Software Development Apprentice

Passionate about software development?

A global S&P500 corporate payments company are currently looking looking for talented apprentice developers to join them on a fantastic journey and help them to build great applications and services across the product range. They work in partnership with the business to implement awesome products, using technologies such as React JS and .Net Core, SQL Server, Mulesoft.

Key Duties

You will collaborate closely with other software engineers and designers across multiple platforms and technologies to craft a beautiful application ecosystem that is consistent, highly useable, reliable and performant. You will also be a part of their community of practice to help identify new technologies which could be used to help them gain a competitive advantage in the dynamic payments industry.

As an Apprentice Software Developer, you will be expected to have an understanding of Windows software development using the Microsoft .Net framework with C#.

In addition, you must committed to becoming highly skilled in the following:

  • Web development using .Net MVC, JQuery, Javascript, CSS and HTML
  • A working knowledge of developing windows service applications and PowerShell command-lets
  • Experience of database design using Microsoft SQL, specifically the ability to write, test and debug stored procedures
  • A working knowledge of service oriented architectures and micro-service development
  • High degree of self-motivation and be able to learn using both own initiative and the provided training courses

About you

To be an Software Development Apprentice, you must be passionate about all things coding with 5 GCSEs (ideally A* – C, 4-9) including Maths and English.

This 23-month Apprenticeship has a salary of £24,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 4 in Software Development.

Skills and personal qualities required

Essential skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Good time management
  • You have a proven interest in coding through A Level/college course or online platforms like Code Academy and are seeking a Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship.
  • You can write good quality code with sound syntax. You will enjoy problem solving and want to develop your skills in analysis and design and you will be able to interpret functional/technical specifications and ask relevant questions about what you don’t understand.
  • You can demonstrate an ability to problem solve, use your initiative, take responsibility, be organised and work independently.
  • Willing and able to work remotely and feel confident using video chat

Desirable skills

It would be beneficial if you have some skills or experience in the following or a genuine desire to become highly skilled in:

  • .Net/C#
  • JQuery
  • CSS/HTML and Javascript
  • Testing/QA
  • Agile methodologies

Personal qualities

  • Proven passion for technology and seeking a career in software development.
  • Enjoy working in a team and problem solving.
  • Able to take ownership of work

Next steps

After the apprenticeship

Over 90% of our apprentices move on to permanent full-time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher-level apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an apprenticeship.

Sound like you? Then send us an application, and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other apprenticeships we have available.

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