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Sirma Academy - January 2023

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Sirma Solutions
Location
Remote, Bulgaria
Type
Temporary

Programming training for anyone who wants a new career and profession 

The successful Season 1 of Sirma Academy has brought new additions to our already excellent squad. We are happy that our new colleagues joined immediately after completing their full training, and they have started their careers in Sirma. So, the time for the new edition is approaching. We are happy to announce that the launch of the Sirma Academy Season 2.

We are convinced that motivated, responsible, and positive people are key to the company's success.
If you are looking for a new opportunity where you can develop your potential in the world of programming, sign up for Season 2 of Sirma Academy and show off to the world your hidden talents/passion.

Sirma is one of the largest software groups in Bulgaria and we organize programming training for anyone who wants a new career and profession.

IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

• If you have a university degree and you are working in a different field, but you want a career change;
• If you have analytical thinking;
• If you like to solve problems and create something out of nothing;
• If you live in a small town or in the countryside and can work from home?
• If you have no previous experience with programming, but you have an interest and desire for development in the field of technology?

If yes, this course is for you!

In Bulgaria we have many examples of very successful programmers who started in other professions, but then discovered a passion for programming. Successful IT careers have been built by former architects, mechanical engineers, media specialists, marketing specialists. It all depends on you and the burning desire to rediscover the vast world of information technology.

Sirma Academy offers a four-month challenge!

WHAT DO I NEED?

You need to have a computer, headphones with a microphone, a camera and a stable internet connection. We require basic computer literacy.

You are expected to attend and be active in online lectures, but also to spend sufficient time for doing the exercises you will receive for homework. No pain, no gain;)

Programming is a profession that requires constant training, so your desire and dedication in the process of learning new technologies will be the basis of your successful career as an IT specialist.

IS A FUNCTIONAL LEVEL OF ENGLISH MANDATORY?

Yes, a working level of English is mandatory. The lectures will be in Bulgarian, but most of the online materials are in English. The daily communication within the company for all projects is also in English.

WHO ARE THE LECTURERS?

JavaScript
Alex Vasilev is a front-end developer at Sirma, widely experienced in teaching and mentoring our junior colleagues. He has been teaching JavaScript and React courses since 2020.

Java
Alex Ivanov is a Doctor of Informatics and Computer Science. He has been teaching various programming courses in high school and university since 2017.

WHO DO I SIGN UP?

Here is a brief outline of the application process:
• Apply with your CV using the button below
• After initial approval a human resource specialist will call you back
• A member of the technical team will assess you and assist you in choosing a programming language - JavaScript or Java
• Final approval and start in the academy

EDUCATIONAL PROCESS

Start of the training - January 2023
2 groups of 15 people: Java and JavaScript
3 lectures per week - after working hours
40 lectures in total
End of the training - April 2023

The lectures will be on Zoom, with cameras switched on.
You will have regular homework after almost every lecture.
The lecturer will be available for guidance and dealing with any questions you may have.
Final project development.
Certificate upon successful completion

KNOWLEDGE BASE

By the end of the training you will have the necessary knowledge to start working as a Junior Software Developer, with Java or JavaScript.
At our Academy, we focus more on practical tasks and less on theory. You will also learn how to use the necessary tools, how to check the code quality and to look for errors.
You will have the opportunity to learn from your mentor when you have questions, or when you are not sure how to approach the task. Successful interaction is extremely important for your success.

PAYMENT

The course is free for all approved candidates.
If you successfully pass your final project and receive a certificate, Sirma will offer you the opportunity to join the company.

Apply now!
We are waiting for your CV!
There’s a lot going on at Sirma!
We're looking forward to meeting our next colleague:)

Due to the number of applications, we will only contact the candidates selected for further consideration. We appreciate everyone’s interest and thank everyone for applying! Confidentiality is guaranteed.

Who we are?

  • Sustainable company
  • Innovative in ideas
  • Reliable in solutions
  • Modern in approach
  • Authentic in culture

What we offer?

  • Social benefits
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Latest technologies to work with
  • Unique Work Atmosphere
  • Travel around the clock
  • International Experience
  • Opportunity for flexible working hours
  • New ideas realization
  • Sport events and team buildings
Contact
Phone
+359 2 976 8310
Email
jobs@sirma.bg
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