Apprentice Software Developer Apprentice Software Developer …

DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Mar 21
Up to GBP27565 per annum
DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Mar 21
Up to GBP27565 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. Apprentice Software Developer: Starting salary of £27,565, flexible working, training and certifications, live development experience, and loads of civil service benefits

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Join our software developer apprenticeship and get a permanent job in the Civil Service, with a starting salary from £27,565 and full benefits.

As a Software Developer Apprentice you will be part of a team designing and delivering digital products and services that are used by over 20 million people in the UK, including your friends, family, neighbours and some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

Working with tools like Java, Cobol, C and Relational Databases, you'll gain the technical expertise and industry standard qualifications to launch your digital career.

We don't expect you to have used these tools before; we will give you all the support and training you need.

Develop Workplace Potential

We're looking for people who have:

A passion for technology and all things digital

  • An interest in logic and numbers
  • A methodical mind and attention to detail
  • Great communicators who enjoy working, and learning, with others
  • A 'can-do' attitude, and willingness to learn

You'll develop the following technical skills:

  • using big data and analytics
  • artificial intelligence
  • micro services
  • application programming interfaces (APIs)

Work and learn with DWP, in partnership with Makers

Combine hands-on experience at DWP Digital with virtual learning including one-to-ones with tutors and dedicated skills coaches, lab tutorials and proper research projects. And meet weekly with your line manager and mentor.

Makers' team of world class coaches has 7 years experience discovering and unlocking tech skills potential in people.

You'll spend the first 16 weeks of the apprenticeship with Makers, diving deep into the world of software engineering and learning best practices for working in a digital team.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs Blackpool

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £27,565, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, and family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

Click apply and join a diverse, vibrant community

DWP Digital's wide range of work requires a diverse mix of cultures, perspectives and ideas. From education leavers to career changers, we welcome applications from diverse candidates and are proud to partner with Makers, who prioritises representation in the tech industry.

Whatever your background, if you've got a passion for technology we want to hear from you.

If you're interested in becoming part of DWP Digital and becoming a software developer, click the apply link and register with our training provider Makers by 4th February.

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