Software Development Apprentice

Baltic Training Services
£123 per week + .
28 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Baltic Training Services currently have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join our Sedgefield based client as a Software Development Apprentice. The company has traded since 2002. They develop, install and support software that is used by the power generation industry in UK and Europe. Situated in a central location, this modern office building is easily accessible. Due to continued success and growth they are now seeking an apprentice to join their talented team. As an apprentice you will be mentored and fully trained to carry out the following duties: Develop unit and integration test scripts, documenting them in a testing tool Perform tests in a thorough and systematic manner, such that errors are identified prior to the software's release to a customer Perform tests from both a technical and user perspective, such that the released software is fit for purpose. Compile test reports, documenting the results of a test run clearly and accurately Log errors found during testing in the error tracking tool (Bugzilla) clearly and accurately so that they can be quickly fixed. If you are looking to begin your career with a forward thinking organisation in an exciting and evolving industry, earn and attractive weekly wage and gain a valuable qualification which is recognised nationally then this is an opportunity not to be missed. Training To Be Provided Software Development Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Software Development Level 3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Systems and Principles Level 2 Functional Skills (English, maths and ICT) Skills Required Self-motivated Good time management skills Organised, friendly and approachable Good communication skills Ability to work as part of a team Enthusiastic and professional attitude Personal Qualities: Able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative. Attention to detail. Hardworking and motivated. Enthusiastic and willing to learn. Good time keeping skills. Working within deadlines. Prioritizing work load. Good communication skills. Qualifications Required: Preferably 5 GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent/predicted Passion for IT/Development/Social Media For anyone who doesn't meet the above requirements, please do not let it put you off applying. If you have a genuine passion for IT and experience in your chosen sector, please do get in touch and Baltic Training will advise the correct route for you. This job was originally posted as