Are you chomping at the ‘bit’ for a career in technology?
Do you want to kickstart your career whilst making a difference in the community?
Earn while you learn and make your degree work for you!
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is one of 32 London Boroughs and is home to around 280,000 residents spread across a 15 mile2 area in East London. We are fiercely ambitious and 2019 sees the Council named the first London Borough of Culture with a vast array of planned events for the coming year. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London.
Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:
- Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
- Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
- Improve residents’ life chances.
To realise our ambitions, we are underpinning our strategies, action plans and projects with innovative and sensible technology architectures and frameworks. Our data assets will become the foundation to customer centric, targeted delivery and in conjunction with automation will improve service whilst reducing cost. In the Digital team, we leverage these to support the delivery of intelligent, simple and consistent interactions for our workforce and residents.
That is where you come in!
The London Borough of Waltham Forest have 2 Apprentice Developer positions available within our Digital team. The Digital team develop and maintain all things digital within the council and interact with enterprise platforms, legacy and external systems.
You will work within our Digital team personally mentored and managed by our Senior Developers. You’ll split your time between work and your degree. At work, your primary objective is to build digital services that combine industry leading user experience with data intelligence and ingenuity, providing a streamlined interaction. Here, you’ll be exposed to an ever evolving eco-system of technology where you’ll hone your newly attained skills in an enterprise environment.
We’re looking for eager and ambitious A-level school leavers keen to forge a career in technology and digital solutions. You’ll love technology and be naturally analytical; regularly pondering your own use of technology considering how it works and how it could have been improved. You’ll have a have a logical mindset which drives critical thinking and concise decision making. You’ll have the capacity and nous to learn new technical and communication skills
In return, you’ll receive a salary most cannot achieve until after attaining a degree. Meanwhile, you’ll study for a pre-paid BSc(Hons) Digital Innovation degree all whilst gaining invaluable industry insight and large enterprise workplace experience. Consequently, 3 years on from earning A-levels you’ll have accelerated and fast-tracked your personal and technical development surpassing traditional pathways.