Have you dreamed of becoming a software developer, but didn’t know how to start? This your chance! Catalyte is looking for candidates for their Entry-level Software Developer program.
Applicants take a two-hour online screening, which captures hundreds of data points through the Catalyte Talent Platform. This helps us determine if you have the skills and aptitude to become a great software developer. Selected applicants enter into an apprenticeship program.
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Hiring Company Overview: Catalyte
All enterprises are evolving to become more nimble, innovative and digitally-led. With massive changes in the technology landscape, companies need corresponding development in skills and the future workforce. To most, a digitally savvy, agile workforce is unobtainable and a main impediment to growth. We need new sources of talent.
Catalyte believes aptitude is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. We use artificial intelligence to identify individuals, regardless of background, who have the innate potential and cognitive ability to be great software developers. With our technology and proprietary talent transformation program, we solve the most persistent challenge in IT today: creating a ready-to-hire workforce that is diverse, affordable and sustainable.
For over 18 years, Catalyte’s predictive analytics platform has narrowed the talent gap for Fortune 1000 companies and has caught the attention of the New York Times, Wired, Fast Company, Inc. and McKinsey, among others. Our AI-based hiring model and intensive apprenticeship program create software development teams that consistently outperform industry averages.
With development centers in Baltimore, Chicago, Denver and Portland, Ore., Catalyte has created a diverse, US-based technology workforce to help companies close the talent gap and scale software innovation.
Job Overiew: Entry-level Software Developer program
Catalyte advances human potential for the digital economy. We use artificial intelligence to identify anyone who has the aptitude and innate potential to become a great software developer, regardless of background.
Applicants take a two-hour online screening, which captures hundreds of data points through the Catalyte Talent Platform. This helps us determine if you have the skills and aptitude to become a great software developer.
Selected applicants enter into an apprenticeship program. The first part of this program consists of five months of in-classroom onboarding to become full-stack enterprise software developers. We also teach agile software development methodologies, so all teams can develop faster, more iterative and innovative software.
After successfully completing onboarding, graduates become full-time employees at Catalyte. We deploy them on teams with senior developers building software for our Fortune 1000 clients.
About Catalyte’s Entry-Level Software Developer Training
The entry-level computer programmer training is aggressively paced over five months. Associates learn:
• Operating Systems/Environments, such as Linux, Windows 7/XP, JBoss 6.0, Tomcat, Jetty, Android, ActiveMQ, Windows Microsoft ASP .NET and Ruby on Rails
• Database Management Systems, such as Oracle, MYSQL, Apache Derby and MSSQL Server
• Tools, such as Selenium, J-Unit, Hibernate, JPA, PMD, SoapUI, Cobertura, JIRA, Notepad++, Eclipse, NetBeans and Visual Studio 2008, 2010
Minimum Requirements for this Entry-Level Position:
All applicants must:
• Have a high school diploma or GED; have 10th grade or better reading and math ability
• Want to pursue a career in programming and technology
• Have basic proficiency using PC in a networked environment and the Internet
• Be at least 18 years old
• Be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the U.S. for 30 continuous months from the first day of training (Catalyte does not offer visa assistance or sponsorship of any kind)
• Have never committed a violent crime
• Be free of all illegal drug use for the past eighteen months
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