Graduate Software Developer
graduate scheme
Expires6 days

Graduate Software Developer

Job description

We’re looking for Graduate Software Developers to join our people-centred culture. One which combines tech and data expertise, making us one of the UK’s leading companies.

We work in a fast paced, agile environment which means collaboration is key. We’ve adopted the tribe and squad structure, with each tribe focusing on a different customer group, product or service which in turn determines the technologies used in the squad. Our squads are typically made up of technical, product and delivery leads, UX designers, test and data analysts and a lot of developers (Java/JavaScript/Python).

Our Developers have excellent working knowledge of Java. They develop web applications and RESTful services and work with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular and ReactJS. They are excited by the latest trends in application design and pragmatic approaches to ensure consistency and simplicity for our customers. Our technical community has adopted software development methodologies such as XP, Scrum, Kanban, and TDD and are passionate about clean code. They care about the next generation of Developers and understand the importance of collaboration, knowledge share and play a vital role in the Graduate journey; through coaching and mentoring.

Our graduate programme equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop your career. Over the course of the two-year programme you will split your time between developing your coding skills in squad and building your commercial and industry knowledge in our in-house graduate academy. This blend of learning will ensure you are truly rounded in both your technical and commercial skills, so you can be sure your technical decisions will truly be customer centric. We’ll support this further with bootcamps, hacks, conferences, graduate network and one-to-one coaching and mentoring. As you progress through the programme you’ll be invited to support our community through STEM Ambassador initiatives, mentoring and community hacks.

We understand the importance of development and working alongside equally talented people. Our two-year graduate programme will give you the knowledge and tools required to become a successful Developer; including hands on experience, graduate network, attending hacks, conferences, meet-ups, boot camps, one to one coaching and mentoring. As you can see it’s not just limited to what you learn at your desk, there’s so much more!

Want to check out what our developers do? Read their tech blog

Everyone is unique in their own way and we are looking for people from all walks of life to become part of our inclusive culture. We’re committed to making Auto Trader a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone. Diversity for us means respect for and appreciation of differences in: gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, race and ethnic origin, religion and faith, marital status, social, educational background and way of thinking. Our dedication is to ensure you get the chance to be the best that you can be, showcase your full potential and make the right choice for you.

Our Graduate Programme starts in September 2018.

What we are looking for

We’re looking for Graduate Software Developers with a passion for code, who want to be part of an agile, fast paced, collaborative and customer first culture. You’ll be curious with a deep interest in technology. You naturally want to know about the latest tech, maybe attended a university or community hack or two and love working through a technical challenge with friends. We’d love to see Githubs, portfolios or examples of your projects.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 24/06/2018

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Closing date: 24/06/2018


Additional job details


£25,000 - £27,000

great flexible benefits package

ContractFixed term

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