Software Degree Apprentice LOCKHEED MARTIN UK LIMITED

This is a Level 6 Apprenticeship role involving one day per week at university. The successful candidate with have an interest in Software Engineering and a basic understanding of the aspects that it entails. They will have a keen interest in how things work and be motivated by creating software solutions for challenging problems.

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

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Closing date: 07 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    6 monthly increase throughout the duration of your apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday-Thursday. We operate a flexible working schedule. Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

You will have an interest in Software Engineering, and a basic understanding of the aspects that it entails.

Duties include:

  • Working with senior engineers during requirements analysis – converting operational needs into technical requirements specifications
  • Contributing to design of high level software architectures
  • Develop software according to requirements and department processes
  • Supporting implementation teams throughout development, testing, and system acceptance phases
  • Supporting Integration & Test team during formal test phases
  • Supporting technical investigations of problems raised against the operational systems
  • Producing, collecting and reporting appropriate metrics showing progress
  • Using Metrics to guide decisions and for management reporting
  • The candidate will be exposed to several disciplines (Systems, Software Engineering, Integration & Test, and Infrastructure) and will work on all stages of the Software Development Lifecycle

The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will be working towards gaining the Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship Level 6
  • This role will support the achievement of this Apprenticeship along with the training provided by the chosen Training Provider

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Lockheed Martin UK has a number of development opportunities open to Apprentices, including the opportunity to progress with a higher level apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Java, UML, DevOps, UNIX /LINUX, C / C++ / C#


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





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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website Visit our website and search our Apprentice opportunities to find the right one for you, upload your CV, complete the required coversheet and submit. Your application will then be assessed against academic criteria to make sure it contains all required information. If your application is successful, you will be invited in to attend an interview or an assessment days.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Jan 2024