Expedia Group

Software Development Engineer Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Expedia Group (Employer)

Multiverse Group Limited (Training Provider)

Wage Competitive salary
40.0 hours per week Days and hours TBC
18 months (duration)
21 March 2022(start date)
Software developer (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
12 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a Software Developer Apprentice at Expedia Group, you will work within an agile environment to develop next-generation technologies, working on scalable solutions at all phases of the software development lifecycle for more than 140 branded travel sites.


Actively participate with your team in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, functional and technical design, development, testing and roll-out and support.

Duties will include:

  • Develop skills to drive technical implementation at the application/product level for small projects
  • Find improvements to solutions for a given problem
  • Resolve problems and roadblocks as they occur with help from peers or managers. Follow through on details and drive issues to closure with help from peers or managers.
  • Collaborate with and learn from all members and levels of technical staff

Future Prospects

After your Software Engineering apprenticeship, you can progress into a junior developer role (this includes web and app development). You'll have the skills to continue growing within a tech team and have enough knowledge/experience to pick up new languages with ease. Software Engineering Level 4 will also provide a good foundation for transitioning into data science.

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • The ability to learn new concepts quickly and share knowledge with others
  • Great teamwork and interpersonal skills with a passion for working in a diverse team
  • Strong problem solving and research skills, with a focus on finding practical solutions
  • Excellent clear and concise verbal and written communication skills 

Qualities Required

  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Learning
  • A strong interest in technology and coding
  • A curious mindset always asking ‘why’
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn!

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE English & maths 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)
  • Three months' prior coding experience

Training Provided

  • Training on the 18 month standard Level 4 Software Developer (SWE4) apprenticeship
  • Being a Multiverse apprentice means access to awesome social events, sports teams, insight/career days with other apprentices to grow your network, as well as your own personal Coach who will guide you through the qualification to help you achieve your full potential
  • As part of your Multiverse apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to help you develop the 6 key competencies: well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness and grit
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