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Job Title : LOCKHEED MARTIN UK: Technical Software Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Lockheed Martin UK Insys Limited
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2HD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Computing
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11687
Brief Description : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit now for a higher level technical apprentice in Software Engineering to start in September 2019.

 

Qualifications Required : The salary on this position will only be offered to candidates who have all of the listed qualifications below. Candidates who have the required GCSEs may be considered for a Level 3 Apprenticeship on a lower starting salary.
To be considered for the role you must have:

•Grades A*-C or 9-5 in GCSE English and maths, or equivalent

Plus one or more of the following…
•A-Levels or equivalent educational attainment
•OR - A full Level 3 apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals
•OR - A full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject(s) (ideally 160-260 UCAS points).
•OR - Employment in an IT role for a number of years.
Vacancy Detail : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit a higher level technical apprentice in Software Engineering.

On site training at LMUK Ampthill will see the individual embedded into various projects and functional roles, to allow the full design lifecycle to be captured and employed. This will also provide the individual the opportunity to select where they would like to pursue a post apprenticeship career, allowing any specialised training or development to be undertaken.


• Design and write software
• Unit testing of the software
• Building kernels on Linux
• Customer demonstrations of functionality
• Supporting prototype vehicle build and test

You should currently be undertaking, or have completed, a course leading to a recognised level 3 qualification in a mathematics, IT, science or other technology related subject; e.g. ‘A’ Levels, BTEC level 3 Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification. The apprenticeship will entail continued study, via day release, at college, which will lead to the completion of the following qualifications:
• HNC completed at the end of the first year
• HND completed at the end of the second year
• Degree completed at the end of the third or fourth year (subject to confirmation)

Further qualifications are fully encouraged by LMUK Ampthill post apprenticeship, with a robust mentoring programme firmly established on site. Professional accreditation is also proactively encouraged, with mentoring, support and guidance provided.


Phase 1, Two year day release at college to gain HNC, supported by business area deployment in various departments to obtain a broad spectrum of experience.
Phase 2, One year day release at college to gain HND, supported by focused business area deployment.
Phase 3, Up to two years day release (1 year as an apprentice/1 year as an engineer following completion of 4 year scheme), at a local university, to gain a recognised Software related degree supported by specialised business area deployment.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37.5hrs pw Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Salary : £279.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 17/02/2019
Possible Start Date : 09/09/2019
Personal Qualities : A highly motivated individual
A strong communicator, both written and verbal
IT proficient.
Software engineering aware
Skills Required : • Engineering experience through education, especially practical experience.
• Previous programming experience through education.
• Previous programming experience through employment.
• Previous IT or engineering experience through employment.
• Presentation skills gained through the opportunity to present work completed
• BTEC Further Maths if available
Future Prospects : To continue to progress with the company. Gaining more experience, a better understanding and continue to work towards more qualifications.
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualification:

Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship



•HNC in Computing
•HND in Computing (optional)
•Knowledge Module 1: Software Development Methodologies
•Knowledge Module 2: Software Language
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A CV TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE - AS ONLY A CV WILL BE SUBMITTED TO LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR THIS ROLE. WITHOUT THIS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO ANY FURTHER.

Lockheed Martin are coming to Bedford College to deliver an insight into their apprenticeship training programme. The presentation will cover an overview of their apprenticeship vacancies and candidate requirements as well as an overview of the company, their operations and the benefits of working for this prestigious local employer.
https://www.bedford.ac.uk/lockheed
Things to consider : PLEASE NOTE: CANDIDATES MUST HOLD A UK BASED PASSPORT AND BE PREPARED TO UNDERGO FULL SECURITY CLEARANCES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN APPRENTICESHIP WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN UK.
CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A FULL CV WITH THIS APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

ALL CANDIDATES MUST ATTEND AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT CENTRE WITH LOCKHEED ON THE 6TH MARCH

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A CV TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE - AS ONLY A CV WILL BE SUBMITTED TO LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR THIS ROLE. WITHOUT THIS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO ANY FURTHER.
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