Software Development Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Nielsen Brandbank (Employer)

Baltic Training (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
15 months (duration)
12 February 2022(start date)
Software developer (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
11 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Nielsen Brandbank are one of the world's most trusted providers of digital product content to brands, retailers and wholesalers across the globe. This is a great position if you a looking for career progression opportunities after the apprenticeship also as this is something Nielsen Brandbank are very keen on.

Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • Approach work from an Agile mindset applying practices and principles wherever possible
  • Attend and participate in all Sprint events to achieve desired outcomes
  • Interact with stakeholders/Product Owner to clarify requirements and provide input into the creation of User Stories
  • Responsible for estimation, sprint planning and managing all his/her own tasks and reporting on progress
  • Collaborates closely with all team members to take a shared responsibility for the sprint backlog and their success
  • Take responsibility for the quality of his/her own code - writing unit test and conduct unit testing where applicable
  • Maintain broader code quality through peer code reviews
  • Assist with live releases in line with team release schedule 
  • Identify improvement opportunities and agree on actionable improvements
  • Provide 2nd/3rd line support within his/her domain environment

Future Prospects

  • Opportunity to progress onto Level 4 Software Development apprenticeship

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge on object orientated programming would be beneficial

Qualities Required

  • Any coding language knowledge would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of cloud computing
  • Knowledge of database conception would be beneficial

Qualifications Required

  • Grade 4/C in maths and English or Functional Skills Level 2 is required for this role

Training Provided

Software Developer Higher Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Full training and support will be provided by both Baltic Apprenticeships and Nielsen Brandbank throughout the apprenticeship
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