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Apprentice Software Developer

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody with a passion for development to combine professional training with real working experience and join a rapidly growing company in a unique role. The company, Talisman, are currently seeking a highly motivated individual for a Level 4 Software Developer role.

Talisman’s mission is to create software that lowers the cost of recruitment. This ensures that Talisman businesses have a significant competitive advantage.

What you’ll be doing

You will need to be flexible enough to adapt your role to meet the needs of the organisation, but as a Software Developer Apprentice you will be building and testing high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers.

You will be working as part of a larger team, in which you will have responsibility for some key elements of our projects.

You will be working with a team of existing staff and be mentored and trained to carry out the following duties:

  • Writing good quality code (logic) with sound syntax
  • Operating at all stages of the software development lifecycle, with increasing breadth and depth over time with initial focus on build and test.
  • Operating effectively in the company’s business’s, their customers’ and the industry’s environments
  • Interpreting and following software designs and functional/technical specifications − company defined ‘coding standards’ or industry good practice for coding − testing frameworks and methodologies − company, team or client approaches to continuous integration, version and source control
About you
  • Keen to learn
  • IT savvy
  • A passion for development
  • Knowledge in HTML, CSS, Perl, MySQL, Python or Java would be beneficial
  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt and speak appropriately to clients from junior level to CEO level
Personal qualities
  • Understanding of when to seek help from others
  • Interpersonal skills to get on within a smart team
  • Calmness under pressure
  • An understanding of the recruitment industry
Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English and maths.

Things to consider

Before you apply for this role, have you asked yourself:

  • Do I live close enough to Dunstable that I could commute there and back every day?
  • Do I meet the qualifications required for this role?
  • Am I available to start an apprenticeship within the next two months?
  • Do I want to work in the software development industry and have I researched into it?
What we offer

Salary: 12k per annum

Duration: 18 months

Working week: 37.5 hours Monday – Friday. 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Role location:

CANELINE LIMITED, 82, High Street South, Dunstable, LU6 3HD

Apprentice Software Developer