Facebook Uk Ltd

Software Engineer Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)


Facebook Uk Ltd

Training Provider:


Annual wage £30,000.00
40.0 hours per week Between 9.30am - 5.30pm, days to be confirmed.
duration: 18 months
start: 14 September 2020
Higher (Level 4)
Software developer (apprenticeship standard)
8 positions available
7 September 2020 (application closing date)
Do you want to build new features and improve existing products? You can help build the next-generation of products, systems and services that help people connect with each other around the globe. We are looking for Software Engineering Apprentices who are excited about building new features and products.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Build software for the various teams, this could include serverside components, user interfaces and mobile applications
  • Depending on the project, you may code in Hack/PHP, Javascript, Objective C, Java or C++
  • Design, run and evaluate experimental results for the features you build
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, designers, data scientists and user researchers to build and improve products
  • Still want to find out more and meet those in the know, then register for our event on Thursday 20th February here: https://fbsweapprenticeevent2020.splashthat.com/

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.

Skills Required

  • Experience from personal, school or open source projects or programming competitions is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High levels of creativity and quick problem solving capabilities

Qualities Required

  • A strong interest in learning and growing as a software engineer

Qualifications Required

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • 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 WhiteHat 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 WhiteHat Apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to develop 6 key competencies, underpinned by well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness and grit
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