• Employer Name
    Apollo Offshore Engineering Limited
  • Distance from academy
    • 8.6 Miles
    • 18 Minutes
  • Address
    The Wharf, Shardlow DE72 2GH, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

As a Global Engineering Company is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join their Software Development team based in Shardlow Derbyshire. The role involves working closely with the software Development Manager on exciting new projects, through the development of new client data bases and management of their systems.

Due to continued growth and expansion of our technical software product offering Apollo have a requirement for a talented C# Software Developer to join our Technical Software team. As part of this role you would be required to assist in the development of new and existing products including web, mobile and desktop applications as well as SQL databases.

This role will be permanent, full time and based within our office located in Shardlow, between Nottingham and Derby.

General Day to day duties

• Carrying out customisation and configuration tasks
• Creating custom plugin/integration logic using C#, SQL and other applicable languages.
• Creating client-side functionality using JavaScript, HTML & CSS.
• Troubleshooting client support issues.
• Fixing bugs and inaccuracies within code
• Code commenting (providing instructions on the code)
• Testing of code and functionality (making sure it performs desired function)
• Interpreting end User requirements, i.e. understanding customer needs and requirements.
• Maintaining internal CRM system and website.
• Produce functional, technical and user documentation
• Involvement with Pre-sales activities

Ideally successful candidates will have the following skills and experience:
• C#
• JavaScript
• Azure

Working Week

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Out of hours work may be needed on occasion where the business requires. E.g. Go live support or on-site working.


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. Articulate; excellent English skills
  2. Good time management

Personal Qualities

  1. Enthusiastic & Passionate
  2. Energetic and articulate with a genuine passion to make a significant contribution to Apollo’s future growth.

Future Prospects

For the ideal candidate the opportunity to progress onto a level 4 qualification/secure a full-time job could be achieved.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    13 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship (typically 15 months) you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy for 16 days of training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship standard –Software Development Technician. The qualifications consist of:
• Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (if applicable)
• Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 1 (Introduction)
• Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 1 (Introduction)
• Knowledge Module 1 – Software Development Methodologies Part 2 (Plus Exam)
• Knowledge Module 2 – Programming Part 2 (Plus Exam)
Knowledge Modules are specified by the British Computer Society (BCS)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)