Apprentice Java Software Developer in Hove BN3

Recruiter
QA Apprenticeships
Location
Hove
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
10 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal & General one of the UK’s leading financial services company based in the heart of Hove.

We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security. For us, ‘social responsibility’ is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer.

We recognise and reward success, investing in the development and wellbeing of our employees. We strive to be a vibrant business that values inclusiveness and embraces difference, where our people are engaged and empowered to deliver outstanding results.

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Vacancy Description:

A fantastic opportunity to learn to write, build and test the Java programming language or alternative JVM language. Excellent training opportunity to learn and be supported by experienced Java developers.

Successfully complete all modules, project work and case studies of the Software Developer Apprenticeship Programme

Learn to write, build and test software using the Java programming language or alternative JVM programming languages

Supporting the Senior/Lead Developer to handle the day to day troubleshooting, code writing and application developments

Work as part of a software development team contributing to any software releases and working to timescales

Be active in developer team meetings to keep colleagues informed and to create a forum for knowledge sharing

Provide effective updates and communication by continuously collaborating with Senior Developers, Testers and Business users to support smooth delivery of development activities.

Ensure all code/solutions developed have our customer at their core and align with L&G’s commitment to Treating Customers Fairly

Entry Requirements:

7 GCSE's A*-C including Maths & English

A-Levels would be preferred but not essential

PLEASE NOTE: The start date for this apprenticeship is April 2019

Apprenticeship Duration: 13-15 Months

Approximately 11% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 9% is done in the workplace, through online training, face-to-face meetings with your QA Technical Skills Coach, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Desirable Skills and Personal Qualities:

You must be;

Self-disciplined, reliable and responsible

Self-motivated

Strong analytical and logical thinking

Attention to detail

An enthusiastic learner

Genuine interest in software development

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Benefits:

Pension

Bonus

Holiday

Life Assurance

Income Protection

Eye care vouchers, gym discounts, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, give as you earn and much more

Working week:

5 days per week,

Monday-Friday,

35 hours per week, [all details will be confirmed with the employer]

Salary:

£18,616 per annum

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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