Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprentice

37, Temple Street, Birmingham, B2 5DP
£182.00 - £348.80 per week
02 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
You will work with a small start-up software team building and delivering our market leading destination management software platform, the You. Smart. Thing. Travel Assistant.

You will undertake the followingactivities on rotations:
  • Software Engineering
  • Product Management
  • DevOps and Project Management
  • Depending on aptitude you could be performing software engineering using Java Script frameworks (React JS, Next JS), .Net Core, Linux servers, storage & virtualisation, Docker containerisation, cloud computing, data management, network design, cyber security, DevOps, and the internet of things (IoT)

In addition to object oriented programming, data modelling, NoSQL, systems development, quality assurance engineering, test automation, agile, systems analysis and design, web and mobile application development, big data and analytics, you will learn information security administration, project management, product management and business quality systems management.

There are further details at

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Keen and eager to learn
  • Computing skills including Office suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), operating systems (MacOS, Linux, Windows)
  • Capable of managing content on blogs, twitter and linked in
  • Interest in web or app development, knowledge of Java Script, React JS, Next JS or MS .Net Core a bonus
  • Awareness of cloud server administration (AWS, Digital Ocean, Azure)

Personal qualities

  • Passion for technology
  • SupremeCommunication Skills
  • Great at Time and Task Management
  • Quick LearningAbility
  • A Good Team Player
  • High-End User Focus
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Commercially Aware

Desired qualifications

You will need:
  • Three A Levels at CCC or above including a mathematics based subject and a STEM subject, or equivalent BTECs*
  • Have a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including mathematics, English and a science, technology or engineering related subject

Please note:
  • Employers may specify their own entry criteria that can exceed this
  • Candidates who do not have three A Levels at CCC may be considered on a case by case basis with aptitude and experience taken into consideration

You will also need to meet the government's eligibility criteria:
  • Have been a UK/EU/EAA resident for the past three years or more prior to starting the course
  • Have left full time education when the apprenticeship you are applying for is due to start
  • Be aged at least 16 years old to meet government funding criteria

Future prospects

  • This could lead to a permanent position with You. Smart. Thing. with great career prospects after the Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Although we have a central Birmingham office, due to the current government advice the team are currently working from home. We will ensure that you work in a safe location in accordance with the latest government advice
  • Our office includes a roof terrace, kitchen, free gym, secure cycle store, free tea and coffee making

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