Balfour Beatty Group
graduate scheme

Graduate Software Engineer 2020

Job description

Our Software Engineering Graduates follow a training programme as part of our accredited scheme. You will contribute to software projects within Balfour Beatty Rail Technologies by undertaking analysis, design, and development activities in line with the business software development process, software quality plans, and all other internal quality processes.

You will develop robust maintainable software for projects allocated by the business and support the full project lifecycle as required from requirements capture through to final testing.

The Balfour Beatty Graduate scheme lasts for two years; you will follow a development programme that will equip you with the skills needed to become a business leader of the future. Throughout the two years, youll be supported by your line manager and have the opportunity to attend graduate-based events, where you will work with your peers, develop interpersonal skills and share best practice. You will join a graduate cohort and be assigned Business Improvement and Corporate Social Responsibility Projects that can affect the way we work as a business.

Salary and benefits
We offer a competitive salary that is reviewed annually based on performance. You will have the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits package and you may be entitled to a company car, if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will also be covered.

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Graduate and whats involved in the scheme, visit our website to learn more.

What we are looking for

  • A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to relocate)
  • A team-focus with the ability to communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the able to work on your own initiative and influence key decisions
  • Experience of Visual Studio development environment, C# or C++. Experience with scripting languages such as Python is a bonus
  • Basic understanding of LINQ, SQL, SQL Server, Lambda expressions
  • Experience within an engineering environment
  • Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK

Qualifications

A minimum of a 2:2 BEng (Hons) or MEng (Hons) in software engineering or computer science

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Location
Derby
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before the closing date.

Should you require any additional support with your application, please email here

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 16 March 2020

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Closing date:  16 March 2020

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