Technical Apprentice (Software Development & Data Visualisation) Glasgow, Lanarkshire £12k (p.a)

Opportunity/Client Overview

GP Strategies are delighted to support a growing Cloud technology business with the recruitment and training of a Technical Apprentice.

Our client, headquartered in Glasgow, is Scotland's foremost official Google Cloud Partner. They help businesses move to, and make the most of, the cloud using G Suite, Google's workplace collaboration platform including Gmail, Drive etc.

This is an excellent opportunity for a tech-savvy and enthusiastic individual to join a growing tech business and become a part of their exciting journey.

The Role

As a Technical Apprentice, you will be involved in a variety of tasks covering aspects of Software Development and Data Visualisation. Tasks will include:

· Coding and scripting

· Creating visual representations of data

· Producing images that communicate data in a way that customers can easily understand and interpret

· Being involved in Development and Data projects

Our client has experience of supporting and developing apprentices, therefore you will have a strong support network around you to help you settle in and thrive. Training and developing their team is central to how our client operates. As you become more confident with the business, there will be opportunities for your role to evolve and grow.

In addition to working full-time, you will undertake an IT Modern Apprenticeship delivered by GP Strategies. An IT Modern Apprenticeship is the perfect opportunity for candidates to kick-start their career in the IT industry and earn as they learn. The programme consists of both workplace learning and classroom training resulting in the achievement of a nationally recognised IT Diploma and industry certifications.

The Candidate

Due to the nature of this role, we are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a keen interest and passion for in IT and technology, particularly within Software Development.

You should be a hard-working, focussed individual who thrives as part of a team but can also work independently when required. Furthermore, you must have a strong desire to learn, develop and grow as an individual in both a personal and professional sense.

Candidates should have a good fundamental understanding and awareness of the following:

? Intermediate spreadsheet skills (MS Excel/Google Sheets)

? Familiarity with data types and structures

? Familiarity with object notation and ingesting data

? Familiar with basic programming structures

? Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming

? Rudimentary HTML/CSS/JS knowledge.

If you have any knowledge in any of the areas listed below, this would be beneficial but not essential:

? Advanced spreadsheet skills (MS Excel/Google Sheets)

? Familiarity with SQL and relational databases

? Experience with macro programming using VBA/Apps Script

? Familiarity with webhooks and API's

? Experience in reporting KPIs

? Intermediate HTML/CSS/JS knowledge

? Functional programming

? Knowledge of popular CSS frameworks (Bootstrap/Tailwind)

? Experience with REST API's

? Familiarity with the using terminals such as Bash and CMD.

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