Apprentice Developer

TribePost Ltd
£15,000 - £18,000 Per Annum DOE
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Apprentice Developer

Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 Per Annum, DOE
Contract: Full time, Permanent

Due to continued growth and expansion, my client is now recruiting for an Apprentice Developer to join their team in their offices based in Chester! If this sounds like you then read on!

My client are a leading SharePoint development consultancy based in Chester and London. They are extremely proud of their Microsoft Gold Partner status and work with some of the best enterprise clients in the business.

Their growing development team in Chester will be hiring for a new apprentice from January 2017. You’ll be joining a team of 4, one of whom has just completed her apprenticeship.

My client's apprenticeship will offer you the opportunity to get hands on with technology from week 1, they use a diverse range of Microsoft technologies and they'll scale up your knowledge as you progress through the apprenticeship. Their key focus is around web development technologies which mirrors the latest developments in Microsoft’s vision for SharePoint, however they'll also make sure you’re given the opportunity to touch on skills that relate to infrastructure, consulting and project management if these areas also interest you.

All of their work is on a project basis so you’ll always have a supportive team to guide and inspire you – including a Project Manager, Consultants, Senior Developers and Change Consultants. You will be given the chance to give feedback regularly on how your learning is progressing and where possible my client will make sure your project tasks compliment your learning objectives.

Things you’ll be doing (not all from day 1) include:

  • Applying branding using HTML and CSS
  • CSS styling on intranets and web applications and SharePoint
  • Working in a development team and completing small tasks as directed by lead developer
  • After 6-12 months – managing your own simple projects, planning development tasks and fitting everything together
  • Using XML/XSLT for coding web parts
  • Learning and applying the new SharePoint framework – SPFX
  • Functional and technical testing
  • Using Basecamp and TFS to track development tasks
  • Attending daily stand-ups to keep project managers informed of daily process
  • Assisting with demos of progress to the client
  • Options to work with the client and test team on client site
  • Providing estimates of effort to allow for effective project costing
  • Options to help with consultancy tasks like creating wireframes and attending requirements workshops.

My client's key priority is finding the right fit for our team. Attributes we’re looking for are:

  • Ambition and application in learning
  • Proven interest in software development as a career choice (show us something you’ve created!)
  • Smart and quick to pick up new concepts
  • Good academic background (GCSEs and A levels grade A-C)

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on “APPLY” today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance!

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