Software Development Apprentice - 19228

2nd Floor, Cavell House, St. Crispins Road, Norwich, NR3 1YE
£15,600.00 annually
04 Nov 2019
01 Dec 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Key responsibilities:

Software development:
  • Develop and implement changes to existing code based on specification and brief
  • Develop new code to operate with the existing code and functions
  • Develop completely new functionality based on specification and brief

Software support and testing:
  • Resolve customer support, understand their problem, and resolve it for them
  • Design and develop program enhancements to resolve future repeat issues and bugs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Front end technologies such as Angular and Typescript
  • Jira, Bitbucket, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
  • ASP.NET Core

We will take the following in Consideration:
  • Experience in object-oriented programming using C#
  • Microsoft SQL Server (with Entity Framework)
  • Good experience of the .NET framework Standard and Core
  • A solid understanding of web technologies and techniques
  • Agile development methodologies
  • CI/CD technologies
  • Strong leadership skills with a desire to develop and mentor future junior staff
  • Strong Documentation skills
  • Testing experience with front end and Test-driven development practises

Key technical skills:
  • Experience in working with the .NET framework, MVC, C#, Web API
  • Knowledge of the .NET Stack, SQL Server, MVC, ORM and database design
  • Experience in working with Cloud technology, either Azure or AWS

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Sense of initiative
  • Keen attention for detail

Desired qualifications

7 GCSE's total:
  • English GCSE or equivalent at grade D/3 or above
  • 6x GCSEs, including maths or equivalent at grade A-C/7-4

As well as:
  • Successfully completed a Level 3 Software apprenticeship with QA
  • A matching qualification from another training provider
  • BTEC Extended diploma in Software
  • BTEC Extended diploma in IT depending on the modules

Future prospects

The apprentice will be able considered as a real team member and they will be able to make a real impact in the company in terms of development projects.

After completing the apprenticeship, the apprentice will be offered a permanent position, if we are the right fit for each other.

Things to consider

Company perks and benefits:
  • In-house one-to-one training with strong internal company documentation
  • A flexible and collaborative environment

Important Information:

QA's apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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