16/04/2018 QA integration Loughborough LE11 2TX

Systems Developer Apprentice – Loughborough (LE11) – 14933

  • Sector: i t telecoms
  • Location: Loughborough
  • Salary: 16007.68
  • Level: 1
Systems Developer Apprentice – Loughborough (LE11) – 14933

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Employer Description

My client are a local government district with a borough status in the north of Leicestershire.

Job Description

They are looking to expand their IT team and are on the lookout for a Systems Developer Apprentice. An ideal candidate will have a passion for front-end development and web services.

Responsibilities and duties

The key responsibilities and duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the job description.

The below responsibilities are what will be covered in your role, over the course of the apprenticeship programme.

  • Work with system development lifecycle, including analysing user requirements, design, development, integration, configuration, testing and documentation for a range of systems/programs
  • Ensure all work is documented using the appropriate development and security standards, using methods and tools
  • Implement assigned development projects, including defining and building user interfaces and system integrations.
  • Apply data integrity, analysis, modelling and integration techniques. Provide database administration in live and test environments, including developing system reports.
  • Producing and implementing technical specifications, test plans and test scripts for new and amended software or services using agreed methods and standards. Reviewing test results and modifying test, if necessary
  • Develop and evaluate prototypes to obtain user feedback on requirements of developing systems. Ensure systems adhere to applications style guides, guidelines, standards and legislation

Desired skills

Some of the technical skills are not compulsory however will be ideal.

  • Working knowledge of front-end web technologies including HTML5, XHTML, CSS, Jquery and JavaScript
  • Knowledge and practical experience of using Java Spring framework
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with a methodical approach
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility, adaptability and exercises initiative
  • Embraces technology, innovation and information
  • Good team member
  • Ability to work well without close supervision
  • Good organisational ability and time management skills

Required qualifications

  • A-Levels in ICT/Business/Computing
  • Or an Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
  • Or an International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT
  • Or a BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits)
  • For any City and Guilds programmes, the learner must be 18 on the first day of their apprenticeship

Working week

37 hours a week


£16,000 per annum


  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • A successful candidate will be offered a full time role at the end of their apprenticeship programme

Important Information

“QA’s Apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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