Software Development Technician Apprentice in London SE1

QA Apprenticeships
London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer description:

CBRE Group Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2016 revenues of $13.1 billion and more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 16 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for five years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBG.”

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is a division of CBRE, which supports occupier clients of all sizes, through facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction services across the globe. GWS EMEA operates in over 20 countries, comprising around 20,000 staff.

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

Job Details:

Job overview / purpose:

The successful candidate will work in the Digital & Technology team for Global Workplace Solutions.

The GWS technology portfolio is an essential platform used to support the growth of the GWS business and enable CBRE’s clients to manage, optimize and grow their portfolios.

As a software development technician, the successful candidate will be responsible for learning to design, build, test and deploy software components for this critical global real-estate business-line.

This is an opportunity to be part of a fast-growing business and exciting technology rollout programme.

Main responsibilities: [will include but not be limited do]

Learn to develop code for discrete software components, to be used in broader software solutions & services Implement user interfaces as appropriate to the corporate design standards Document and deploy components in-line with the roadmap Investigate new and innovative solutions as required. Understand and follow the corporate software development methodology (Agile SCRUM) Solve logical problems and business challenges Establish a good working knowledge of CBRE’s technology

Desired qualities:

Individuals with a strong passion for technology, coding, software design and/or innovative use of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and internet of things will have an advantage.

General qualities include:

Excellent presentation and demonstration skills Excellent written and verbal communicator Exceptional problem solver A logical, methodical thinker with an exceptional attention to detail Numerate, able to work well with numbers

Desired qualification requirements:

7 GCSE’s, grade A-C, including Maths and English language.

Working week:

5 days per week,



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


£16,287 per annum


To be agreed with line manager.

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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