Developer Apprentice - Blackburn (BB1)

Recruiter
QA Apprenticeships
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£14898 per year
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An award winning, Ofsted outstanding apprenticeship from QA - 94% go onto full-time jobs.

Graham & Brown has been around since 1946, and as you might expect things have changed quite a bit since then. For example as well as being a leading design house and manufacturer, we also publish our own magazine, all about home decoration, called whatwallswant.

International expansion that had begun with the United States has grown in the last decade to see divisions established in Northern Europe, Southern Europe, The Americas, China, Russia, Dubai and Australia.

Innovation of thought and action has seen the company drive the industry from the doldrums into growth.

Following on from this success we are now looking to take on an apprentice in our IT team in our fantastic new IT department with state of the art equipment and facilities.

Responsibilities of the Developer Apprentice:

You will have the opportunity to learn from an experienced software development team in the following technologies.... Microsoft .Net Applications. (C#), Microsoft Dynamics AX. (X++), SQL Analysis Services, Cubes & PowerBI, SharePoint Online and OpenEdge (Progress).

  • Performing function and user testing
  • Estimating duration and effort for projects
  • Providing 2nd Line Support for Graham & Brown platforms
  • Create service handover documentation

Requirements of the Developer Apprentice:

  • A strong desire to learn about software development
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Salary & Benefits:

  • Permanent role on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Ongoing training and development
  • £14,980 per annum