Apprentice Software Developer

Recruiter
FENTRACK LIMITED
Location
Woodvale House, Woodvale Road, Woodvale Office Park, Brighouse, HD6 4AB
Salary
£146.25 per week
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Ref
VAC001489968
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
October
Duration
Permanent
Apprentice Software Developers work closely with our existing team on all aspects of the software development cycle from 1st & 2nd line support to creating demos, updating documentation, designing new features as well as implementation and testing. Due to the bespoke nature of our systems all employees spend time understanding our customers' systems, and how they are integrated within their business.

All our software is developed using an agile methodology.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Building and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of our customer systems
  • Documenting, demonstrating and training customers and colleagues on existing software
  • Providing testing and code reviews for peers
  • Releasing and supporting changes to live systems
  • Creating new proof-of-concept and demonstration environments to support the sales team
  • Learning the core programming languages, concepts and technologies used within FenTrack's software. Each week office time is allocated for you to research, learn and demonstrate a particular concept, technology or language feature with the support of your mentor.
  • Using your newly acquired technical knowledge to create larger and more complex software enhancements for code review and approval for deployment to live systems.
  • Responding to support tickets/requests from customers and providing fixes or solutions.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • People skills
  • Demonstration of any coding undertaken


Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Excited by software and technology


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and maths)


Future prospects

There is a good chance of a permanent role for any candidate who demonstrates commitment and ability throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. Our team has a depth of technical experience spanning decades with a real enthusiasm for technology. We understand what is required to create great software developers. If you have the aptitude and enthusiasm you could be next.

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