IT Software Developer Apprentice LOCKHEED MARTIN UK LIMITED

As the successful candidate, you will work with skilled and experienced individuals. Working within the team, you will have opportunity to influence the direction of various projects which can range from responsive websites to mobile applications to automation, which support Lockheed Martin Business Areas within the UK and across the globe.

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

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Our apprentices receive 6 monthly pay increases throughout the duration of their apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday (Friday's off!) 37.5 hours - flexible shift patterns Typical example of working day: 7.30am-5pm, 8am-5.30pm, 9am-6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will learn the tools, techniques and approaches used by the team and apply them in a controlled environment to ensure projects are delivered on time, to quality and to budget.
As part of the role you will engage in the full software development lifecycle process under the guidance of Senior Software Developers within the team.

At Lockheed Martin, we invest heavily in the personal development of our employees. As a new starter you will be enrolled in the necessary training to provide you with the knowledge required for the role.

You will not be expected to know the technologies we use from day one, however we will expect you to be keen to learn!

As part of the Software apprentice daily duties,

  • Utilise the technologies and tools listed below across the full development lifecycle to meet the requirements of various projects
  • Technology Development Software & Infrastructure - Visual studio, Microsoft DevOps, GIT, SQL server management studio, Microsoft windows operating systems server and desktop
  • Development Code - C#, Java script, HTML, CSS
  • Databases - MS SQL
  • Work independently or collaboratively with other members of the Development team
  • Work alongside Customer Care Team to identify and resolve issues in a 3rd line support capacity

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

The successful applicant will achieve a Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship.

Off the job study will take place at our suppliers, PETA, location (1 day a week). 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the Level 4 apprenticeship. The apprentice with then be integrated fully into the business and provided upskilling opportunities that support their development further.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 110,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.




Building 7000 Langstone Technology Park





Lisa Jiggins

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Software developer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

Upload your CV and complete the required Coversheet and submit. Your application is then assessed against academic criteria and checked to make sure it contains all required information. If your application is then selected and successful, you will be invited to an assessment day or interview at one of our UK facilities. The assessment day may include presentations from the business, interviews, tours, group activities and presenting.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Apr 2023