Apprentice Developer VAC001407888
Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an apprentice developer with Reach Studios, a Digital Company based in Sheffield.
3 Days a week (Approx). In line with standard working hours this vacancy is less than 30 hours per week. The overall duration of the apprenticeship is therefore extended accordingly.
Total hours per week: 22.00
Possible start date
26 Jul 2018
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Apprentice developer proficient in basic HTML, PHP (OOP & Procedural) & MySQL to assist in site maintenance and builds for a digital agency in Sheffield city centre.
Potential to increase hours and salary, including possible full time roll at end of apprenticeship depending on development & progress.
Experience with e-commerce systems such as Shopify or Magento desired but not necessary.
Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
Will report to technical head as well as working with creative and marketing teams in some instances
Updating existing sites and systems with client requests
Maintaining existing sites and bug fixes from client error reports
Manage e-commerce stores built with Magento or Shopify
Work alongside the technical lead on new projects
Contacting clients regarding bug reports to extract additional information to implement a fix
General office administration
Requirements and prospects
Basic PHP, both OOP & Procedural
Knowledge of E-commerce systems
Positive Work Ethic
Desire to learn new skills
Practical approach and enthusiasm for learning
Flexible, pro-active approach
Responsible and hard working
Ability to work both individually and in a team to solve problems head-on
5 GCSE’s grades A* – C/9 – 4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths).
The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.
About the employer
This company is a Digital Agency that has been established for 8 years and built a substantial client base including health care providers, logistics companies & retailers. Their work ranges from front end websites to e-commerce systems & learning tools.
They are based just outside Sheffield city centre in the up and coming Kelham Island area and have good transport links. Shalesmoor tram stop is within a 3 minute walk.
REACH STUDIOS LIMITED
suite 9 Bedford House
The Estio Training programme gives people the opportunity to get experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.
Learners will receive six weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated Skills Development Coach who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.
This apprenticeship will give you a Level 3 Software Development Technician Standard with training in areas such as:
Functional skills, maths L2 and English L2
Software Development Fundamentals
Software Development Context and Methodologies (Two Parts)
Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd
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