Apprentice Software Developer

Recruiter
Matter Of Ltd
Location
Number8 Number8, Cranmore Drive, Solihull, B90 4SB
Salary
£168.75 - £187.50 per week
Posted
18 Feb 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Ref
VAC001683464
Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
A leading Software & Mobile Development company in Solihull has an opportunity for a Software Developer to join a small but dynamic team to work on exciting bespoke projects for our cloud-based applications.

You will be given coaching, guidance, and free reign to develop your skills and deliver projects for our clients. Your day to day activities will include developing solutions from scratch (using PHP backend as a base), enhancing & supporting existing solutions and of course developing skills in the full spectrum of DevOps responsibilities.

We are a friendly, open, and supportive team working from modern, clean and accessible offices. We have roles available with an immediate start to suit.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Developing software solutions as part of a team
  • Writing and maintaining technical and user documentation
  • Delivering well written, clean and testable code
  • Taking part in team meetings and discussions to design technical solutions
  • Shaping the direction of tech decisions within the team
  • Ongoing communication/coordination with the client
  • Enthusiasm for problem solving, learning and sharing knowledge
  • Coding using Open-Source technology
  • Building databases using SQL technologies (Postgres and mySQL)


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficiencies: HTML, CSS and an Object-Oriented Programming Language (preferably PHP)
  • Experience with responsive web design
  • Passionate about building great products and user experience
  • Proficient experience with CMS, particularly WordPress.
  • Understanding of UX and front-end coding to produce and develop beautiful products
  • Previous experience of Mobile App Development (or strong desire to learn) and Web App development
  • Array of previous projects and portfolio
  • Knowledge of security and encryption best practices as well as safe and GDPR compliant data storage
  • Understanding and able to confidently use Source Control (GIT based)


Personal qualities

  • Ability to learn and adapt very quickly (sponge for new languages/technology)
  • Knowledge on coding
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Strong assessment skills
  • A passion for providing excellent customer services
  • Strong communication skills with people at varying levels


Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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