Programming Apprentice – Tools VAC001378693
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Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for a Programming Apprenticeship within the Tools team at TT Games based in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
09 Aug 2018
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Undertaking a development programme leading to a National Vocational Qualification as part of an apprenticeship.
Implementing unit tests of their technology and game code.
This would lead to writing the sample code that Junior Programmers elsewhere in the company would use to learn how to program their engine.
This would expand to building out their automated testing infrastructure, to improve the quality of their engine and editor releases.
The languages they would learn and become involved with are C#, C++ and scripting languages such as PowerShell.
Requirements and prospects
Basic understanding of programming languages.
Understanding the importance of dealing with information confidentially and professionally.
Demonstrable strong talent and passion for programming.
A highly self-motivated team player with the ability to dive in, understand code and learn quickly.
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
TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike, with their fun and playful takes on world-famous IPs, as part of the LEGO videogame series. Tt have been making brilliant games for more than 25 years, with over 200 million copies sold to date and 5 BAFTA wins. As part of Warner Bros, they have exciting plans for future titles based on the world’s biggest entertainment properties.
They are always on the lookout for bright, talented and motivated people to join their AAA studio and to be part of everything they do, because they know it is the talent and dedication of their employees that has made their more than 25 years of success possible.
Their work environment is inclusive, relaxed and friendly – one of the best things about working there is the fantastic people! They aim to support work-life balance, and some of the benefits they’re most proud of include: flexitime and other family-friendly benefits; discretionary bonus scheme; company pension scheme and life assurance. They also offer perks such as regular health and wellbeing activities (including on-site exercise classes), discounts on a wide range of company and partner products, free online training courses, complimentary fruit and a wide selection of drinks, social events and much more!
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.
Software Development Technician
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd
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