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General Motors Apprenticeship Programme - Software Developer

Programme Details:

The programme is a 12 month training & work experience paid program as a Software Developer with a world leader in Automotive Manufacturing, Autonomous Vehicles and Alternative Ownership. 
IT areas being covered include Java Development, SQL, Data Analytics/Warehousing and Machine Learning. 

The main technologies we will focus on are:

Java, Angular, Python, HTML5, TensorFlow, and SQL.

The programme involves:

  • Online and classroom-based training on Private Cloud, Angular and SQL. 
  • Online and classroom-based training in Virtualization, Networking and Cybersecurity.
  • Online and classroom-based training in Java and building REST Services with Spring. 
  • Significant hands-on training and work experience in real world Java development projects for Manufacturing Cybersecurity Initiatives
  • Working in a scaled agile environment, within agile scrum teams. 
  • Solving Real World Business Problems using proven methodologies. 
  • Programme participants will join multi-functional, mixed experienced work project Scrum teams early in the program, to get hands-on software development experience in real world Automotive Environments.
  • Team members will work with diverse business units right across General Motors. 
  • Each team typically consists of a Scrum Master, Technical Lead, and Developers with distinct experience levels, System Testers and assigned Software Architect.

Required qualifications and skills:

Applicants should have:

  • A proven interest in Information technology and problem solving.
  • A 3rd level Degree qualification in Computer Science, IT Engineering or Mathematics is required.
  • Alternatively, a Postgraduate Conversion Qualification in Computer Science/IT and a degree in another subject, are required.
  • The apprenticeship programme represents a perfect opportunity for IT professionals who have been out of the workplace and want to come back to enhance their careers.
  • Applicants without significant educational qualifications are also very welcome to apply but should have significant software-focussed IT work experience with proven track record. 

To apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online at our career website

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