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Associate Software Developer

Town: | County: Gloucestershire | Country: United Kingdom

Description: Are you looking for your first role in tech? Do you have some tech skills that you want to enhance so you can start your career and become a software developer? If yes, this is the opportunity for you!

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is looking for a number of Associate Software Developers to join our team based in Cheltenham or the option to work remotely is also available. You will join us on an apprenticeship basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £25,000 per annum.

The Associate Software Developer role:

Here at HESA we are partnering with Northcoders to provide training for our new associate developers. Together, we will give you the technical tools and training needed to be successful, so that you can move into a career with HESA as part of our Development Team.

You’ll start your career at HESA by joining the Northcoders award-winning coding bootcamp for your first three months. This training will support you on our current and emerging technologies.

Over the next thirteen months you’ll have a mixture of experience working on real life transformation projects such as Data Futures, a sector-wide transformation programme or other challenging projects, combined with further training provided by Northcoders. 

After the bootcamp you’ll join HESA in one of their Scrum teams and get hands on experience in a development environment, contributing to and supported by your scrum team.

Upon your successful completion of the thirteen-month program you’ll be part of HESA as an associate developer where we’ll encourage and support you to develop your career.

About Us:

HESA exists to enhance the competitive strength of UK higher education by collecting, analysing, and disseminating data about the UK HE sector. We provide a trusted source of information, supporting better decision making, and promoting public trust, to support this strategy.

Our strategy is delivered through our people. Ensuring that our staff have the skills, capabilities, and tools to do their jobs effectively is therefore a key theme underpinning all our activities and objectives. This includes providing opportunities for development, growth, and learning.

What we’re looking for in our Associate Software Developer:

You’ll have a keen interest in tech and be prepared to learn

You’ll be thirsty for knowledge and be able to learn on the job as well as with Northcoders 

You’ll have excellent verbal and written communication skills

You’ll have excellent attention to detail and take pride in your work

You’ll be able to work on your own initiative and not be afraid to propose creative solutions

You’ll have a keen understanding of the benefits of working as part of a team

Full details of this role are on the HESA website.

What can we offer you as our Associate Software Developer?

The salary range for this post is £25k. We offer an attractive package with 25 days leave, plus bank holidays, flexible working including remote and home working options, defined benefit pension scheme to which HESA contributes the equivalent of 16% of employee salary and occupational health support.

The apprentice level role is available to applicants who meet the Northcoders entry criteria.

If you are looking for a new challenge and are interested in this role please click ‘apply’ today to be forwarded to our on-line recruitment portal and become our new Associate Software Developer

Salary Type: Annum

Salary: £25000/annum

Contract | Full Time


Category: IT

Rogerio da Silva

Rogerio da Silva is a Brazilian who lives in the UK for a little over two decades. He is the owner of a test consulting and outsources services for software development. He likes to blog, write and create content that teaches others how to live a better life. Rogerio has two princesses and one powerful wife that help him with his work. He loves reading biographies of successful authors and dream builders because they inspire him to keep creating!

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