Digital Technology (Software Engineer) Apprentice

QA Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£11992 per year
04 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Employer Description: DXC Technology helps clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. For more than 60 years, we have successfully guided the world's largest enterprises and government agencies through successful change cycles. We take pride in our technology independence and our role as a trusted advisor. Our deep experience gives us a clear and confident vision to help clients navigate the future. As the world's leading independent, end-to- end IT services company, we are uniquely positioned to lead digital transformations - creating greater value for clients, partners and shareholders, and presenting growth opportunities for our people. We are among the world's best corporate citizens. Key Responsibilities: With roles including Automation Engineer, Software Developer, Cloud Technologist and DevOps Engineer you will get the chance to use your problem solving skills and interact with our clients in a stimulating, challenging and technically diverse environment. You will support DXC's clients' applications in the public and commercial sectors. Required Skills: As a willing learner, you'll combine your enthusiasm and problem solving skills to drive results, both independently and as a team. Through hard work and dedication you will be given the opportunity to shape your own career. We're looking for candidates who have 5 GCSEs (A*-C) including English, Maths and IT. Applicants must be ambitious and talented with a strong passion in a career in IT. In addition we expect candidates to be proficient in problem solving, time management, communication and exhibit an analytical mind as well as being passionate about IT and be willing to learn. Training: As a Digital Technology (Software Engineer) Apprentice you will follow a development programme in our Digital Transformation organization, giving you the opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented people in DXC. During your programme you will be given the resources, guidance and expertise to become a trusted member of our team. You will start your journey with a week-long induction programme where you will learn about our business, clients and culture. You'll work on projects and be given the opportunity to develop your soft skills. Then it's another one week boot camp in the classroom with our training provider where you will start to gain the knowledge you will need to be successful in your role. After you've completed your onboarding you will start working in your team, learning from your experienced and talented colleagues and starting to get to grips with your role. Throughout the programme you will attend further training sessions and will have the support of your line manager, team and an assigned mentor all of whom will provide ongoing feedback to help you drive your career. 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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