Apprentice Software Developer
Apprentice Software Developer VAC001389023
Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an apprentice software developer based in London.
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
31 Jul 2018
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
The ideal candidate will first and foremost have a real passion for learning. The software industry moves quickly, and the successful software developers are the ones that thrive by educating themselves in this ever-changing field. Software developers often work outside of their comfort zone as they strive to improve, the ideal candidate will not be scared by this but rather be eager to take on the challenge.
Pride in your and your team member’s work is important as it a keen eye for detail. Software development is all about the detail!
You will gain experience using C# and the .Net framework, developing and executing new features on websites whilst constantly looking for ways to improve. You will be using your newly learnt back-end skills to create innovative solutions across differing platforms with the correct level of guidance and support along the way.
You’ll be involved at all stages of the development life-cycle and will work collaboratively with the other technical team members as well as the creative team, project managers and where appropriate, clients.
Requirements and prospects
If you have some experience with these already then great. Otherwise you’ll gain these skills through training and exposure:
Experience with the .Net framework (Full Framework and .Net Core)
Entity Framework (EF6 and EF Core)
Web API / Rest APIs
Skill developing with CMS frameworks such as EpiServer, Umbraco
Comfortable testing own work to ensure that products are up-to-standard before being released
Proficiency in basic front-end development
Working in an Agile (working from user stories, acceptance criteria etc.) environment
Knowledge of Git version control
Passionate and curious about software development
Eager to learn and importantly willing to put in the effort required to improve
Motivated by challenges and keen to implement new techniques and technologies
Strong attention to detail
Solid communication skills, being able to communicate with both technical and non-technical people
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
Dam Digital produce the highest possible user experiences for you and your clients. The final, tested experience is then integrated onto the chosen technical platform. They have worked with some of the world’s biggest brands including Casio, PayPal, Bentley Motors, Unilever and John Lewis.
DAM DIGITAL LTD
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 ten 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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