Software Development Apprentice

The Development Manager Ltd
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for a budding Software Developer to join a consistently growing team of inspirational thinking people. We are looking for an apprentice who has a genuine interest in coding. We use various languages from PHP, Java, Golang, Python and JavaScript as well as many others. This is not a design vacancy.

The ideal candidate will be someone with genuine enthusiasm for coding. You will be spending your spare time sat at a computer playing with different coding languages. You will be someone who your friends will refer to as a 'Computer Geek'. We will ask for evidence of examples of coding that you have done.

We are very much an Open Source operation and we will expect that you have knowledge of Open Source platforms. You will be working with a team of 30 other developers who have exceptional knowledge, however, although they will mentor and support we are looking for someone who can solve their own problems and will enjoy the challenge of making things work.

On a day-to-day basis, you could be working on a range of projects ranging from:

  • Web based solutions
  • Coding new projects
  • Testing software
  • Sales force consultancy
  • Dealing directly with customers

Desired Skills

You will have:

  • A demonstrative passion for computer coding
  • Knowledge of Open Source software
  • Knowledge of some of the following languages:
    • PHP
    • Java/Javascript
    • Python
    • Symphony
    • SCSS
    • Golang
  • To be able to communicate with external customers

Personal Qualities

You will have

  • Strong numerical skills
  • An inquisitive mind, you will enjoy problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Determination to make execute the project

* Although the address listed is as 58 Oxford Street in Birmingham, the company will be relocating soon to 143 Newall Street, Birmingham.

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