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Apprentice Software Developer CLOUDIT SOFTWARE LTD

You'll work within our core software development team, operating at all stages of the software development lifecycle where you'll work as an apprentice developer. You'll need a passion for front-end development and design, high quality code and a willingness to learn. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 4 qualification.

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Closing date: 03 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 9.00am - 5.00pm with 1 our for lunch

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125221

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

About:

  • We are a cloud first company, developing cloud based software solutions with offices in central Nottingham
  • We will be developing and supporting modern SaaS products for both business and education
  • Utilising existing in-house expertise we are developing innovative cloud solutions for network systems management and monitoring
  •  We have gained Microsoft sponsorship and have started introducing our first product into the market through trusted resellers
  • We work closely with existing resellers, and continue to build strong relationships with both our end users and partners
  • We provide support directly with end users, resellers, and actively encourage feedback to improve our in-house developed products

    Details:
  • This is an opportunity to work with a breakaway IT Software Development start-up
  • You will be working 1:1 with an experienced Software Development Engineer as well as other apprentice developers
  • You will be based in Nottingham City Centre in a modern office workplace
  • You will be provided with a company laptop with access to the latest technologies
  • You will be working collaboratively on larger software projects, as well as independently taking ownership of assigned tasks
  • You will be involved in all aspects of business systems development, by virtue of it being a start-up
  • We use the latest Microsoft technologies including Azure DevOps with Git for source control, as well as work boards with Visual Studio
  • We test and deploy our solutions on Microsoft Azure services globally with redundancy overseas
  • We regularly use Teams to collaborate internally and externally.

 

Role

  • You will develop both application and web-based solutions in C# using .NET Framework 4 / .NET Core 6
  • You will gain a solid understanding of object-oriented
  • Programming, and be able to adapt to and use the core concepts when working in new languages or variations
  • You will develop your skills with UI design through the use of HTML/JavaScript/CSS
  • You will develop your understanding relational databases, SQL syntax and data structure
  • You will methodically test new software features, and identify bugs
  • You will document features and write support guides to assist end users and partners
  • You will give estimates of time, and develop product features within agreed timescales maintaining quality standards
  • You will have a thorough understanding of the products we are developing, and be confident in their value to end users
  • You will talk about the benefits of our solutions, and speak enthusiastically about the future developments with colleagues and customers

 

Essential:

  • You will be motivated by problem solving
  • You will have 7 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades 9-4 or A*-C including English and maths
  • You have a proven interest in coding through your A Level/College course or online platforms like Code Academy
  • You can communicate risks and concerns, as well as offer solutions to your manager
  • You are calm under pressure, and adopt a reciprocal, flexible approach to a working day
  • You are able to independently research solutions, quickly identify solution pathways and have the confidence to explore them
  • You are able to collaborate with others, share ideas and support colleagues with their tasks
  • You are able to support end users with difficulties they face by adopting a logical diagnostic approach
  • You are willing and able to work remotely and feel confident using video chat

Applications will also be considered from graduates with non-computer science degrees looking for an apprenticeship route to a tech career.

 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As part of the Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship standard, you’ll be registered as a member with the British Computer Society and be on a fast track to an industry recognised qualification and your dedicated industry coach will support you through a blended approach that will include remote, in person, 1-2-1 and group learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the level 4 apprenticeship, you will be offered a permanent position in CloudIT and be given the opportunity for continued professional development. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 7 GCSE's including Maths and English language (Grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Preferably computer science or numerical subjects (Grade A - C) Essential

About the employer

CloudIT.Software was incorporated in 2022, with the primary of focus of developing cloud first software solutions. We are based in Nottingham City Centre in a modern office workplace, have gained Microsoft sponsorship and have started introducing our first product CloudConnect into the market through trusted resellers. We are developing our own in house team from the ground up that will continue to grow with us as we expand into new markets and opportunities. Greg Connolly is the company founder, empowered by problem solving, with an understanding that anything can be resolved with a logical approach.

Employer

CLOUDIT SOFTWARE LTD

Address

Fenchurch House

12 King Street

Nottingham

NG1 2AS

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Training

Training provider

DIGITAL NATIVE (UK) LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Software developer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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