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.

Candidate reference number: CE437

Driver: TBC

Location: DE23

Core GCSE Grades: English 6 Maths 7

IT Qualifications: Computing A

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An enthusiastic, ambitious individual with a strong passion for creating applications through code as efficiently, quickly and neatly as possible. They are constantly honing skills through creating new projects with a firm willingness to reimagine coding solutions to optimise their work. They are focused and productive when working independently but supportive and versatile in a group environment. They have experience using Python, utilised Turtle Library, test and de-bugged code as well as successfully designing and developing a game with AI opponents and obstacles. 

Candidate reference number: CE437

Driver: TBC

Location: DE23

Core GCSE Grades: English 6 Maths 7

IT Qualifications: Computing A

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An enthusiastic, ambitious individual with a strong passion for creating applications through code as efficiently, quickly and neatly as possible. They are constantly honing skills through creating new projects with a firm willingness to reimagine coding solutions to optimise their work. They are focused and productive when working independently but supportive and versatile in a group environment. They have experience using Python, utilised Turtle Library, test and de-bugged code as well as successfully designing and developing a game with AI opponents and obstacles. 

Candidate reference number: JR508

Driver: No

Location: DE22

Core GCSE Grades: English 5 Maths 6

IT Qualifications: Computer Science 4

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A self-motivated, hardworking individual with an interest in IT looking to complete an apprenticeship and start their career within this particular field. During their Computer Science course at school, they gained experience using Python and has since taught themselves the basics of SQL, HTML, Python and C+. They have completed work experience within IT departments where they had an insight into industry-standard processes and gained experience working in a professional environment. Having a proactive approach and a technical mindset, this candidate would be a great addition to any team.

Candidate reference number: OD117

Driver: Yes

Location: DE21

Core GCSE Grades: English 9 Maths 7

IT Qualifications: Computer Science 7

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An enthusiastic, determined individual with an interest in programming looking to start their career within the IT industry by completing a Software apprenticeship. During their college Computer Science course they have learnt to code using visual basic and the .net framework and have built upon this knowledge further by reading books and forums. During their work experience within an IT department, they gained experience working within a professional environment, how to communicate effectively with clients and staff members and shadowed IT technicians. Holding a range of personable skills including teamwork, time-management, independence and using their initiative this candidate would be a great addition to a business looking to grow their software team.

Candidate reference number: DR508

Driver: Yes

Location: LE2

Core GCSE Grades: English 5 Maths 5

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This candidate is  a bright and outgoing individual accustomed to working as a part of a team. They have a flexible, adaptable approach and are willing to undertake a variety of tasks to achieve the best results.  This candidate takes pride in their time management skills and attendance record. They have a great passion in technology and enjoy participating in different activities such as STEM (Science Technology engineering and Maths). They also enjoy learning about new programming languages and using new software’s, for example, they have learnt python and HTML and have created websites using HTML and I also created a project using python. Because of this, they are confident learning about new software’s and understanding new technology. This candidate works well in a team an loves to face new challenges. 

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