Apprentice Software Developer

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Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Birmingham
Salary
5.00 - 5.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
21 Apr 2021
Closes
19 May 2021
Specialism
IT
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
About the company:
We are an established UK specialist in software development and integration. Working to the industry's highest quality standards, we combine technical expertise with deep commercial awareness to help our customers achieve greater efficiency and productivity for less cost and effort. This is what we mean by supercharging business, and we have a proven-track record with large and small companies across virtually every sector.
Brief Description:
Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Developer apprentice with Matter of Software, a software and mobile development company based in Solihull.
Job Description:
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)
Qualifications:
• 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)
Skills Required (Social Media Executive Skills and Qualifications):
Personal 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
Future prospects:
The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.
Training to be provided:
The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.
Learners will receive five weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated Skills Development Coach who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.
This apprenticeship will give you a Level 4 Software Developer Standard with training in areas such as:
* Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
* Software Development Methodologies
* Software Language
* Developing Software using SQL
Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate

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