Apprentice Software Developer

Location: Hucknall
Employer: Bluestar
Weekly pay: £150
Closing date: 30 August 2019
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Short description

BlueStar are looking for a new member to join the team and learn the ropes. The successful candidate will be keen to learn, have a passion for coding and learning new things. In return they will be rewarded well.

Full description

BlueStar have been developing web-based software applications since 2006. They provide end to end

software solutions for small, medium and large businesses and as well as public sector organisations. BlueStar have worked with clients such as Tate & Lyle, SGS UK, Chesterfield College, Sheffield College and many others. They use a range of technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MSSQL, Adobe ColdFusion/Railo/Lucee, C# and others.

The role will eventually cover the whole project lifecycle including:

  • Analysis
  • System and Database Design
  • Coding
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Implementation
  • Support and Maintenance

£5.00 per hour (30 Hours per week), after 3 months you will go up to 37 hours and also a pay increase will be discussed


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme (after qualifying period)
  • Workplace pension (on meeting entry requirements)
  • 28 days holidays including 3 for Christmas shutdown.
  • Training
  • Excellent prospects to progress career
  • Great transport links with bus, train and tram stations 5 minutes away.
  • Staff car parking and cycle parking available.
  • Excellent working environment
  • Convenient location for shops and cafés
  • Flexible Hours

Applicants must:

  • Have a keen interest in web technologies and software development
  • Be organised
  • Be self-motivated
  • Be confident
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Have developed a website in their own time
  • Have experience of using CSS, HTML and JavaScript.
  • Have Computer Science qualifications

Any interest or experience of the following would be a bonus.

  • Windows Server and Architecture
  • PHP
  • SSL
  • Excel/Word
  • Microsoft Access or other databases
  • Database Design
  • Version Control Software/GitHub etc

Applicants will be required to undergo an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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