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Job Title : Software Development Apprentice
Location : Meriden, West Midlands, CV7 7PT
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Software Development Technician (Level 3)
Sector : Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00229
Brief Description : Ever wondered how a computer program works? Our client has an exciting new opportunity for an aspiring Software Developer who will help the company develop and grow their team further into the future.

 

Qualifications Required : • You must have at least a C grade in both GCSE Maths & English and in three or four other subjects at least. You should have a GCSE/BTEC/A Level in ICT or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT/software.
Vacancy Detail : Work with one of the best 100 Companies to Work For in the UK (according to Sunday Times!). As a nationally well-known and very experienced independent recruitment company, our client recognises that talented people are the key to the success of any business. They are looking to recruit an aspiring young professional to join their IT team of experts. This role is based in Meriden in the heart of the Midlands.

Job Role

As a Level 3 Software Developer Apprentice, you will be undertaking a recognised apprenticeship qualification, including Microsoft certifications, at the same time as working as part of the company’s Software Development team.

You’ll work as part of the team to learn about the latest technologies used to deliver what is needed, including C# within the MVC framework, supported by the use of test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration using Team City and continuous deployment using Octopus Deploy.

As a Microsoft Software Developer Apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:
• Becoming a valued part of the Software Development team.
• Being responsible for extracting data and processing the extracted data.
• Gaining on the job experience and being able to utilize the skills you have gained over the duration of your apprenticeship.
• Updating software and systems development.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours per week.
Salary : £190.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 25/10/2019
Possible Start Date : 01/11/2019
Personal Qualities : We require a bright, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a genuine desire to learn and build a career within the IT industry. You will have a friendly personality, be able to work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service.
Skills Required : • You will be highly organised, have excellent communication skills and a brilliant telephone manner.
• You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn.
• An interest in software development is mandatory.
Future Prospects : Opportunity to secure a permanent position after the apprenticeship has been completed.
Training to be Provided : You will be enrolled onto the award-winning Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Programme.
The Software Developer Technician (Level 3) apprenticeship contains the following knowledge modules and Microsoft Technological Associate (MTA) certifications:
• Software Development Context & Methodologies
• Programming
• MTA Software Development Fundamentals (C#)
• MTA Database Fundamentals
You will attend 3 training courses to help you pass the exams for the 2 knowledge modules and the MTA:
• Software Development Context & Methodologies
• Programming Using C#
• Database Fundamentals

These qualifications are globally recognised industry certifications and form the significant building block of software development knowledge for anybody looking to start a career in software development.
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