Graduate Trainee (P4.GTP/11/20)

  • SSNIT St, Takoradi, Ghana
  • Full-time
  • Unique Values: GTP Set

Company Description

AmaliTech is a social business empowering the next generation of technology leaders in sub-Saharan Africa that reinvests its surplus in further training, network growth and local community support on the ground.

As a global talent accelerator, AmaliTech provides free IT training courses to skilled youth in regions of great need. We offer an employment pathway into the digital sector, accompanying young talents from recruitment to employment.

Our training academies give local youth the necessary digital skills for employment. Subsequently, successful Graduate Trainees are empowered to apply their acquired skills in the local and international job market. AmaliTech Training Academy Limited Ghana has been in full operations since May 2019.

A diverse workforce is an important driving force of an efficient tech ecosystem. Therefore, AmaliTech promotes gender equality and the inclusion of persons living with disabilities. We are determined to be one of the market leaders in the global drive for employment equality. We celebrate diversity, thrive on creating an inclusive environment for all employees and aiming for balance in our workforce.

Job Description

OUR IT/DIGITAL SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR GRADUATES

AmaliTech recruits graduates into the AmaliTech Training Academy quarterly to undergo its free training programme in IT/Digital skills offering diverse employment pathway opportunities. Once again we have begun accepting applications from qualified graduates to be recruited into our training academy as part of our 4th Cohort. This ongoing recruitment is targeted at trainees who will join our training academy in April, 2021.

The AmaliTech Graduate Trainee Programme is open to graduates with IT Background who are willing to be enrolled in our Training Academy to undergo intensive training for a period of (Six) 6 months.

Our Training Academy is located in Takoradi which means candidates should be willing to live in or relocate to Takoradi (in situations where candidates live elsewhere). After successful completion of the training programme, AmaliTech provides the Graduate Trainees with various employment pathways in the tech ecosystem.

The first two months of our training is foundational and all trainees must successfully complete it in order to continue the training. The foundational modules comprise of intensive exercises in computer programming languages used for software development and/or data analytics. Trainees would also be exposed to concepts like Data Structures, Algorithms and Object Oriented Programming. In addition, they would need to undertake courses related to Databases and Software Engineering methods.

Upon completion of the foundation modules, Graduate Trainees will be placed in one of the four tracks outlined below as career pathways:

●        Software Development & Engineering

●        Media & Design

●        Development & Operations, and

●        Machine Learning & Data Analytics

The determination of the appropriate career pathway for each trainee will be based on their performance and suitability as determined through their performance in the foundational two months.

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of an HND in Computer Science, Computer/Software Engineering,  or  IT

           or

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Physics, or Engineering

 

  • Must have taken courses in Data Structures, Algorithms, Object Oriented Programming during their undergraduate studies

 

  • Candidates must have taken at least one course related to probability, statistics, algebra and calculus during their undergraduate degree

 

  • Strong interest and temperament for Computer Programming and Mathematics is a must

 

  • Familiarity with Statistical Analysis Software like STATA ,SPSS, etc. is a plus

 

  • Good working knowledge in modern programming languages (preferably Java, Python, R, C or C++) is preferable.

 

  • Previous software development or data analytics experience is an advantage

 

Additional Information

Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs) who need further assistance and support for the application process should please reach out to our HR Team by sending a message to [email protected] or call our team on +233 50 169 7288. Should you contact our HR team, kindly provide us with information about your disability and how you would need assistance to complete our application process regarding your specific situation.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should click "I'm Interested" below and follow the instructions to apply. 

Deadline for receiving applications is at 17:00GMT, on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

What To Expect

Working with AmaliTech provides an excellent opportunity for career growth and development in a healthy and diverse work environment. Our talented and welcoming team will ensure you feel part of our family to get you engaged on the job. 

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