Software Development Technician Apprentice

Job Reference

JT744

Salary

Paying up to £14,000

Industry

Web & Software

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Camden

Kickstart your software development career!

Our client is a dynamic group of individuals who know how to work hard and know how to play hard. They come to work everyday to maintain powerful SMS gateways, build their customer base and make sure to add value to every one of our customer’s business. The leading lead generators in the United Kingdom have voted the company as their portal of choice due to its sophistication yet ease of use and powerful proprietary software.

As an Apprentice your responsibilities include designing and implementing websites, debugging and identifying bugs in our existing software. You will be part of a team, that rapidly puts visions into reality. You will be faced with both theoretical knowledge and everyday practical issues. You will be expected to have focus and a drive to improve your skills and so a positive friendly outlook with the ability to manage your time over a multitude of projects is a must.

The team are supportive, however, this is a busy but rewarding environment so you must be prepared to hit the ground running. This role is a great opportunity to work as part of a team in a fun and dynamic environment, kicking off your career in software development.

KEY DUTIES

  • You are the first line of defence of senior developers!
  • You handle all support queries both online and in person by the rest of the team as well as clients.
  • You perform changes/updates/upgrades on available software where needed and if capable.
  • You research solutions to problems using the vast information online.

ABOUT YOU

To be a Software Development Technician Apprentice you will need to be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (ideally A* – C) including Maths and English.

This company are looking for someone with these skills and personal qualities.

Skills:

  • Independent skills
  • Team work skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Self-Motivated
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Basic understanding of Internet
  • Knowledge of any scripting language (nice to have HTML, Javascript, CSS, Linux command line, AWS, Python, Flask, Django, Angular 2+, NodeJS, Bootstrap, Database querying language (SQL, Mongo), Git)
  • Understanding of API integration
  • Ability to communicate on Software Design (follow & draw charts and diagrams)

Personal Qualities:

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Mature, calm person
  • Ambitious and eager to learn new skills in software development (front-end and
  • back-end)
  • Outside of the box thinker
  • Dedicated employee and team player
  • Able to adapt to changes in environment, online and offline.
  • Open to banter

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.

THE REWARDS

This 16 month Apprenticeship has a salary of £12,000 / £14,000 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 3 IT qualifications such as;

  • Software Development Technician

Tech and digital professionals in London earn an average salary of £52,500 per year, so this Apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising and profitable career.

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.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Apply now to Just IT and we will review your application. If you are suitable for an Apprenticeship we will be in contact to discuss this opportunity.