IT Software Developer Apprentice - Software Development

Recruiter
QA Ltd
Location
Crewe
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

To apply, please use this link which will take you to the ATOS website.

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Employer Description

A fantastic opportunity to join a global leader in digital services. We're the technical and business expertise behind some of the most influential businesses in the world. And just as our clients look to us to guide them through digital transformations, we can do the same for your career via our apprenticeship program, developing you into a real business technologist.

Atos apprenticeships offer a structured learning journey, providing the technical and business skills you need to confidently take on new responsibilities. Whichever scheme you choose, you'll earn industry-recognised qualifications. You'll find our culture relaxed and supportive, yet focused and hardworking, and you'll be given the flexibility to bring new ideas to the table, with guidance on hand whenever you need it.

Responsibilities

As a Software Development Apprentice, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to work on business critical applications that allow the UK rail industry to track trains across its network, process the information and pass it to train operators
  • Be part of the team developing a new API to bring older legacy applications, written in a number of languages and technologies, under a new user interface
  • Develop and apply your coding and testing skills across a range of practical challenges, including bug fixing, trouble shooting, preventative maintenance and data management

Qualities/requirements

  • Enthusiastic about working in the IT sector
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Great team players
  • Committed to solving problems
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Open to new ideas and keen to learn
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Ready to rise to new challenges

Qualifications required

7 GCSEs / Scottish National 5's or equivalent at grades 4-9 / A-C (including Maths and English), ideally including a qualification in ICT

Additional information

Daily working hours: Monday to Friday, 37hrs per week

Benefits

  • A permanent contract from day one
  • 25 days' holiday, plus the option to buy up to ten more
  • Private medical insurance
  • A pension plan
  • A fully funded training program to help you achieve your qualifications
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to tailor to your needs

Other Important Information

The apprenticeship will blend on the job experience, face to face workshops and online learning, leading to:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship Software Development Technician L3 (equivalent to A level / Highers educational level)
  • Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer (Java track)
  • Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (C# track)
  • BCS Systems Development Essentials

To apply, please use this link which will take you to the ATOS website.

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This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960132672

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