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Location

Starting salary

 £17,922

Entry requirements

The entry requirements will depend on your location and the university partner you'll study with.  Equivalent qualifications are accepted

Bristol

You'll need to achieve three A levels at grades AAB, as well as five GCSE's grade 4-9 (C or above) including English Language and Maths

Birmingham

You'll need to achieve three A levels at grades at BBC, as well as five GCSE's grade 4-9 (C or above) including English Language and Maths.

Ipswich & Belfast

You'll need to achieve three A levels at grades at BCC, as well as five GCSE's grade 4-9 (C or above) including English Language and Maths.

What you’ll be doing

We’re one of the world’s leading communications services company. The services we sell are integral to modern life and are delivered over our networks. These networks are becoming ever increasingly dependent upon software, along with the products and services delivered over these networks. To continue innovating, we need you and your new ways of thinking to help us create amazing products for our customers. We’ll teach you human centred design, and agile ways of working, to help you create new technology and software solutions for the future. You may also learn about the digital life-cycle, which will include designing, testing and operating our systems which are used to deliver vital services to our customers, who vary from large, multinational corporations to individuals using our products and services at home.

We’ll get you started right away, learning some job specific skills. You’ll create effective and secure software solutions using contemporary software development languages, as well as learn about different development methodologies and how to undertake analysis and design to create artefacts. We’ll teach you how to produce high quality code with sound syntax in at least one language and maybe more – the sky is your limit!

Day to day, you’ll be performing code review and debugging and refactoring, as well as testing code. You’ll work with our internal software development teams to create software solutions using industry standard build processes for our customers, as well as looking at things like version control, and how to release and deploy code into enterprise environments.

You’ll learn how to deliver the very best software products, helping teams provide an effortless experience for our customers and staff wherever they are in the world, using whatever device and technology they choose.

This job is available in the Networks and Digital part of our business. 

About the apprenticeship you’ll study for

As a Degree Apprentice Software Engineer, you’ll study for a Level 6 apprenticeship in Digital & Technology Solutions. This is an apprenticeship degree course, meaning if you complete the course successfully, you’ll receive a degree from one of our university partners.

  • The degree course runs for four years and is a work-based learning degree.
  • You’ll spend a minimum of 20% of your time learning and studying. 

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