Thales UK Limited

Software Engineer Apprentice - Degree (Level 6)

Thales UK Limited (Employer)

The University of Warwick (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 37 hours a week.
36 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Digital (route)
4 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our exciting Software Engineer Apprentice role will develop your software skills to become a confident, positive and flexible engineer with well-honed technical knowledge. You will support the team to deliver software solutions to deadlines and within budget, including reviewing code and running project reviews.


What will the apprentice be doing?

• Programming skills in Java or C++

• Knowledge of Web service design and development

• Experience of working in a multi-disciplined agile environment

• HCI/UX design

• Development of quality software solutions that adhere to timescale and budget

• Opportunity to develop creative software solutions

• Organisational skills with well-rounded communication and relationship building abilities

• Digital Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be studying towards a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions with Warwick University. During this four year programme you will combine university studies with practical application.

This programme is delivered via a block-release model whereby you will attend an average of six weeks at university per year - remote support will be provided online. You will be given one day per week in which to focus on your studies. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the apprenticeship you be working as a software engineer within one of the Thales UK businesses.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSES incl Maths+English plus additional STEM (Grade Grade 9 - 4 (A-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths plus 1 STEM subject (Grade BCC or DMM (equivalent)) Essential
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