Digital & Technology Solutions Apprenticeship

To be agreed upon appointment
02 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Wage To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week 0900 - 1700 Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 4 years

  • Possible start date 01 Aug 2018

  • Date posted 02 Mar 2018

  • Distance 95.8 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001365152

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Basic experience in building websites and web applications using mainstream CMS platforms (Wordpress, Magento or others)
    • An interest and even basic experience in developing end-user applications using at least one of Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or embedded software during hobbies or A-level projects.
    • An interest and even basic experience in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
    • An interest and willingness to gain understanding of Test Driven & Behaviour Driven Development and conduct on-site testing of software builds.
    • An interest in the principles of software engineering, including what is a software development life-cycle and agile methodologies, e.g. SCRUM.
    • An interest in software development for prototype or R&D
    • An interest and even basic experience in the skills to take on tasks and build Object-Oriented libraries and applications using for example C/C++, C# and Python, during hobbies or A-level projects.
    • An understanding of the developer's role in client onboarding and the overall sales cycle.
    Personal qualities
    • Presentation and communication skills showcasing the ability to communicate ideas and concepts through demonstration and personal interaction.
    • Logical thinking and use of their science/engineering/mathematical interest to analyse and solve problems.
    • The ability to self-manage and to take initiative based on the supervisor and mentor's advice.
    • Someone that can hit the ground running and undertake a reasonable workload suited to their proficiency, skills and course progression.
    Desired qualifications
    • 128 UCAS Tariff Points (ABB @ A level or equivalent) preferably to include Maths and Physics
    • 5 GCSEs grade C/5 or above (or equivalent) to include English and Maths
    Future prospects

    As a key member of a small and ambitious team you will have a great opportunity to develop a successful career in a fast growing business.

    Things to consider

    KīBōDo operates from a Cambridge-based business incubator. The chosen candidate will be required to work in a hot-desk setting where a number of other businesses also operate. The chosen candidate will work from KīBōDo's premises and remotely.

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour (£3.70 an hour on April 1st, 2018). This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.05 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £7.50 for those over 25.

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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