11 Jun 2018

Apprenticeship Junior Software Developer Apprenticeship

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Job Description

QA Apprenticeships

Junior Software Developer Apprenticeship

Town: Glenrothes
Postcode: KY7
Salary: £173.12 – £327.04 per week
Closing Date: 2018-09-06
Vacancy ID: 1211-0001-00015429

Company Profile:

A custom-built software solutions business working with clients both locally and globally. New start up business, ever growing and expanding, offers an entrepreneurial environment and progression opportunities available within this diverse team.

The office is currently based in Fife and will be relocating to Edinburgh in late July.

Job Details:

Job overview

The apprentice will be working alongside the Managing Director and highly experienced software developers, programmers and design engineers. Infinite opportunities will be available.

This role offers the opportunity to work on-site within a start-up business, supporting highly experienced colleagues, therefore his is a position with a lot of variety.

A quick paced position with the opportunity for progression, they are looking for someone who is eager to learn and has the ability to use their own initiative.

This will be a part-time position, moving to full-time hours after 1 month within the business.

Main responsibilities

  • A keen interest in application development technologies is required
  • Ability to work as part of a team to design, time line and deliver features to fit clients’ needs
  • Adequate Problem Solving Ability
  • Filing of candidates records in the company database and by hard copy
  • Scanning candidate records into document management system
  • Take responsibility for certain areas of the administration as detailed by the Administration Manager
  • Carry out a wide variety of office duties
  • To assist the receptionist when needed in taking incoming telephone calls and to ensure they are re-directed to the appropriate company representative
  • This is a client facing position and therefore personal presentation must be of high priority to project a proper and professional image on behalf of the company
  • To be proficient, competent and ethical in your manner at all times
  • To be proficient and competent in the use of IT hardware and MS Office software platform as well as CRM system
  • Scanning and uploading of qualifications in line with GDPR Legislation
  • Provide administrative support to instructors / assessors / internal verifiers
  • Any other reasonable duties requested

Desired qualities

  • A keen interest in application development technologies is required
  • Ability to work as part of a team to design, time line and deliver features to fit clients’ needs
  • Adequate Problem Solving Ability
  • Willingness to adapt current skills to new technologies
  • High attention to detail with problem solving skills
  • Previous exposure to software development is advantageous

Desired qualification

Minimum 5 National 5’s

Working week

P/T 21 hours for first month with flexible working hours.

F/T 9am – 5pm Monday – Thursday, 9am – 2pm Friday after first month

Overall it’ll be 32 working hours per week

Salary

£9,000 – 21 hours P/T – First Month

£17,000+ – F/T – After First Month

Benefits

  • Flexible Working hours
  • Opportunity to develop earning potential after completion of apprenticeship.
  • Early finish on a Friday.
  • Moving in to a brand new office space in Edinburgh (Late July)
  • Opportunity to work within an entrepreneurial environment.

Important Information

“QA’s Apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: -, APP, apprenticeship, Development, IT, L3, SCO, Software, Telecoms, and Web. Salaries: £173.12 - £327.04 per week.

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