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Job Title : Software Development Apprentice
Location : BN1 6AF
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Software Development Technician (Level 3)
Sector : Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00536
Brief Description : Do you have a passion for IT and software? Do you enjoy building apps, constructing websites or using code? Then this might just be the perfect position for you to kickstart your career!


Qualifications Required : To be considered for this role, you ideally will hold a C/4 grade in both GCSE Maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least. You will have gained a GCSE, BTEC or A Level in IT or have some hands-on experience with software, coding & programming.
Vacancy Detail : We are looking for a technically savvy and resourceful apprentice to join our new central office in Birmingham.

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 the company uses to deliver what they need, including ASP.NET Core and Azure to name a few. You will be assisting with projects and gaining on the job knowledge whilst gaining a qualification.

As a Microsoft Software Developer Apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:
You should also identify the key responsibilities:
• Assisting Directors with writing code using
• ASP.NET Core and Azure
• Testing Domains
• Working on Software Development projects for clients
• Developing Web applications
• Training to work as Full Stack software developer

This employee will get the rare chance to join a tech start-up and will receive intensive training from highly skilled professionals in the latest Microsoft technologies, such as ASP.NET Core and Azure, to become a Junior Software Developer.

Training Provided
Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through blended learning. This combines online technical training within a virtual classroom, as well as real-world and practical experience with your employer. The certifications you gain are highly respected and globally recognised. The skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible start to your professional career within the IT industry.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday - 10am - 4pm
Salary : £ 10,000.00 to £ 12,000.00 (Annually)
Application Deadline Date : 26/02/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/03/2021
Personal Qualities : The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career in technology. The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude and who isn’t afraid to ask questions.
Skills Required : We would prefer someone who has shown some previous interest in becoming a software developer. This may mean they have undertaken some personal projects, or activities such as computer game modding, for example
• Willingness to learn new IT skills & improve themselves.
• Proactive nature.
• Good communication skills.
• Team player.
• Desire to deliver high quality work.
• Logical thinker with the ability to solve difficult problems in elegant ways.
Future Prospects : Opportunity for the learner to secure a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship as a qualified software developer.
Training to be Provided : You will be enrolled onto the award-winning Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Programme. The Software Developer (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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