Software Developer Apprentice [Digital & Technology Solutions Professional] MHT Technology Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity to complete a Degree Apprenticeship programme offering superb learning and development opportunities with MHT Technology, a leader in tank gauging solutions. If you are practical, inquisitive, and hands-on, with a real curiosity about software engineering, then we’d love to hear from you!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 08:30 – 17:00 with flexible working hours.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Developing your coding and programming skills, producing high quality code following best practices and standards
  • Working on software development tasks and developing software for our R&D projects
  • Develop software for our research and development projects
  • Research and learn about new software technologies and assess their usefulness in improving our future products
  • Be involved in testing software solutions on both real hardware and simulators
  • Team/project meetings, contributing towards design and development decisions
  • Perform code reviews, debugging and refactoring to improve code quality and efficiency.
  • Undertaking changes in the software to either fix customer bugs or add new features
  • Working with, and connecting to, databases
  • Basic testing of code to ensure that the functional and non-functional requirements have been met
  • Basic user interface design
  • Create effective and secure software solutions using different software languages to deliver the full range of functional and non-functional requirements using relevant development methodologies
  • Deliver software solutions using industry standard build processes, and tools for configuration management, version control and software build, release and deployment into enterprise environments.

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

You will attend Teesside University one day per week during term time completing a Level 6 Digital & Technology Solutions Professional Apprenticeship programme. This will lead to a BSc (Hons) in Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer).

When you are not attending university, you will be learning on the job, supported, and directed by our team of experienced developers.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified there is potential for you to continue your career at MHT Technology as a Software Development Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths & separate STEM subject (Grade Grade 4-9 [grade C or above]) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM Subject[s] (Grade Minimum of 96 UCAS Points) Essential
A Level or equivalent Computer Science or IT (Grade Minimum C or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

We offer a range of competitive benefits, including a minimum of 25 days annual leave [plus bank holidays], enhanced company pension, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, company sick pay and income protection, plus loads of other perks.

About the employer

We are a leading global supplier of tank gauging, terminal automation and stock management solutions for bulk liquid storage and handling. Part of the Endress and Hauser group we work together to develop ground-breaking software, hardware and servicing solutions for the oil, gas, and petrochemical industry. We adhere to the highest quality standards and value every conversation as an opportunity to learn and grow. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our technology supports systems of up 1500 tanks; they are used in 100+ countries, with over 80 clients in the UK alone. Digital transformation and constant innovation are what we do, but with the human element at the very core of the design. Our people are our greatest strength and they give us our competitive edge. Our teams thrive when finding solutions for their client and we know that working together means we are stronger. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally.


MHT Technology Limited


1-3 Harelands Courtyard Offices


Nr Richmond

DL10 5NY


Debbie Inglett


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

Applications will be considered as and when they are received. Details of the selection process will be provided to shortlisted applicants once the vacancy has closed.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2023