Apprentice Software Developer & Systems Support Engineer Resource Track (Uk) Limited

An excellent opportunity to join a highly respected Birmingham-based software company which will ideally suit someone that is keen and motivated in developing their software development skills has arisen. You will have knowledge of HTML, PHP, MySQL and CSS, so if you are looking for a role offering great career prospects, please apply asap.

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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 8.30am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001197251

  • Positions

    1 available

The role will ideally suit someone that is keen and motivated in developing their skills, knowledge and career path in a small but highly respected Birmingham-based software company. Primarily involved in the development of advanced intelligent data capture and analysis solutions, our company has several thousand users actively engaged in using our mobile device app and web based solutions 7 days a week, 365 days a year across a wide and challenging range of industries.

Comprising 2 main activities the successful candidate can expect to have full experience of and exposure to :

  • Working on key aspects of the company’s existing systems including software enhancements, new features covering both User Interface (UI) and supporting databases and developing custom data capture forms
  • Acting in a customer support capacity to receive, diagnose and ultimately satisfactorily resolve reported issues

A typical working week will usually be both exciting and varied in supporting the company’s growing national and international customer base as well as contributing to future releases of existing and new products. You will work directly under the supervision and guidance of the Technical Director and occasionally with the Managing Director and Business Development Manager.

As this is primarily a software development role you will have some prior experience of using the following languages:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • CSS

Required skills

  • Excellent telephone and written/email communication
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Good attention to detail and desire to achieve a high degree of accuracy
  • Well organised and able to cope with changing priorities
  • Good competency with MS Office applications especially Word and Excel

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic yet professional attitude
  • Calm when faced with unfamiliar situations
  • Able to take responsibility and use initiative
  • Satisfaction from solving problems and resolving issues
  • Not afraid to ask for assistance when needed
  • Able to work in a team and as an individual
  • Enjoys learning new technologies and acquiring and applying new reusable skill
  • Punctual and presentable
  • Takes pride in and is excited by the prospect of building and launching new system features and products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

As this is primarily a software development role you will have some prior experience of using the following languages:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • CSS

Required skills

  • Excellent telephone and written/email communication
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Good attention to detail and desire to achieve a high degree of accuracy
  • Well organised and able to cope with changing priorities
  • Good competency with MS Office applications especially Word and Excel

Personal qualities

You will be:

  • Enthusiastic yet professional attitude
  • Calm when faced with unfamiliar situations
  • Able to take responsibility and use initiative
  • Satisfaction from solving problems and resolving issues
  • Not afraid to ask for assistance when needed
  • Able to work in a team and as an individual
  • Enjoys learning new technologies and acquiring and applying new reusable skill
  • Punctual and presentable
  • Takes pride in and is excited by the prospect of building and launching new system features and products

Qualifications required

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English (or equivalents). It is also preferable, although not mandatory, that you will have an ICT qualification.

Future prospects

There is the opportunity for full time employment after the apprenticeship with a potential salary around £23K upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. You will become an integral member of our development and support team and will play an ongoing role in the future direction and success of the business.

Things to consider

Do you possess the required interest and passion for Software Development and have you experience of the required coding languages? Do you possess the desired qualifications? Are you able to travel to the place of work in Birmingham on a daily basis?

About the employer

Based in Harborne, 2 miles from Birmingham City centre, ResourceTrack (UK) Ltd is a well respected software developer, specialising in advanced intelligent data capture solutions via mobile device app and browser based web management. We have a number of custom built applications for specific customers however, the main focus of the company is on the development, advancement and sales of our own www.pro-forms.co.uk solution. We have a very friendly and hard working team that have been together a number of years and who are keen to welcome and help progress the career of the right candidate. We thrive and survive on the quality and implementation of our ideas into commercially viable solutions.

Employer

Resource Track (Uk) Limited

Address

Harborne West

326 High Street

Harborne

Birmingham

B17 9PU

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Training provider

Level 4 Software Development Technician Trailblazer Standard qualification, together with on-site training by the employer.

TDM Wyre Academy delivers Advanced and Higher apprenticeship programmes that are licensed by The Tech Partnership. The apprenticeship Standards equip young people with the skills for a career in technology.

The Standards are a new accreditation that delivers top quality learning and development. The Standards have been created by leading organisations in the IT industry such as Google, BT and eSkills, and have been created to ensure that participants develop the blend of technical, business and interpersonal skills that are much in demand in the workplace.

This role will be at the Higher Level 4 Standard Apprentice with a duration of 30 months.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Developer

Training provider

TDM Wyre Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Development Manager Ltd

Contact

Anne Pilsworth 03331010040 anne@tdm.co.uk


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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017