Software Developer Apprentice

Transferwise Ltd
56, Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JJ
£22,360.00 annually
17 Nov 2020
14 Dec 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
  • Sync up with the team in daily standups: what are you working on now, what's next and how can the team help?
  • Learn the technologies used by the team in order to become a confident contributor
  • Work side by side with other developers to learn from them and get a better understanding of our products
  • Improve the quality of our code bases by making use of static analysis tools to identify bugs, code smells and vulnerabilities
  • Investigate the root cause of bugs, work to resolve the issue at hand, create test suites to prevent similar issues
  • Maintain the health of our projects by keeping them up to date, in sync and apply best practices
  • Review pull request from other developers
  • Release your changes into production and track the results

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You take ownership of tasks and their delivery
  • You have impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • You're a logical problem solver with a keen attention for the finer details

Personal qualities

  • You're curious, with a hunger for not just fixing problems but exploring why and how things happen
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to achieve

Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)
  • Three months' prior coding experience

Future prospects

After your Software Engineering apprenticeship, you can progress into a junior developer role (this includes web and app development). You'll have the skills to continue growing within a tech team, and have enough knowledge/experience to pick up new languages with ease. Software Engineering Level 4 will also provide a good foundation for transitioning into data science.

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