Software Development Apprentice - 12701 Audatex (UK) Ltd

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Closing date: 10 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, (determined by line manager) shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001302773

  • Positions

    2 available

The chosen candidates will be working as a team on a unique project aimed at exploring new and innovative 3D user experiences to enhance current and future products. The project will involve real market exposure with customers and internal stakeholders with the aim of bringing a product to market.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain software projects involving different technologies.
  • Research and develop solutions supporting the business needs from other teams. Design, develop and test data solutions involving large structured and unstructured data sets in different databases using different technologies.
  • Support the other members of the team to ensure that all aspects of a deliverable are complete including requirements gathering, development and testing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Required Skills:

  • Be comfortable working in a relaxed but professional environment.
  • Highly motivated and ambitious outlook
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical and comfortable interpreting data into meaningful research
  • "Can do" attitude
  • Enthusiasm for technology and innovation
  • Good communication skills
  • Passion for technology

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Someone with ideally 3 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Rewards & Benefits: • Defined career plan and planned salary reviews to fit in with the market rate Important Information “QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

About the employer

Employer Description: Audatex UK, a Solera company, is an industry leading supplier of software to the automotive industry. We are looking for several apprentices to join our Product Development department. This position is perfect for someone who is looking to kick-start their career in the software development. You will gain invaluable experience in helping senior developers on resolving problems and working within an Agile Scrum team, you will be working using the latest technologies, tools and techniques to deliver high quality software solutions to our customers.

Employer

Audatex (UK) Ltd

Address

The Forum

Forum, Station Road

Reading

RG7 4RA

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Training provider

Software and Web Development

 

Programme duration

  • L3 & L4 total: 31-39 months
  • Part 1 – Level 3 apprenticeship: 13-15 months
  • Part 2 – Level 4 apprenticeship: 18-24 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.

Apprenticeship standard

Digital Industries > Software Development Technician

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

03450747825 apprenticeships@qa.com


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Closing date: 10 Nov 2017