Software Developer Apprentice (North London)

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Posted 7 months ago

Just IT Training & Apprenticeships

Our client is an innovative ‘attention technology’ company, using cutting edge eye-tracking techniques to measure the salience and engagement of visual communications.

They are looking for a JavaScript Developer Apprentice to work on their context data acquisition platform(s) – both the front and back end of a JavaScript / dB web application.

Key Duties

  • You will help them in development of the company’s in-house software that facilitate user behaviour analysis in the context of Human Computer Interaction
  • This involves inventing novel methods for scalable data acquisition, data mining, data analysis and the best ways to display the resulting dataset back to the user
  • You will also help to enhance the software to be used in distributed environments. Since they are pioneers in the field, you will help them discover and apply innovative approaches to their existing technology
  • Finally, you will help to maintain day to day IT affairs of the company
  • As this is an apprenticeship role – they will offer training on the different JavaScript frameworks that they use plus a route for the right candidate to move onto the more complex aspects of their technical stack
  • About you

    To be a Software Developer Apprentice you will need to be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (A* – C) including Maths and English.

    This 18-month Apprenticeship has a salary of £15,000 – £18,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

    Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 4 IT qualifications

    Skills required

  • Independent skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Excellent HTML5 and JavaScript (any framework, but at least one)
  • Experience with Version Control Systems (Git or similar)
  • You should have excellent understanding of HTML, JavaScript (ES5, ES2015+) – optionally, Typescript, React.js, Vue or similar libraries
  • They are looking for candidates with a keen understanding of the world wide web and who are ready and able to take on a challenge and learn a lot quickly
  • Personal qualities

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Self-motivated
  • Mature attitude, calm person
  • Tech enthusiast
  • Next steps

    After the apprenticeship

    Over 90% of our apprentices move on to permanent full-time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher level apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an apprenticeship.

    Sound like you? Then send us an application, and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other apprenticeships we have available.

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