218.7 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001296256

  • Positions 2 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Are passionate about technology and have strong IT skills (Essential)
    • Enjoy problem solving and understanding how things work and why (Essential)
    • Are comfortable meeting new people, are interested in finding out more about them, what their needs are and are able to think carefully about how you might be able to help. (Essential)
    • Can bring a diversity of perspective, new ideas and are respectful of other people's needs, views, ideas and experience. (Essential)
    • An understanding of any or all of the following; Java, .Net, SQL and database design, XML (Desirable)
    • Advanced digital skills - the digital challenges that the Library faces are always increasing, these skills are valuable to us. (Desirable)
    Personal qualities
    • Are keen to learn and keep learning, both whilst working and in a formal setting (this might include webinars, seminars, courses and attending events or conferences) (Essential)
    • Take responsibility for your own work and take pride in completing tasks accurately and on-time. (Essential)
    • Are comfortable being open about what you don't know or what hasn't gone quite right. (Essential)
    • Are flexible and open to change, have a positive attitude and try to make the best of a difficult situation. (Essential)
    • Take pride in communicating well and to the best of your ability. (Essential)
    • Are happy to work on your own and as part of a team. (Essential)
    • Some work experience - either paid or unpaid.(Desirable)
    • Being able to demonstrate prior experience of ‘learning on the job'. This might be through a traineeship, training scheme, apprenticeship or work placement. (Desirable)
    Qualifications required
    • GCSE, A Level or equivalent in IT
    • GCSE (or equivalent such as Functional Skills) in both English and Maths (or would be happy to study towards a qualification in both as part of your apprenticeship).
    Future prospects This will be discussed during your apprenticeship.

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