Software Engineer Apprentice.

FutureLearn London

Software Engineers at FutureLearn work in multidisciplinary product teams, collaborating with designers, other engineers, product managers and stakeholders. FutureLearn is looking for someone who has a deep interest in software development and wants to start learning to code. Above all, they are looking for people who are curious, think critically, are eager to learn and keen to use their experience to help and support others.

Apprenticeships > Level 4 (Higher) Apprenticeship IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional

  • GMFJ Reference
    129641
  • Wages
    £13.00 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    22/04/2021
  • Start Date
    03/05/2021

  • Location
    London
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional
  • Employment Type
    Higher Level 4
  • Employer
    FutureLearn

Description of Opportunity

  • As a software engineer at FutureLearn you’ll collaborate in a multidisciplinary product team to deliver working software. This will include writing HTML, CSS, Ruby and JavaScript to deliver new features for their users.
  • Cross-team collaboration is encouraged, and teams are flexible with people moving between them as needed. They work in short sprints & regularly share, reflect on and iterate on their work.
  • Their platform uses the Ruby on Rails web framework along with the React JavaScript library. The team uses unit, integration and acceptance tests to drive design and keep everything working.
  • Every engineer has the ability to deploy, and they deploy multiple times per day via their CI/CD pipeline to a large-scale system on AWS.
  • You’ll enjoy learning, teaching & sharing your experience with your colleagues in various ways; they encourage code review, pairing, mentoring, giving (and watching!) regular lightning talks, and getting/giving regular feedback.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Multiverse on 0203 621 6131 (Ref ID: 129641)

    You want to learn how to write robust, well-factored code, and use these skills to help build their global platform.
  • 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
  1. Training on the 18 month Standard Level 4 Software Developer (SWE4) apprenticeship.
  2. Being a Multiverse 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.
  3. As part of your Multiverse apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to help you develop the 6 key competencies: well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness and grit.
  • You are able to communicate and explain things clearly and work well in a collaborative environment.
  • You’ll have strong communication skills, and be comfortable discussing problems and solutions with your team-mates.
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.

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