Software Developer Apprenticeship

Body Rocket Ltd
19a, Sydney Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1QE
£15,000.00 annually
16 Dec 2020
26 Jan 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for the aspiring software developer to join a growing team that are revolutionising cycling aerodynamics.

You will help the team complete several ongoing projects and as the apprenticeship progresses migrate from prototypes to more production-level products. You will also design, bring up, and maintain a range of microelectronics

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Assisting on several ongoing projects for a cycling sports-tech device, from Pi-based systems with a range of peripherals bringing in data over UART, to bringing up electronics designs, communicating with sensors over I2C and other protocols
  • Rewrite code from C and C# to embedded C, and build a sensor network using ANT+, Bluetooth, and WiFi and help to implement new algorithms as they are developed
  • You will work closely with two electronics engineers who have supported the above activities to-date
  • Identification of areas of process improvement and solutions implementations
  • Master effective communication with both technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience with C (ideally embedded C, but that could be learned) and/or Python
  • The ideal candidate would also be proficient in maths

Personal qualities

  • A self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team
  • Flexible & trustworthy with a strong sense of personal ethics
  • Dynamic, highly motivated and ambitious
  • Adaptable thinkers who can work as part of a fast-moving team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and can adjust your style to meet the needs of your audience

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths).

Future prospects

The role offers the opportunity to progress into a long term contract or permanent position.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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