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Software Development Technician Apprentice United Technology Solutions Ltd

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Development Technician with UTS Fleet an integrated software and tracking solutions company based in Stourport on Severn.

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Closing date: 06 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £203.50

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001762710

  • Positions

    1 available

Do you have a passion for Coding and Web Design? Would you like to learn more about Software & Web Development?

Estio Training are excited to be recruiting for an Apprentice Software Developer to join their team in Birmingham!

In your Software Developer Apprenticeship, you will be working at coding company based in Cheadle. In your Software Developer Apprenticeship, Learn how to code in multiple different languages, code for websites, mobile, applications and more. Test and maintenance of software systems. You will work closely with an experienced Software Development Manager who will teach you and help you to develop the skills you want and deserve. 

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Research, develop & test software code
  • Write working code for a simple software component
  • Using a range of communication methods to explain the function of software
  • Apply tools and techniques to solve programming problems
  • Develop a new website/portal for the business to use internally
  • Code in different languages
  • Review the current systems
  • Maintain and test software systems
  • Writing code for different programs with a team
  • Be involved in Web and Software developing
  • App design and development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team Player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt very quickly
  • Basic knowledge on coding
  • Basic understanding of a wide range of hardware (printers, laptops, monitors, cabling etc) and some basic software
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Strong assessment skills
  • A passion for providing excellent customer services at all times
  • Strong communication skills with people at varying levels

Personal qualities

  • Bright, outgoing personality with a positive outlook and strong team-working bias
  • Good punctuality
  • Skilled in identifying and balancing the needs of the individual, the client and the organisation, remaining calm under pressure, whilst maintaining the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop immediate credibility with all levels of staff and acquire an in-depth understanding of the business
  • Ability to convey decisions and requirements succinctly and appropriately
  • Diplomatic but with assertive conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Confident in managing multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop, with a willingness and desire to learn

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths)

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.


About the employer

UTS Fleet Ltd. provides businesses with vehicle cameras, integrated software and tracking solutions for all types and sized businesses locally and nationally.Their philosophy is offering the best technology on the market, a wealth of industry knowledge and unsurpassed customer care to a plethora of businesses.Through building professional relationships, they can help their customers improve productivity, develop better management strategies, protect staff, assets and ultimately save them money.

Employer

United Technology Solutions Ltd

Address

New Street

Stourport-On-Severn

DY13 8UN

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Training

Training provider

Estio Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd

Contact

Josh Ankers 01133500333 josh.ankers@estio.co.uk

  • Level 3 Software Development Technician Standard

The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive six weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated Skills Development Coach who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

This apprenticeship will give you a Level 3 Software Development Technician Standard with training in areas such as:

  • Functional skills, maths L2 and English L2
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Software Development Context and Methodologies (Two Parts)
  • Programming

Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.

Apprenticeship standard

Software development technician

Level 3 (A level)


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