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Software developer

Do you enjoy problem solving? Can you spot mistakes? Do you have a keen eye for detail? Are you ambitious, analytical and interested in technology? Do you want to build a successful career within IT? Do you want to work for a FTSE Company with a global presence and blue chip clients? 

Capita is the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, operating within all sectors including Transport, Banking, Central Government, Education, Insurance, Life and Pensions, Retail, Media, and Utilities. Capita’s prestigious graduate programme – Novus, offers you the opportunity to kick start your career as a Software developer. With ground breaking training accredited by the British Computer Society and on site experience with our blue chip clients you will be well on your way to achieving your career goals and succeeding as an IT professional with Capita Novus.

The Novus Development and Implementation Programme

The programme begins with 8 -16 weeks of exclusive skills development supported by BCS’s SFIAplus (Skills Framework for the Information Age) based in either our Manchester or London training centres. The programme is designed to give you the skills, and experience to work in roles such as a Software Developer or Developer in Test at our blue chip client sites. We are a BCS accredited testing and training centre which will give you the opportunity to gain a number of certifications from BCS, Oracle and Microsoft.

The syllabus focuses on up to date industry relevant methodologies and practices, including behavioural skills, Data Analysis, Systems Design, Database Design, Programming/Software Development, Information Content Authoring, Testing, Sustainability Engineering, User Experience Analysis, User Experience Design, User Experience Evaluation and Systems Integration.

Upon successful completion of the training you will have the opportunity to be placed on site with one of our prestigious blue chip clients and working on some of the most exciting projects across the UK. You could be producing a ground breaking Mobile application, working on business-critical systems, designing and implementing software solutions, developing code and SQL scripts to resolve bugs. Whichever project you work on you will be continuously developing and challenging yourself on a daily basis.

You

You will be an enthusiastic individual with a passion for technology and programming, with experience in at least one programming language and an analytical approach to problem solving. Strong communication skills both written and spoken are also vital, as well as the following pre requisites:
  • Minimum 2:2 Degree (or equivalent)
  • Able to attend 8-16 weeks unpaid training in Manchester or London, before you maybe selected for work
  • Geographically flexible – Prepared to relocate around the UK
  • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Analytical mind and a keen eye for detail
  • A passion for technology and problem solving or programming
  • Committed to the programme for 2 years

Note: Should you leave the training programme, prior to completion, or within an initial period of employment, some training costs may be repayable.

 
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