Software Developer Apprentice

National Merchant Buying Society Ltd
10 Merus Ct, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, LE19 1RJ
£288.75 per week
17 Jun 2019
06 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Job Summary:
  • To manage installation, configuration and development of new and existing systems within the Society, inline with the businesses strategic objectives
  • In conjunction with senior managers, supervise procedures concerned with supporting and upgrading existing facilities, and rolling out new facilities
  • Manage small and large projects
  • Able to produce a design & full specification of the assigned or requested development project
  • Provide support & development
  • WEB development skills in VB, ASP, JAVA, XML, etc.
  • SQL database skills
  • Maintain LAN, WAN equipment for new & existing development. To include software throughout its lifecycle
  • Ensure integrity and security of systems
  • Provide support of systems (software/development/hardware)
  • Report/Analyse and investigate failures/changes
  • Provide adequate backup of systems
  • Carry out various ad-hoc assignments
  • Working towards deadlines as laid down in Key Performance Indicators
  • To work efficiently and effectively in conjunction with other departments
  • To ensure Department deadlines are adhered to
  • To work with colleagues to ensure compliance with the Company policies
  • Any other duties delegated by the Line Manager in conjunction with this role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Qualification Computer/IT related
  • Working knowledge of WEB development skills in VB, ASP, JAVA, XML, PHP, C#, HTML, etc.
  • Database knowledge and management
  • SQL Skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft based tools
  • Knowledge of mobile phone app development desirable
  • .net development skills desirable
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Clean &smart appearance
  • Prioritisation of workload
  • Maintenance of tidy workspace
  • Use of initiative at all times
  • Exercise of company rules and regulations at all times
  • To share responsibility with management for your own personal training and development
  • To display an attitude of co-operation and helpfulness
  • Willingness to work extra hours if required to ensure deadlines are met
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be a team player
  • Employ a 'can do'discipline at all times
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • To be articulate and numerate
  • To engage with other teams members and staff members
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Willingness to learn using own initiative
  • Professional attitude
  • Exercise discretion at all times
  • Loyal and with a confident manner
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • A high level of self-motivation

Desired qualifications

None specified.

Future prospects

None specified.

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