Software Engineer Apprentice

5 Thornton Chase, Linford Wood, MILTON KEYNES, MK14 6FD
£12,500.00 annually
31 Mar 2021
21 Apr 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The ideal candidate will have a keen interest:
  • To learn and work with the development of commercial software
  • To improve your knowledge and skills of coding with C# and/or Python
  • To learn and work with the software team and contribute to different software development stage, including requirement analysis, concept design, coding, testing, bug fixing, and technical support
  • To learn and work generating clear and concise documents at different stages of software development
  • To test the software functions with hardware. During this task, the candidate will be expected to obtain knowledge of robot operation, WAAM deposition, sensors for WAAM monitoring and control
  • To assist the AM operator / AM engineer with technical support of using the software

WAAM3D would also like the ideal candidate to be able to:
  • Assist with software testing activity
  • Assist with system testing activity with both software and hardware
  • Assist with the development of software/hardware interface
  • Assist with other software development activities
  • Recommend improvements actively
  • Collaborate in training
  • Keep security and maintain confidentiality
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

The precise description and nature of the job may be varied from time to time and the candidate may be required to carry out other duties as necessary.

Company Benefits:
  • Employer Pension contributions
  • Discretionary personal bonus (depending upon personal performance)
  • Discretionary company bonus (depending upon company performance)

Please note:

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.We advise you to submit your applications early to prevent disappointment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Some/all of the following skills would be beneficial for the application:
  • Knowledge of the following: C# and/or Python
  • Knowledge of API development
  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming principles,
  • Knowledge of database,MySql, Sqlite, mongoDB, etc.
  • Understanding of computer hardware and industrial sensor devices

Personal qualities

  • Flexible nature to work within a development environment
  • Able to work in a small team with good communication skills
  • Thorough and professional with regard to approach to coding and supporting documentation

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE's including English and maths at grade 4/C and above or equivalent

IT qualification [level 3] with an element of coding or an A level in Computing or maths or equivalent

Future prospects

A job following the apprenticeship as a Software Developer is open to the right candidate.

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