Position title
Apprentice Software Developer

The Apprentice Software Developer position with Tensor is a three year apprenticeship covering all aspects of object orientated software development within a Microsoft C# environment. You will additionally learn software development as applicable to the areas of security and energy management. In particular, these include Time & Attendance, Access Control and Building Management products.  Apprentices will work four days a week within our software development team and one day Day-Release at a Regional College studying BTECH Level 1 in Software Engineering.


During the first year most of the time will be spent in the software development department perfecting your skills and learing the development frameworks. During the second and third years you will be involved in more system and site installations work and be given an opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt by installing some software elements of a system yourself.


Applications are invited from school leavers. (other applicants considered) Those applying will be sharp hardworking individuals with some previous experience of writing software, either web based or using some other languages.

Applicants should,

  • Have written some software previously, no matter how simple. If you can show us some of the code that you have written, then we would be particularly interested to see it.
  • GCSEs with grades A to C in science subjects
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Have a keen interest in software.

Whilst Tensor considers academic qualifications important, the most important attribute required of an apprentice is their tenacity and willingness to learn our products and develop code writing skills.

Job Benefits

Starting salary is between £16,000 and £19,000 per annum with 20 days annual leave + Bank/Public Holidays + Company pension scheme available. Additional annual leave achievable.



Please ensure your full address is included in your CV. Applicants outside of the UK will not be accepted.

Employment Type
Full-time, Apprentice, Full Time w day release
Beginning of employment
As soon as possible
Duration of employment
Time and Attendance / Security / Energy Management
Job Location
St Neots, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Working Hours
8.30AM - 5.30PM with 1 day College release
Base Salary
Date posted
11th June 2021
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