Software Developer Apprentice

12 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Ever wondered how a computer program works? Our client has an exciting new opportunity for aspiring Software Developers who will help to develop and grow their team further into the future. The most fundamental requirements of this role are that you are hungry to learn and grow, prepared to work hard, and have a deep and genuine interest in software development.

Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering an exciting new opportunity to embark on a career as a Level 3 Software Developer apprentice.

Job Role

As a Level 3 Software Developer Apprentice, you will be undertaking a recognised apprenticeship qualification including Microsoft certifications, at the same time as working as part of the company’s Software Development team.

You’ll work as part of the team to learn about the latest technologies used to deliver what’s needed, including C# within the MVC framework, supported by the use of test driven development (TDD), continuous integration using Team City and continuous deployment using Octopus Deploy.

As a Software Developer apprentice your main role and responsibilities will include:

  • Learning how to collate feature requests.
  • Becoming a valued part of the Software Development team.
  • Helping existing staff with front-end development using Octopus Deploy Technology.
  • Being responsible for extracting data and processing the extracted data.
  • Learning and developing skills in integration management using Team City technology.
  • Updating software and systems development.
  • Gaining on the job experience and being able to utilize the skills you have gained over the duration of your apprenticeship.

As a member of the Sharepoint team, you will be involved in coding new solutions, providing ongoing support and assisting with the development and maintenance of existing applications.

About the Company

You will be working in a company that specialises in IT planning and infrastructure. They offer bespoke IT solutions to support business goals, offering the best value systems delivering maximum efficiency, minimal downtime and easy maintenance. Operating since 1984, the company offer a fun, friendly and challenging environment for hardworking staff to develop within.

Qualifications & Training

We require a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working individual with a genuine desire to learn and build a career within the IT industry. You will have a friendly personality, be able to work as part of a team as well as individually and provide excellent customer service.

To be considered for this role:

  • You will have a C grade for Maths & English at GCSE or equivalent.
  • You must have a GCSE/BTEC/A Level in ICT or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT/software.
  • You will have experience in C# or strong Object Oriented Programming knowledge and the desire to pick up and learn C# as well as development knowledge/experience (e.g. HTML, CSS & JavaScript).
  • You will be highly organized, able to prioritize, have good time management, excellent communication skills and a brilliant telephone manner.
  • You must possess a high degree of patience and willingness to learn and improve.
  • You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn.
  • You will be able to come up with ideas alongside others, thrive in a collaborative team environment, multi task, and quickly adapt to change.
  • An interest in software development & coding is mandatory!

Training Provided

You will be enrolled onto the award-winning Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Programme.

The Software Developer Technician Level 3 apprenticeship contains the following knowledge modules and Microsoft Technological Associate (MTA) certi?cations:

  • Software Development Context & Methodologies
  • Programming
  • MTA Software Development Fundamentals (C#)
  • MTA Database Fundamentals

You will attend 3 training courses to help you pass the exams for the two knowledge modules and the MTA:

  • Software Development Context & Methodologies
  • Programming Using C#
  • Database Fundamentals

These qualifications are globally recognised industry certifications and form the significant building block of software development knowledge for anybody looking to start a career in software development.



CT1, Canterbury

Working Hours

9am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday


£200 per week

There could be the opportunity for this to be a Level 4 apprenticeship, depending on if you are a Level 3 graduate looking to further your learning and career.

We process all applications received and contact candidates ASAP so please keep an eye out for a phone call from one of our team on an 02392 number. If you miss a call, we will send you an email.

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