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Apprentice Developer x 2

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity with a young tech company in Manchester.


12 Months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 172.88

Detailed Job Description

Apprentice Developer x 2



Please contact or call 01422 898 888

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity with a young tech company in Manchester. The business supplies leading-edge solutions to the insurance industry and is pioneering technologies such as real-time vehicle tracking, behavioural monitoring, and real-time underwriting. We are a small, dynamic and agile team where the development and system architecture are driven forward by the team. The software platform is used by a variety of brokers and insurers. We are also integrated with CompareTheMarket, GoCompare and and as such our software has high visibility in the public and must perform quickly, reliably and robustly. Due to the popularity of the software used, the company is expanding and is looking to recruit talented apprentice developers. The role will be mainly coding and will involve work on a variety of tasks such as development of new components, enhancing existing functionality, fixing issues across a variety of web-based projects. The employer is a Microsoft Silver Partner as such you will be working on the latest Microsoft web technologies such as ASP .NET 4.5+, C#, LINQ, Entity Framework, AJAX, SQL Server and Microsoft Azure all using Visual Studio 2015. Each developer has two large monitors and a desktop fitted with an ultra-fast SSD for rapid development. There is a breakout room kitted out with Xbox & TV for lunch time gaming and also each employee gets a spin of the Wheel of Fortune on their birthday.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths),

Skills required

ASP .Net 4.5+ C#  SQL Server LINQ Entity Framework/Linq to SQL/other ORMs Cloud ComputingTFS/Source Control Good problem solving skills Proactive approach with good communication skills Microsoft Developer Certification

Personal Qualities

Ability to get on with job and others well. Likes to succeed and achieve set targets.Ability to form good working relationships.Organisational skills.Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team, on own initiative, under pressure and to deliver to deadlines.

Future prospects

The role can offer long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position within one of the many departments.

Additional Information

Training provided

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt. Learners will receive twelve weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience. Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including: Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals Level 3 Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2 PLTS and ERR CompTIA A+ Estio training also offer the following optional units: MCTS on Windows 7 MCTS on MCSA, MS Solutions Associate MCITP on Windows Server 2008 CompTIA Network+ CompTIA Security+ MCSA Windows Server 2012 If you are aged 16 – 24, have 5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths), and would love to work in IT, then you can apply for an Estio Apprenticeship.

Estio Training - Learning Provider

Estio Training. Estio Training are one of the UK’s leading providers of IT, Digital and Tech apprenticeships. Estio apprenticeships are designed for talented school & college leavers. Estio work with businesses such as the NHS, Xerox, Sky, Asda, Missguided and more!
For more information about this vacancy please contact Estio Training on 01133 500 333 or email: (Ref ID:56275)
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