Software Engineering Apprentice

Recruiter
Continental A S L
Location
The Riverside Centre, Railway Lane, Lewes, BN7 2AQ
Salary
£16,800.00 annually
Posted
10 Feb 2021
Closes
26 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC001681366
Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The role sits within the Systems team here at our Continental site near Brighton. The site includes approximately 90 highly skilled and internationally diverse scientists, engineers and computer vision experts.

The role reports into one of our Team Leaders and requires collaboration with engineering professionals within the site and beyond.

Areas that will be incorporated include image/video processing, scripting languages, data encapsulation formats, computer vision algorithms and embedded systems.

Our apprenticeship programme is a four-year course, starting in September 2021. This is a full-time opportunity, with 80% of your time being spent doing "on the job" training, and the remaining 20% being spent studying for your BSc Digital and Technology Solutions degree through the University of Chichester.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Fluent English language speaking, and comprehension skills are essential
  • Good communication and teamwork skills, working in a multicultural environment

Promoted Technical Skills:
  • General software development experience (preferably C/C++)
  • Experience in continuous integration tools and version control (e.g. GitHub)
  • Knowledge of some form of GUI toolkit - preferably QT

Examples of Talent Development Areas:
  • Image/video processing (esp. Formats/conversions: YUV, RGB,etc.)
  • Scripting languages (object oriented, e.g. Python, Perl/PHP)
  • Data encapsulation formats such as XML and Json (reading/writing)
  • Computer Vision algorithms
  • Embedded systems


Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in engineering and software development
  • Enthusiastic about technology and willing to research and learn
  • Interest in automotive applications
  • Organised and focused
  • Team player with a "can-do" attitude


Desired qualifications

Reaching a satisfactory level in A Level / GCSE or equivalents (e.g. English and maths GCSEs at grade C/level 4 or above, and three A Levels at grade C or above).

Future prospects

A guaranteed role at £30,000 per annum to be offered upon satisfactory completion of the four-year course.

Things to consider

  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Flexible working

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