Software Development Candidate Finalists

Candidate reference number: JO015

Driver: No

Location: DE1

Core GCSE Grades: English B Maths A

IT Qualifications: IT FS L2 & Degree in games technology

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A candidate who has recently completed a foundation degree in Games Technology where they learned the core concepts of programming and fell in love with the field. They are eager to get into a role where they can expand their knowledge and use programming skills on a daily basis. They are a fast and motivated learner who is currently teaching themselves C++. They have a wide experience using the Unreal Engine's visual scripting system and was the sole programmer on two group projects at university which expanded their team leading skills. They have exceptionally strong numerical skills with a polite and positive manner.

Candidate reference number: LC158

Driver: No

Location: DE65

Core GCSE Grades: English 6 Maths 6

IT Qualifications: L3 Computing & Extended Diploma in Computing and Cyber Security

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Recently completing an extended diploma in Computer and Cyber Security, this candidate is looking to progress within the IT sector by completing an Infrastructure Technician apprenticeship.  They are driven, passionate, hard-working and have a logical approach to problem-solving. They have experience with Microsoft Servers where they created a virtual machine and set up users with different access levels. Throughout their 2-year college course, they gained an understanding of networks, servers, and hardware as well as having experience using a Raspberry Pi. With the knowledge and skills they have learned throughout their college course, they would be a great asset to any business.