Apprentice Software Developer
Apprentice Software Developer VAC001391105
Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Software Developer with Immediate Media – a multi-platform company based in Hammersmith, London
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
30 Jul 2018
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
The Digital team builds and manages the systems which power this portfolio. They work in scrum teams who work across the full stack – and by full stack they mean not just front-end and back-end, but also infrastructure. Their teams are given everything they need to get the job done; they encourage questioning and curiosity.
All of their stakeholders are internal.Their key systems are:
Fabric publishing. A modular publishing system which is designed to meet the needs of all of their brands, from the biggest to the smallest
Wedding planner. Interactive free planning tools to help couples plan their perfect day.
Crystal. Their ecommerce solution handles online and telephone ordering, stock management and fulfilment.
They are looking for an apprentice software developer to work on their publishing platform; someone with a passion for technology and some prior experience of programming at a hobbyist level.
You will be working alongside an experienced software development team in an Agile environment, learning to build web applications using the latest technology and industry standards.If you join, you will gain a huge head-start in a software development career, building complex systems which are used by millions of consumers every month.
Responsibilities and duties consist of:
Attending the training organised by Estio and complete all associated coursework and examinations
Continually improve your software development skills
Following coding and documentation standards
Working to understand the wider organisation and how their work contributes to their success
With support, deliver small software projects in line with departmental standards
Contributing earnestly to retrospective and improvement meetings
Maintaining a high level of quality in all deliverables
Requirements and prospects
Good problem solving ability
Enthusiasm for computing and software development
Open and honest – particularly about areas where you are struggling.
They want you to come with passion, creativity, openness, flexibility and drive
Practicality and pragmatism are important
They want you to understand the big picture and how your work fits into it
Good problem-solving ability is a must
5 GCSEs 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
Immediate Media is the special interest content and platform company, with brands like RadioTimes, BBC Good Food, Good Housekeeping, Cycling News, Top Gear, Lego Ninjago, and Jewellery Maker TV. Their fast-growing, multi-platform media business is home to over 1,300 people across eight divisions.
Immediate Media own and operate some of the best-loved brands in the UK. They only focus on special interest markets, engaging over 19 million passionate consumers each month, offering them world-class content and innovative new products and services.
Immediate Media Co London Ltd
Vineyard House 44
The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on 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 assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.
This apprenticeships will give you a Level 3 Software Development Technician Standard with training in areas such as:
Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
Software Design Fundamentals
User Interface Design
Software Development Context & Methodologies
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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