What will the apprentice be doing?
Writing code for software applications and mobile apps
Working with industry leading e-commerce and web platforms and creating web sites from scratch
Design and implementation of new functionality within software
Developing user interfaces as appropriate to the organisation's development requirement standards
Interpreting design documentation and specifications
Agile Development and Lean start-up principles
Liasing with the sales team and clients to understand their needs and the right solution
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Software Engineering Level 4 apprenticeship standard
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Employment as a qualified software developer within our software engineering team
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness
A Level or equivalent Computer Science (Grade A* - C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Foundation in Programming Languages (Grade A*- C) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Programming Languages (Grade A* - C) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Programming Languages (Grade A* - C) Desired
Things to consider
We promote a non-smoking working environment, healthy and eco friendly life style. Requires outstanding social service etiquette, with the ability to be versatile in your approach to adapt your style for each customer. Involves traveling and visiting client locations.