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Software Developer Apprentice - Level 4

Employer
Cultura Technologies Ltd
Location
Rivington House, Drumhead Road, Chorley North Industrial Park, Chorley, PR6 7BX
Salary
£16,000.00 annually
Closing date
28 Oct 2021

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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The Primetics Apprentice Developer reports to a Primetics Lead Developer and is responsible for selected aspects of Primetics software development. The candidate will help ensure that development service, quality, efficiency and revenue targets are achieved and maintained.

Main responsibilities:
  • Complete selected software development activities to ensure compliance with service delivery contractual obligations and commitments
  • Adherence to industry best practice and/or corporate programming / testing standards and software production
  • Work with the Operations and/or Commercial Teams for project-based activities
  • Execute Continuous Improvement and/or Lessons Learned in known areas of Development to improve quality and efficiency
  • Research and Development activities including reviewing and keeping up to date with technology trends
  • Working with Microsoft technology stack including Microsoft Azure
  • Build proof of concept and MVP software applications


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

What we are looking for:

Communication skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Customer service skills:
  • Seeks to provide the best customer service to both internal and external customers

Team skills:
  • Respectful of others
  • Able to listen, support and value colleagues
  • Willingness to work across multi-disciplined teams

Results orientated:
  • Always takes pride and care of work
  • Always uses initiative and is focused on outcomes

Organisational skills:
  • Ability to work to required business priorities
  • Able to manage own priorities and workload


Personal qualities

  • Able and willing to be accountable and take responsibility for work
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Motivated to seek new knowledge and enjoys continuous learning and knowledge sharing
  • Always open, honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Acts professionally and appropriately at all times and raises any issues in a timely manner
  • Motivated to continuously improve performance
  • Can do attitude
  • Flexible to change


Desired qualifications

Entry requirements:
  • Level 3 Software apprenticeship, or
  • A Level in a STEM subject (within the Technology and Maths fields only) and successful completion of our Aptitude Test, or
  • BTEC Diploma in IT and successful completion of our Aptitude Test, or
  • A minimum of 12 months of experience within the last 24 months or 18 months in the last 36 months in an IT role.

Specific roles that are acceptable are:
  • IT Support roles e.g. Help Desk, First line
  • Software testing or any work that utilises basic coding
  • Any other technical job that uses IT equipment or software
  • Any data analytics or reporting related role

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme. The learners would still be required to successfully pass the Aptitude Test at first attempt.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications.

Find out more here:

https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

Future prospects

Potential full-time opportunity if you successfully complete the apprenticeship program.

Things to consider

Important Information:

QA's apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.
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