Apprentice Software Developer

Recruiter
NOYANTIS LIMITED
Location
Ada Lovelace House office 5, Urban Road, Nottingham, NG17 8BY
Salary
£165.00 per week
Posted
10 Jun 2019
Closes
30 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001544537
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
Noyantis are looking for a bright, creative, self-motivated, eager to learn individual with a passion for coding! Along with the academic skills and qualifications you will gain at college, you will also gain a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of the Software Development cycle, along with essential business skills. During your apprenticeship training you will work on assignments of increasing complexity.

Offices are based in the centre of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire in a recently renovated modern building with excellent transport links. They offer a friendly, relaxed working environment with a competitive salary.

You will be working alongside the passionate owners. Although this is a small company at present, they have a big presence all over the world including America where you will have the chance to attend the bi-annual international developer conference.

For 3 months you will be paid £5.50 per hour and working 30 hours to give you the chance to get to know the business and introduce you to the role at a gradual pace. You will then go to 35 hours per week and receive a pay increase to £7 per hour.

The Software Development Apprentice will be responsible for developing business software applications under the supervision of the Development Manager.

The role will include:
  • Research
  • Learning and understanding project requirements
  • Software design, development and testing
  • Learning to diagnose and fix software faults
  • Integrating with third party solutions
  • Writing accurate technical documentation including unit tests & release notes
  • Support and maintenance of existing software solutions
  • Maintain excellent customer relationships
  • General office duties

Skills/Attributes Required:
  • A real passion for Software Development
  • A commitment to learning new skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Project-oriented; focused on quality and delivery
  • To be able to take the initiative
  • Good team worker and self-reliant
  • Detail-oriented and creative
  • Reliable and organised

Benefits Include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Work place pension
  • 21 days holiday entitlement + festive period shutdown (3 days) + statutory holidays
  • Free Bi-annual Eye test and contribution towards glasses
  • Technical training
  • Possible international travel
  • Excellent career progression (performance depending)

Applicants will be required to undergo an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Genuine interest within Software development
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills


Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Current qualification within computer science
  • Self-motivated & reliable
  • Confidence with meeting/speaking to new people and conversing with ease


Desired qualifications

Due to the nature of this role, the employer has requestedGCSE Grades A to C/9-4 or equivalent.

Future prospects

Vision Business has strong employer links within the sector and we encourage all our employers to consider further opportunities, this may include progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship or full time employment.

Things to consider

Please Note:
  • Only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted
  • All applications are acknowledged by telephone in the first instance
  • Every applicant must attend a Vision Business Assessment Centre prior to being presented to the employer

On successful appointment:
  • You will be entitled to receive statutory annual leave
  • This is a weekly/monthly paid post
  • You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work
  • You must work with your specialist to complete apprenticeship work on time and to the best of your ability
  • You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures
  • You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding
  • Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled

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