Software Developer Apprenticeship INTQ272 E92 Plus Distribution Ltd

Ever wondered how a computer program works? Our client has an exciting new opportunity for aspiring Software Developers who will help us develop and grow our team further into the future.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    8.30am-5.30pm, Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001298866

  • Positions

    1 available

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 this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as a Software Developer Apprentice.

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through online learning and practical experience. These qualifications are highly respected and sought after and the skills, knowledge and experience you will gain whilst on the programme are invaluable, giving you the best possible chance at starting your professional career in the industry.

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 our team to learn about the latest technologies we use to deliver what we need, 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.

This role will initially be involved in utilizing established development tools, guidelines and conventions including (but not limited to) ASP.NET, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, Javascript and C#. You will be responsible for enhancing existing systems by analyzing business objectives, preparing an action plan and identifying areas for modification and improvement, maintaining existing software systems by identifying and correcting software defects, creating technical specifications and test plans and assisting in ad hoc tasks relating to code refactoring, server management and maintenance.

As a Microsoft IT Apprentice you will be required to:

  • Learn how to collate feature requests.
  • Become a valued part of the Software Development team.
  • Help existing staff with front-end development using Octopus Deploy Technology.
  • Be responsible for extracting data and processing the extracted data.
  • Gain on the job experience and be able to utilize the skills you have gained over the duration of your apprenticeship.
  • Learn and develop skills in integration management using Team City technology.
  • Update software and systems development.

You will be working in a company that specializes in the distribution of IT security products and WiFi.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will have good organisational skills, excellent communication skills and a brilliant telephone manner.

You will have a good telephone manner and a positive outlook.

You will be willing to work hard and eager to learn.

An interest in IT is mandatory!

Personal qualities

The company require a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working individual with a genuine desire to learn and to build a career within the IT industry. You will have a friendly personality, be able to work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service. The company are looking for someone with a positive, highly self-motivating, can-do attitude from someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions.

Qualifications required

To be considered for this role, you must have at least a C grade in both GCSE Maths & English, and in three or four other subjects at least. You should have a GCSE/BTEC/A Level in ICT or at least hands-on experience with the workings of computers and IT.

Future prospects

After the apprenticeship, there will be the opportunity to further progress into other software development positions.

About the employer

An award winning, value added distributor with over 25 years of experience empowering the IT channel. The Company specialise in security, wireless, virtualisation and data protection solutions, They have a proven track record in bringing the latest innovations and technology to market.

Their vendors range from the biggest brands in the industry rated as Leaders and Visionaries in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrants to the next generation of cyber security and networking solutions, all of them bringing innovative technology to market.

They work exclusively with reseller partners - from independent consultancies to boutique and specialist VARs to major System Integrators (SI) and Managed Service Providers (MSP) - to help them grow their business and provide essential support and expertise to their customers.

Employer

E92 Plus Distribution Ltd

Address

St James House 9 15

St James Road

Surbiton

KT6 4QH

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Training provider

You will be enrolled onto the award-winning Microsoft Partner Apprenticeship Programme. You will work towards gaining the MTA Software Development Fundamentals, MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals and MTA Software Testing Fundamentals.

This apprenticeship is delivered remotely via a live virtual classroom using the very latest Microsoft technologies.                                                                                                                                                

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

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Intequal Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intequal Limited

Contact

Jodie 02392 449 695 jodie.dickens@intequal.co.uk


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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017