Apprentice Software Engineer - Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship

Recruiter
NCIPHER SECURITY LIMITED
Location
1, Station Square, Cambridge, CB1 2GA
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Jan 2021
Closes
07 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC001675628
Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
Work as part of an Agile Scrum Team to solve problems and produce innovative software solutions.

Key Tasks
  • Develop yourself in individual- and pair-programming, with mentoring
  • Implement code and unit tests in C, Python & Go
  • Review others' code with team members to ensure the integrity and robustness of projects
  • Integration, verification, and validation activities


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Essential.
  • Enthusiasm for and skills in science/technology
  • An ability to analyse complex technical problems and offer innovative, reasoned and practical solutions to demanding requirements
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in an Agile, multi-disciplinary team environment

Desirable.
  • We'd love to hear about personal programming projects, or other experience particularly in C, Python or Go; programming on Linux or Windows


Personal qualities

  • An enthusiasm for programming and cryptography/computer-security
  • Adaptability, Collaboration, Determination, Enthusiasm, Energy, Growth potential, Leadership


Desired qualifications

120 UCAS Tariff points (3xB at A level or equivalent), in Computer Science, Maths, or other Science/Technical subjects, plus 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English and Maths (or equivalent).

Future prospects

We are a friendly team, and we're growing and recruiting more young people to join and grow with us. We have a custom designed office supporting collaborative software development, 1-minute walk from Cambridge Railway Station with on-site secure cycle-parking, and a short 20 minutes' walk from the ARU campus site.

See the walkthrough video on our website!

We offer a whole range of employee benefits, including contributory Pension scheme with matching contributions, annual bonus scheme, flexible working, ride-to-work scheme, Private Medical Insurance, and Healthcare Cash Plan, Income Protection/Permanent Health Insurance, Life Assurance. There's a kitchen and an open dining/meeting area, with free fruit, and coffee/tea.

We off staged increases in salary during the apprenticeship.

After graduation, you will become a Software Engineer in our Development Team.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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