Engineering Apprentice

Recruiter
Octopus Capital Limited
Location
6th Floor, 33, Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT
Salary
£20,400.00 annually
Posted
22 Jun 2021
Closes
22 Jul 2021
Ref
VAC001727901
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
  • Contribute to the design of Octopus' products
  • Involved in testing products
  • Contribute to the development of Octopus' products
  • Assigned a side project that will require you to learn .Net core, Azure and SQL Server technologies
  • Partake in face to face as well as computer based training


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You have a genuine interest in technology
  • You will have a passion and a curiosity for learning new things
  • You will be comfortable with change, and will be prepared to move between teams and functions
  • You will be prepared to shout out when you are struggling with something, or need more time to understand


Personal qualities

  • You will be excited about working in a multi-cultural fast-paced environment with engineers based all over the world
  • You will be comfortable with failure, and look upon it as a learning opportunity
  • You will be able to work independently on a side project with support


Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)
  • Three months' prior coding experience


Future prospects

After your Software Engineering apprenticeship, you can progress into a junior developer role (this includes web and app development). You'll have the skills to continue growing within a tech team, and have enough knowledge/experience to pick up new languages with ease. Software Engineering Level 4 will also provide a good foundation for transitioning into data science.

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