A unique opportunity to come into our programming department and work alongside our head of programming. If you are sharp and determined, detail oriented, responsible team-player passionate about technology, constantly seeking to learn and improve skill set, then you are the type of person we are looking for!

Perform coding duties within a specified timeframe
Maintain proper coding practices and documentation
Perform software quality assurance
Collaborate with business developersĀ 
Formulate program specifications and basic prototypes
Transform software designs and specifications into high functioning codeĀ 
Integrate individual software solutions to higher level systems
Use web-based tools
Perform system testing, implementation and modification
Perform upgrades
Collaborate with technical writers

Entry requirements
Minimum of 4 X GCSEs grades 9-4 (A-C) including English and Mathematics

Relevant experience / appropriate Level 3 Apprenticeship

Skills required
Communication skills
Team working
Attention to detail

Training to be Provided
Software Developer Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard:

The successful candidate will undertake a twenty-four month, nationally recognised qualification through TDM. This is a work-based learning programme which will require commitment to block weeks in an online training room once every quarter working towards the qualification along with weekly off the job training and monthly coaching sessions.

You will be required to demonstrate through the standard that you meet all competencies and behaviours, which will lead to the achievement of the qualification. These block weeks will take place at either of our training centres, in Birmingham or Worcester, whichever is more suitable for your location.

You will have a designated mentor in the workplace to support your learning and at the end of programme will be assessed via an external assessment body.

This is a Level 4 qualification.

Knowledge modules will include:

Software Development Methodologies and Testing

Systems Analysis and Design

Algorithms, Data Structures and User Interfaces

OOP and Design Patterns

Things to consider
Can you get to the location of this employer? Open mind to equality and diversity

Future Prospects
This opportunity is offered with a view of it Becoming a full time job and/or progression onto a higher level apprenticeship.

About Rift Technology Limited

A manufacturing business based in Barnards Green developing Electric Actuators and Electric Motors. We have an innovation department that works full time on R&D and new projects. We do all our software development in house. We currently have our own app for our customers and currently working on new app development.