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37.50 per week
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Now Taking Applications
- Opportunity Type
Higher Level 6
We have an amazing opportunity for anyone with a Software
Engineering background who’s looking to develop, maintain and deliver
apps and websites used by millions every day - with first class training
and career development available, in a truly supportive environment!
on the lookout for people with a passion for coding and software
development to work alongside our Software Engineers and Team Leads,
supporting them along with developing software and services for our
journalists, producers and corporate teams, helping them to work and
deliver content and products efficiently.
need to be able to apply software engineering theory into practice, with
natural problem solving skills. Be able to juggle work, study and
competing demands as well as work well under pressure. If this sounds
like you then we’d love for you to apply!
You’ve got to be interested now, right?
What will you be doing?
a Software Engineering Apprentice (SED24), you’ll get full stack
experience and learn to use agile planning and delivery practices like
pairing, code, documentation reviewing and continuous delivery.
practice quality control, write automated tests and work with others to
integrate software with monitoring and support tools.
you to help troubleshoot and resolve issues throughout the product life
cycle, including out of hours support (with support from others in the
team). Learn and use the team's agile planning and delivery process.
Of This While Also Studying For a L6 Software Engineering Qualification
From a UK University. You’ll Complete Specialist Modules Such As
And you’ll study for your industry recognised apprenticeship qualification, learning both on and off the job.
- Software development methodologies – waterfall vs agile
- Web development – HTML, CSS and SASS
- Data structures and algorithms
- Front-end frameworks
- Project engineering skills
What does the role lead to?
successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be awarded an
Undergraduate Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions Professional
(Software Engineer pathway) from a UK University and you will become a
permanent member within the BBC’s Technical or Product delivery team.
This scheme starts in September 2024 and is a 36 month programme
Based in Salford.
Please note that we are recruiting for this role in multiple locations,
please ensure you're applying on the correct job ad. Candidates must be
a commutable distance from the office, as we're unable to support with
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
you love using mathematics and technology to solve problems then we
need to talk! We’re recruiting individuals with plenty of ideas and
great communication skills to join our team of Software Engineers. We’re
not expecting you to run before you can walk, that’s why it’s an
apprenticeship. But with support from our teams and the training
provider, we’ll help you to fulfil your potential.
To Be Eligible For This Apprenticeship, You Must
We’re interested in your passion to work at the BBC and your enthusiasm
to deliver world-class content and operational excellence to our
audiences. We look for positive people who live our values and ensure
our culture remains inclusive and full of opportunity. We’re not looking
for the best qualifications - instead, we look for potential and give you the opportunity to put your transferable strengths and experience to work in different ways.
- Be aged 18 or over when the apprenticeship starts in September 2024
- Be legally allowed to work in the UK full time
a relevant Level 3 qualification (A-Level Equivalent in Scotland) in
Computer Science, Software Development or Maths (e.g., A-Level, T-level,
BTEC certificate, IB, Scottish Higher or equivalent) or completed a
recognised fast-track learning programme in Software Development or
- Have Maths and English GCSEs at 9-4 (A-C) or Scottish Standard A-C
You’ll Need To Demonstrate
you express each of the BBC’s values and behaviours. Our values inform
everything we do. They define what you can expect from the BBC and what
the BBC expects from you. Throughout the selection process, we’ll be
looking for evidence of how you demonstrate these in your day-to-day.
Find out more about our values here.
We’re not looking for the
best qualifications - instead, we look for potential and give you the
opportunity to put your transferable strengths and experience to work in
Our Software Engineering Apprentices are those that are;
What You Get...
- Technically minded
- Good communicators
- Can work with technical and non-technical people at all levels
Towards the end of your apprenticeship you’ll get…
- A starting salary of £20,475
- Industry-leading training through the BBC Academy
- A dedicated Team Manager and Scheme Specialist to help with your development
- Training and mentoring by industry professionals
35-hour working week, 25 days of annual leave days and a defined
pension scheme. Plus discounted dental, health care, gym and much more!
Apprenticeship standard or frameworks
- An industry recognised Level 6 apprenticeship qualification in software engineering
- Lots of experience to help you seek out new challenges and work opportunities within the BBC and wider industry
BSc (Hons) Higher Level Apprenticeship Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions Professional (Software Engineer pathway)
don’t leave yourself thinking ‘what if?’ — this is your chance to be
part of something special. Think you’re the right candidate? Click on ‘Apply Now’!
you've set up your candidate profile you just need to complete the
questions in the job specific information section on the application. We
don't require you to complete any of the optional sections or upload a
CV or Cover Letter. We are looking for your potential to bring
difference to the BBC.
If you are eligible for the scheme you
will receive more information about the stages of the process and what
to expect. A general overview on the application process can be found
Applications for this role/scheme are due to close on 20/11/2023. We
may close applications for this role/scheme early if we receive
sufficient applications ahead of the stated closing date. Therefore, if
you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as
early as possible.
Support with your application
ambition is that the BBC is for everyone and should include everyone.
We are proud to be a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer, and
committed to removing disability-related barriers.
inclusivity seriously and want to ensure all candidates who are disabled
or have long-term health conditions receive the support and adjustments
they need. If you require reasonable adjustments for the application
process or have access needs you’d like to let us know about, please
contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org with the job reference
in the subject and we’d be happy to have a conversation in confidence to
discuss how we can support you through the process. The job requisition
ID for this role is 9402
For more information about this vacancy please contact Skills City Runway on - (Ref ID: 241364)
Company website : https://www.bbc.co.uk/