Investment in Apprentices is in our DNA. We look
to constantly innovate and create. In order to do this, we recognise
that whilst technology is a partner, it’s our people that power us.
offer a broad range of Apprenticeship opportunities to suit all
candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career
aspirations, so whether you are embarking on your career or want a
change of direction, we have an Apprenticeship program for you, that
will support your development in an innovative environment.
looking for those with a passion for learning. You’ll need to be
committed to your own development whilst implementing what you are
learning as you progress through your program. In return we provide
first class on the job coaching, specialist partner training and
unparalleled experiences. You’ll be working within a diverse, innovative
environment where you will be challenged to excel and contribute.
Apply today to be part of the story.
this role you will be providing technology enabled solutions to a range
of areas including software, business and systems analysis, cyber
security, data analysis and network infrastructure. You will be
implementing technology solutions that enable businesses to develop new
products and services and to increase an organisations productivity
using digital technologies. You will also identify yourself as confident
in your capabilities to provide technical support to the wider team.
You will possess strong communication skills as well as being able to
work effectively as a group or on your own.
As a Software
Development Engineer apprentice at Amazon, you’ll gain a vast range of
useful experiences and skills. You will work towards the Level 6
Software development apprenticeship standard, and also work towards a
BSc (Hons) in Digital & Technology Solutions (Software Developer
Key job responsibilities
You will be combining
working in your assigned team as a Software Development Engineer
apprentice whilst continuing your studies to achieve your qualification.
As a working student your focus is to complete your studies in your 20%
off the job time by learning and developing your skills, knowledge and
behaviours to work towards successful graduation. You will be set
objectives and goals by your training provider and manager to support
You will build your skills over a 42-month period,
starting in September. These skills will help you develop personally and
professionally. Your apprenticeship will be made up of
classroom/virtual based training to cover knowledge, on-the-job training
at your Amazon base location, online learning as well as mentoring from
our experienced team members.
As you progress through your apprenticeship you will become competent at:
- Designing and developing software solutions
- Collaborating with cross-functional teams on various projects
- Analysing and solving complex technical challenges
- Participating in code reviews and ensuring code quality
- Implementing software security measures and compliance
- Staying updated with the latest software development trends and emerging technologies
this program, you will immerse yourself in cutting-edge software
techniques, acquiring the skills to design, develop, and optimise
software solutions using the latest methodologies and technologies. A
significant focus is placed on gaining expertise in project management,
equipping you to effectively manage complex software projects from
inception to delivery. Additionally, you will master the art of creating
robust and scalable software architectures, ensuring the foundation for
Cultivating the ability to work in
dynamic teams and contribute innovative solutions is an integral aspect
of the curriculum, emphasizing collaboration and innovation. The
program also underscores the importance of quality assurance, instilling
practices to ensure the highest quality and reliability of software
through rigorous testing and quality control. Understanding critical
aspects of software security and legal compliance is essential, ensuring
adherence to industry standards and maintaining the integrity and
security of software systems. Through this comprehensive approach, you
will be well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of software
development, contributing to innovative and high-quality solutions in
the ever-evolving technology industry.
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
London, GBRBASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates should be 18 years or over before the start date and have the right to live and work in England PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
the apprenticeship program we prioritize applicants eligible to
government funding for their apprenticeship and for this you need to:
- Have lived in the UK or in the European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 years
- Be a resident of the UK for the entire duration of the program
- Not be registered to study on a UK government funded course ending August 2024 or later
- At least 5 GCSEs C grade (grade 4) or above including Maths and English
- A minimum of 3 A-Levels (or equivalent qualification) grade C or above. Minimum of 1 A-Level must be within a STEM subject
*You must NOT already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship*
note, you will be required to evidence your qualifications. If you have
gained qualifications outside of the UK you will be required to
evidence that they are equivalent.
Note: This Apprenticeship
assumes the candidate has some or little knowledge/experience of the
occupation, and is NOT suitable for candidates who already have a
similar or higher-level qualification in the same or similar subject of
the apprenticeship. If you already have related qualifications or 2
years plus experience in this field please visit amazon.jobs
These will be a plus for your career at Amazon, but are not necessary to enter the program:
- You are able to operate in a fast-paced environment
- You are able to demonstrate drive and a passion for learning
recruitment process will start with your online application. You’ll be
asked to upload your CV, answer some questions that will help us to
ensure your eligible for the programme and finally you’ll complete a
short online assessment.
You will then be invited to complete a game-based assessment, to assess your suitability for an apprenticeship role at Amazon.
get to know you beyond your CV, the next stage of the process will be
our online evaluations. You’ll complete 3 video questions to tell us
more about you, your motivations and any transferrable skills you have.
a last step, we will invite successful candidates to an assessment
centre where you’ll get the chance to meet the recruitment team and the
hiring teams that align to the programme you have applied for. As part
of the assessment centre, you may be expected to take part in a group
exercise, a presentation, 1 to 1 interviews and other tasks relating to
your chosen programme. After you’ve attended the assessment centre, the
recruitment team will be in contact to confirm the outcome of your
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We
believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to
our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and
skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.
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our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during
the application and hiring process, including support for the interview
or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate
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