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Software Developer Apprentice

Employer description: 

TJ Systems develops business applications software.
We develop our own standard applications. We also undertake customer‐specific development, implementation and support projects.
Our customers include small, medium and large companies in UK, other EU countries and overseas.
Our company was established in 1985.
We are based in Penn, High Wycombe and Buckinghamshire.
Most of our current team members of eight designers and developers has been with TJ Systems for at least ten years.

Overview:

We are looking for an Apprentice Software Developer to join our existing team of experienced developers.
The role will provide you with an opportunity to develop your skills and to learn about our commitment to quality and accuracy. The jobs you’ll be involved with will utilise skills that will compliment and support your apprenticeship modules.

Your role and responsibilities:

A typical few days in the office could start with reviewing a specification from a colleague before working on its implementation through:

  • Use of SQL Server Management Studio to design new tables, or enhance existing tables
  • Back‐end development using VB/ASP.NET and SQL
  • Front‐end development using a combination of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

All of our developers are expected to be prepared to handle support requests from customers. As well as liaising directly with the customer to understand the problem and provide feedback, the use of the above skills may be needed in combination to trace a problem from start to finish.

Desirable skills:

  • Able to interpret, record information and data accurately
  • Excellent Problem solving skills
  • Methodical approach to tasks
  • Ability to work alone without close supervision
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Personal qualities:

  • A can-do attitude
  • Passion for technology 
  • Self-motivated

Desired qualifications:

  • Level 3 Software Development Apprenticeship or an Level 3 Apprenticeship in a similar subject.

Future prospects:

We are looking for an individual who can form part of our core Software Development team on a permanent basis once the apprenticeship is completed.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years. 

Software Developer Apprentice

High Wycombe, UK
Higher Apprenticeship

Published on 20 Jan 2021