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Software Development Technician Level 3 Apprentice

Employer description: 

Trinity College is the largest of the Cambridge Colleges and is located in the centre of Cambridge. 

Job overview: 

The Apprentice IT Developer will work in a busy IT environment; learning from and working with IT Professionals. The job holder will be involved in IT projects and processes, developing and utilising knowledge of web development technologies. 

Main role and responsibilities:

  • To work closely with the College IT developer
  • To be a point of contact for immediate colleagues wishing to communicate with the department on IT development matters
  • To assist in the building of new and replacement web applications, databases and data exports
  • To assist in the building and maintaining of websites using web programming standards and established content management systems
  • To support members of the College with internally developed applications
  • To develop applications that are secure and adhering to agreed processes, and standards
  • To keep up to date with relevant IT developments
  • To monitor, maintain, test and troubleshoot key business systems some of which are developed in-house and some of which are off the shelf systems
  • To specify, develop and maintain accurate and up to date system documentation for the College’s IT applications and databases
  • To undertake technical projects involving application development, databases, security, servers, and key business systems
  • To carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, as requested by the line manager or Head of Department 

Desirable skills: 

  • Good communication skills 
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and with other College departments 
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative 

Personal qualities: 

  • An interest and aptitude for work in IT 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Problem solver, able to strive to find solutions to problems 

Desired qualifications: 

7 GCSE’s A-C (including English and Maths) 

Future prospects: 

Possibility of a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship. 

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 Development Technician Level 3 Apprentice

Cambridge, UK
Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 1 Jun 2020