Software Development

Apply From: 24th of February 2020
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About Atos

Your digital journey starts here.

We’re more than just a global leader in digital services. We bring together people, technology and business to accelerate digital journeys worldwide. We’re the technical and business expertise behind some of the most influential businesses in the world.

We’re trusted to deliver excellence every time, and that takes 120,000 business technologists in 73 countries – each using their expertise to bring business and technology together for clients across the globe. Each year we support apprentices across the UK to start their own digital journey.

We’re looking for talented apprentices like you, to join us in 2020. Our range of schemes cover a variety of disciplines, so whether you’re commercially minded or have a flair for technology, we’re with you all the way, nurturing your talents, developing your potential and helping you achieve your ambitions.

Software Developer Apprenticeship:

f you’re interested in leading the future of technology, there’s no better place to start than with one of our Software Development Apprenticeships. The level 3 apprenticeship running for 12-18 month and the level 4 apprenticeship running for 18-24 months. Each programme will combine classroom training with hands on experience, with modules designed to teach you both the technical and business skills you need to thrive in a long-term career as a software developer.

You’ll work on a diverse range of tasks and projects in a dynamic environment, developing your knowledge of the digital sector and learning how to create elite customer solutions. If you’re a methodical and creative problem solver with the determination to take on real responsibilities as you grow into the role, this scheme is for you.

What you’ll cover

All our Software Development apprentices are supported in achieving a Software Development Technician level 3 qualification or a Software Developer level 4 qualification dependent on the scheme, these are an equivalent to A levels / Scottish Highers.  From there you’ll have the option to specialise with further certifications, which could see you improving your Java programming skills or learning the fundamentals of C#.


Why apply?

We're committed to the growth of our apprentices, and that's why right from the start you'll be able to earn while you learn, as you are trained and supported throughout the scheme. On top of this, you'll receive a permanent contract from day one with a full range of flexible benefits, including 25 days' holiday, private medical insurance, a pension plan and a fully funded training program to help you achieve your qualifications.

Qualifications you’ll achieve as part of your Software Development Apprenticeship*:

Level 3

  • Software Development Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • BCS Systems Development Essentials (England only)
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Software Development Context and Methodologies
  • BCS Level 3 Certificate in Programming

Level 4

  • Software Developer Level 4
  • BCS Systems Development Essentials
  • BCS Level 4 Diploma in Software Languages


*qualifications in Scotland may vary

Entry requirements

Level 3

For this scheme you’ll need 7 GCSEs / Scottish National 5’s or equivalent at grades 4-9 / A-C (including Maths and English), ideally including a qualification in ICT

Level 4

6 GCSEs / Scottish National 5’s or equivalent at grades 4-9 / A-C (including English) plus GCSE in Maths grade 6-9 / B or above

PLUS one of the below:

Level 3 Software apprenticeship or A Level in a STEM subject OR BTEC Diploma in IT


Embark on your digital journey now. Find out more about an apprenticeship with Atos and apply.


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