Software Developer Apprentice

Pinewood Court, Larkwood Way, Macclesfield, SK10 2XR
£8,000.00 - £10,000.00 annually
21 Jun 2019
06 Nov 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Our current stack is a mix of web and audio-video platforms - HTML/CSS/JS, .NET/C#, Node.js, WebSockets, Flash Media, WebRTC, FFMPEG, Chatbots etc. Our solution provides real time communication services to a marquee list of customers across the world and helps them improve satisfaction and better conversion by providing quick help in purchase decisions using expert help.

Our engineers work in small teams and influence the direction of our products. In the role, you will focus on the design and development of software.

You will be challenged to work across the full software application stack, from the front-end presentation to the back-end.

You will be part of a Scrum team that brings this offering to new customers and new markets by building, integrating, testing, and releasing new features and products.

With a passion for building world-class digital products and a deep understanding of the software development process­es, you will deliver key components to be used by our global clients.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Design, develop, and test advanced features for our real-time customer engagement SaaS prod­uct & multi-channel platform across web and mobile
  • Work within a Scrum team to plan, scope, build, and deliver software
  • Participate in full lifecy­cle engineering methodology to ensure timely, high quality releases
  • Ensure that system is robust and highly scalable to support the largest organisations globally
  • Research, devise, and propose solutions to chal­lenging problems

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of fundamentals of Data Structures and Algorithms is important to have
  • Front-end development experience (HTML5, JavaS­cript, CSS) preferred
  • Any mobile development in Android/iOS would be nice to have
  • C# development and debugging skills, and an un­derstanding of the overall .NET ecosystem a strong plus
  • Knowledge of the MVC design pattern also highly valued
  • Some knowledge of schema design, SQL, stored procedures, and working with object relational mappers is helpful

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

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

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