Software Developer Apprenticeship Level 4

Recruiter
Optima Systems Ltd
Location
Optima House, Mill Court, Spindle Way, Crawley, RH10 1TT
Salary
£15,000.00 annually
Posted
18 Oct 2019
Closes
05 Nov 2019
Ref
VAC001588568
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
Are you looking to kick start your career in software development, with an exciting, successful company? If so this apprenticeship could be the perfect opportunity for you!

The Company

Our client, Optima Systems provide IT Support and create software and websites for companies all across the South East. They're based in Crawley, West Sussex within easy reach of Gatwick Airport and London. their clients range from multinationals to start-ups.

They believe in forging strong and long-lasting relationships with their clients, their core values are trust, transparency and care.

Optima offers a great working environment with a team of like minded individuals in a friendly and relaxed open plan office

The Role

Optima are looking for a keen and professional person to learn Computer Programming. No previous experience is required as training will be provided within the Apprenticeship scheme.
Ideally the candidate is someone who can demonstrate familiarity with computer languages and an ability to problem solve.

The individual must be a good communicator and be willing to work within a team and be passionate about computers and programming

Optima work with APL which is a computer language ideally suited to financial institutions or where complex data analytics are required. For this reason someone with a mathematical or scientific interest will have an advantage

APL is not however the only language Optima uses and those candidates with other interests or experience will also be considered. Areas of particular note include API development, databases and website construction.

This role will include:
  • Attending training sessions necessary to complete the formal Apprenticeship scheme
  • Learning a range of computer languages (APL, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Work under the guidance of a mentor
  • Gaining experience of the company processes and procedures
  • Working, under guidance, on client projects

Desired skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work well within a team but also to problem solve alone
  • Confident
  • Reliable

Personal qualities
  • A genuine interest in and passion for IT
  • Pro-active
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications requirements
  • A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above including English, maths, Science and ideally ICT
  • Preferably 2 A levels (or equivalent) including either Science, maths or IT

Future prospects

Upon completion of this apprenticeship you will have achieved a Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship qualification. There will also hopefully be the opportunity to progress with Optima Systems.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work well within a team but also to problem solve alone
  • Confident
  • Reliable


Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in and passion for IT
  • Pro-active
  • Enthusiastic


Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including English, maths, Science and ideally ICT.
  • Preferably 2 A levels (or equivalent) including either Science, maths or IT.


Future prospects

Upon completion of this apprenticeship you will have achieved a Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship qualification. There will also hopefully be the opportunity to progress with Optima Systems.

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