We are hiring an Apprentice Web & Software Developer

Wight Computers are looking to expand their development team! Do you love solving problems? Do you have a basic understanding of how to code? Are you looking for a chance to grow your skills and put them to use in real world environments? If so, then Wight Computers is the place for you!

Based in St Cross Business Park in Newport, we have a proven track record of designing and building innovative software solutions that make a real-life difference for a variety of clients.

The successful applicant will have a keen interest in PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and will need to have some example work to demonstrate their skills. Wight Computers is constantly looking into new technologies that may have a commercial use for new and existing clients. The most exciting recently being Internet of Things. Knowledge of anything relating to this (MQTT, Raspberry Pi, Node-RED, Amazon Echo and Google Home voice assistants) would be beneficial but not required.

The applicant will be involved in every stage of software development from initial requirement investigation, all the way up to deployment and client training.

Alongside the ability to produce outstanding code, we are also looking for someone that:

  • Has an eye for good design
  • Has great verbal and written communication skills
  • Can build strong relationships with both colleagues & clients

Rather excitingly, other perks Wight Computers can offer include a fully paid Southern Vectis key card for the duration of your apprenticeship. This will help your wages go a little further!

Qualifications and Skills Required 

GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C/4 or above, or the ability to work towards these.

Apprenticeship Framework

  • L2 NVQ Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT, if required

Location: St Cross Business Park, Newport (Southern Vectis key card included)

Working Week: 37.5 hours per week. Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Weekly Wage: £170 per week, plus fully paid Southern Vectis key card.

Closing Date: Wednesday 16th May 2018.

Applicants MUST apply via the IW College website or the Isle of Wight Jobs website using the link below, we are unable to accept CVs sent directly.


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