i-Wonder - Apprentice Software Developer

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Job Summary

Location: Colden Common SO21 1TH
Salary per week: £173
Working hours: Mon-Fri 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (37.5 hours)
Applications in by: 02/12/2017
Interview Date: 07/12/2017
Job Code: ED26833

Start your career within this fast paced IT Software development company. You'll be playing a key role in the design, installation, testing and maintenance of i-wonder software systems. The programs you create will support our business to be more efficient to all end users.

Founded in 2008, i-Wonder Holdings comprises of a number of specialist subsidiaries committed to providing class leading insurance software products which challenge the existing market and offer competitive solutions to a range of insurance operations.
Since its inception, i-Wonder has won some impressive clients, including Go Compare, Towergate Bakers, and UKGI. More recently, Immediate Media, County Insurance, Fresh! and Milestone have established partnerships with i-Wonder, and the company now has live solutions for a range of standard and non-standard lines.

  • Currently working with all the main UK aggregators and over 60
    insurer brands
  • Live integrations with all major UK software houses, and many bespoke platforms
  • Supporting over 500,000 aggregator quotes per day

i-Wonder has seen an average historical growth of over 50% per annum with record new sales during the 2014-15 trading year and ambitious future plans.


Click to learn more about www.i-wonder.co.uk

Duties will include:

To undertake assigned software development activities such as:-
  • New application development
  • Feature enhancements
  • Maintenance, fault investigation and resolution
  • Merging between source control branches
  • Database scripting and optimisation
  • Data migration
  • Unit testing and production of test evidence
  • Creation of installation packages
  • Documentation
  • Software development in accordance with approved departmental procedures, good practice guidelines and coding standards.  Making proper use of company systems such as source control and incident management systems

Other information

  • This position would suit an individual who has already experienced some software development and coding within a work or education environment.
  • Ideally you will have some knowledge or experience in any or some of the fields above to support your application

Skills required:

  • Must have excellent IT skills and the confidence to take on and use new systems
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Keyboard skills
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Able to follow and carry out simple instructions
  • Able to interact well with people and work as part of a team
  • Able to work under pressure and to agreed time scales

Personal qualities

  • Able to think logically, solve technical problems and plan workload, to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Intuition, initiative, drive and a strong desire to succeed
  • Ability to express yourself clearly and accurately in writing and verbally
  • Willing to train to obtain further experience and qualifications
  • Have a flexible and enthusiastic approach
  • Reliable
  • Adaptable
  • Good time keeping

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English Grade C and above or equivalent
  • GCSE Maths Grade C and above or equivalent
  • GCSE ICT Grade C and above or equivalent


  • Staff Room facilities      
  • Free on site Car Park
  • 20 days paid holiday rising once in a permenant full time role and having completed an agreed length of service, plus 8 statutory days holiday


Future Prospects

  • If successful and found to be suitable, long term employment may be available
  • Career progression
  • Additional training and qualifications available within the industry sector

Applications in by: 02/12/2017
Interview Date: 07/12/2017
Job Code: ED26833

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