Software Developer Apprentice Iliad Solutions Ltd

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a technically competent and enthusiastic person to gain exposure to a range of technologies and platforms within an established software company, with the various opportunities an expanding business can offer.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £230.77

  • Working week

    37.5 Hours, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000765854

  • Positions

    1 available

This company are offering a really exciting opportunity for 2 apprentices to join their T3 product team to fulfil a varied role, initially in support.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with programming experience and ability to expand their knowledge in a variety of technical areas. You will be mentored by a senior developer as you are involved in changes, improvements and bug fixes to our products.

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a technically competent and enthusiastic person to gain exposure to a range of technologies and platforms within an established software company, with the various opportunities an expanding business can offer.

You will gain experience of the full SDLC from development through to testing, documenting, publishing and supporting your software. Although there is little regular customer contact via telephone from the office, you will also ideally develop the confidence to be able to visit customer locations throughout the world to install and configure our products.

What the company is looking for:
  • A positive, enthusiastic individual with a real passion for IT
  • Good at working on their own initiative
  • Good written and oral English skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office packages
  • Experience of SQL
  • Demonstrable experience of at least one OO language, ideally Python or Java.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bug fixing
  • Improving customer services in software
  • Testing their products
  • Investigating customer-raised issues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

 

  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Good hardware/software understanding

Personal qualities

  • Sense of humour
  • Polite

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C 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

Iliad are a pure play testing company that combines payments industry knowledge with testing expertise to provide testing products and services that improve brand integrity and facilitate on-boarding to the global payments landscape.

Employer

Iliad Solutions Ltd

Address

4 York Place

Leeds

LS1 2DR

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives 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 twelve weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including:

  • Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional
  • Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2
  • PLTS and ERR
  • CompTIA A+
Estio training also offer the following optional units:
  • MCTS on Windows 7
  • MCTS on MCSA, MS Solutions Associate
  • MCITP on Windows Server 2008

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Outsource Training Development

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

Contact

Abigail Short


Other information

**Please note these dates should be used as a guideline only, should the right applicant be found the vacancy may close early.**

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017