Junior Software Developer Level 3 Apprenticeship at Golfbreaks.com

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Junior Software Developer Level 3 Apprenticeship

Golfbreaks is looking for an ambitious individual to join a fast-growing development team, as a Junior Software Development Apprentice. You will be exposed to a number of new technologies include C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and databases (SQL). Golfbreaks continues to invest heavily in the latest technology and integrate with Content Management Systems (CMS), Customer Relationship Management systems (Salesforce CRM), as well as other applications and services. You will gain knowledge through both on the job training and mentoring as well as through an established Apprenticeship program. Above all, we are looking for a great communicator, passionate about software development, naturally supportive of others, and willing to take an active role in the growth of the business.

Required Skills and Competenices

Experience and skills in the following areas is required:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Interested in developing websites and applications
  • Good Organisation Skills
  • Willing to learn
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Attention to detail with problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Open to new ideas
  • Proven interest in software development through self-learning

By the end of this paid apprenticeship:

  • You will have learnt how to code in C#
  • Have an understanding of how to work on a website, databases, backend, frontend, and backend services
  • Have gained experience in the software industry
  • Have the ability to create and support new functionality in websites and applications

Desired qualification requirements:

  • 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English (grade D or above) and Maths (A-C).

Desirable Experience and Knowledge

Knowledge of and/or exposure to the following would be desirable:

  • Knowledge of software development approaches such as Agile
  • C# .Net development
  • ASP.Net MVC
  • Experience using Microsoft SQL and/or LINQ
  • Knowledge of Frontend technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Analysis and requirement gathering
  • Microsoft Azure, DevOps
  • Knowledge of Content Management (CMS) systems (ideally ContentStack)

What we can offer you?

  • Personal Development Time – R&D Friday afternoons
  • Competitive salary, Private Healthcare & Company Pension Plan
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • A chance to really make a difference within an ambitious company
  • A role where no two days will ever be the same
  • Lively & modern offices in central Windsor – including a fantastic staff break out area with a Golf Simulator
  • Regular company social events and team nights’ out

Salary: £16,000

About Golfbreaks.com

Golfbreaks.com, one of the world’s largest and longest established golf travel companies, was formed in 1998 by Chief Executive, Andrew Stanley, and now organises golf breaks, holidays and tournament experiences for over 230,000 golfers annually at over 2,500 resorts and golf courses in the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

With 20 years’ experience and an expert team that is passionate about golf and travel, the company is known for delivering outstanding choice, value and service, with the reassurance and security of booking with a fully bonded travel company (both ABTA and ATOL in the UK). In post-trip surveys 99% of customers indicated they would rebook with Golfbreaks.com, as authenticated by Reevoo.

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