Software Developer Apprentice

Unit 17, Sambourne, B96 6EW
£12,000.00 - £16,000.00 annually
09 Sep 2019
15 Oct 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Do you have a passion for Coding and Web Design? Would you like to learn more about Software & Web Development? You may of already been in a Software based role and looking for your next career opportunity?

Estio Training are excited to be recruiting for an Apprentice Software Developer to enrol on the Software Developer Level 4 Apprenticeship programme.

As a web developer you will be building both internally andexternally facing features alongside the senior members of the development team.

You will have the opportunity to build strong PHP and Web development experience developing either front-end or back-end applications.

As a member of the development team, your primary responsibilities will include:
  • Developing software solutions as part of a team
  • Writing and maintaining technical and user documentation
  • Delivering well written, clean and testable code
  • Taking part in team meetings and discussions to design technical solutions
  • Shaping the direction of tech decisions within the team
  • Supporting junior engineers through knowledge sharing and code reviews
  • Ongoing communication/coordination with the client
  • Enthusiasm for problem solving, learning and sharing knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly driven and ambitious
  • Proficiencies: HTML, CSS, SCSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with the Adobe software suite
  • Experience with responsive web design
  • Passionate about building great products and user experiences. - Desire to work in a young and fast-growing organisation
  • Proficient experience with CMS, particularly WordPress/WooCommerce

Previous experience within thisindustry is not necessary, but advantageous. However if you have and skill and passion to become a software developer with some previous background knowledge, we would also be happy to consider your application.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to learn and adapt very quickly
  • Basic knowledge on coding
  • Basic understanding of a wide range of hardware (printers, laptops, monitors, cabling etc) and software
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Strong assessment skills
  • A passion for providing excellent customer services at all times
  • Strong communication skills with people at varying levels
  • Diplomatic but with assertive conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Bright, outgoing personality with a positive outlook and strong team-working bias
  • Good punctually
  • Skilled in identifying and balancing the needs of the individual, the client and the organisation, remaining calm under pressure, whilst maintaining the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop immediate credibility with all levels of staff and acquire an in-depth understanding of the business
  • Ability to convey decisions and requirements succinctly and appropriately
  • Confident in managing multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop, with a willingness and desire to learn

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths)
  • Completed a previous Level 3 IT Qualification

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position and long term career within the business.

Things to consider

  • A wide variety of projects - We have plenty of different systems to get stuck into: Web Applications, WebServices, API's, a mobile app, telephony systems and much more
  • A friendly team, even if we do say so ourselves
  • Job satisfaction - Helping our clients provide a high level of care
  • Discounts and freebies with Perkbox
  • Competitive salary

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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