Software Engineer Apprentice

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QA Ltd (Apprenticeships)
14996.00 GBP Annual
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Responsibilities of the Software Engineer Apprentice:

- Logic: Writes simple code for discrete software components following an appropriate logical approach to agreed standards (whether for web, mobile or desktop applications)
- Security: Applies appropriate secure development principles to specific software components all stages of development.
- Development support: Applies industry standard approaches for configuration management and version control to manage code during build and release.
- Data: Makes simple connections between code and defined data sources as specified.
- Test: Functionally tests that the deliverables for that component have been met or not.
- Analysis: Follows basic analysis models such as use cases and process maps.
- Development lifecycle: Supports the Software Developers at the build and test stages of the software development lifecycle.
- Quality: Follows organisational and industry good coding practices (including those for naming, commenting etc.)
- Problem solving: Solves logical problems, seeking assistance when required (including appropriate mathematical application)
- Responds to the business environment and business issues related to software development.
- Communication: Clearly articulates the role and function of software components to a variety of stakeholders (including end users, supervisors etc.)
- Operates appropriately in their own business's, their customers' and the industry's environments.
- User Interface: Develops user interfaces as appropriate to the organisations development standards and the type of component being developed.

Requirements of the Software Engineer Apprentice:

Our client is looking for logical thinkers with an ability to adapt quickly and problem solve. You need to be able to communicate effectively with a range of internal and external individuals in a variety of different situations.

You will need a minimum of 7 GCSEs A-C including English, Maths and Science however A Levels or equivalent and/or prior work experience would be ideal.


You will receive full product training and mentoring support alongside your Apprenticeship, and if successful you will be offered a comprehensive progression route after your Apprenticeship, potentially leading to a test Automation Specialist role or other appropriate roles within the R&D function.