IT Software Engineer VAC001357690
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Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an IT Software Engineer with Melrose Textile, a manufacturing and distribution company, based in Bradford.
Monday – Friday
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
30 Jul 2018
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Melrose Textile are looking for someone who is willing to be part of a team, doing whatever tasks are required to deliver a top class service to their customers.
The role might one day involve sitting at your desk answering support emails and phone calls, and the next day might be writing test scripts and testing Applications.The one thing for sure is that it will not be dull! The company believe that people skills are just as important as technical skills, so they are not looking for technical experts who want to sit in a dark room. They need people who can communicate well with their customers and who can explain technical issues in very simple terms.
Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
Being first point of contact for system and applications support queries.
Liaising with end-users to find solutions, fix defects and test them before release.
Investigating the feasibility of system change requests – if required, add functionality by designing and implementing solutions (test as above).
Liaising with customers to write, develop, test and review code and to support existing applications.
Requirements and prospects
Excellent communication skills (telephone and face to face) – being able to communicate in ‘plain.
The ability to learn quickly – we don’t expect you to be an expert now, but we want you to become one quickly!
A self‐starter who is comfortable working alone or within a team.
Prepared to be flexible and open‐minded about all aspects of the job.
Passion for IT and technology in general.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Previous experience dealing with customers.
Any SQL/HTML, Java knowledge is advantageous.
Any Microsoft Office will be advantageous.
Any programming/scripting experience will be advantageous.
Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.
Passionate about IT.
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
This is a UK based manufacturing and distribution business with a global supply chain and blue chip customers such as ASDA, Argos, Tesco, Matalan and JD Williams. IT plays a massive role in the success of the Company and growth plans dictate increased opportunities for projects and personal development. The businesses on-line profile increases year on year with more and more emphasis on IT to provide competitive edge.
MELROSE TEXTILE CO.,LIMITED
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 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 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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