BT Group
graduate scheme

Specialist Software Engineer Graduate - Digital

Job description

You’re not just looking for a career, you’re looking to make a difference.

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding. And we use the power of technology to help solve big challenges, like climate change and cyber security.

From day one, you’ll have a voice at BT Group. You’ll get stuck in to tough challenges, pitch in with ideas, make things happen. You won’t be alone: we’ll be there with help and support, learning and development. You’ll make great friends, discover new talents, and feel part of something exhilarating.

This is your chance to make a real difference to the world. Grab it.

About this role

Our in-house technology and the teams behind it are our inner powerhouse. By bringing together our technical and commercial expertise, and our insight and passion for customer experience, we help stand out from the competition. Our software engineers come up with new ideas and develop new technologies and we want you to be a part of improving people’s lives for the better in welcome, relevant and affordable ways.

Working with our DevOps Team, you’ll work alongside our architecture teams, building our networks and systems. You’ll design, develop, deploy, test software and new technologies. It’s a pivotal role in the team as you’ll be building the pipeline that will deliver core services such as 4G and 5G, Voice, Data, Messaging, Roaming that serves over 30 million customers.

You’ll be writing high performance, well-tested code, on a simple, light weight microservices architecture. You will also review, optimise and challenge processes and outputs to continuously improve the output of the team’s work – you will be researching and testing solutions to any problems, as well as escalating issues as needed.

Planning, scoping and monitoring activities, including assessing risk and business impact from start to finish will be key. Developing “full stack” software – from frontend portals, middleware to backend software – and testing complex / non-complex routine digital software and platforms in line with design requirement will form part of your scope of work.

As part of this role, you will rotate within the relevant business unit. This graduate programme is available in the Digital part of our business.

This is a two-year Graduate Programme.

What we are looking for

A 2:2 degree (or higher) in a STEM subject is required for this role. Some programming skills in one of the following is required: Python, Java, Typescript. Experience with DevOps tools (such as Git, Nexus, Ansible, Terraform…) is necessary, as well as basic knowledge of MySQL (or data stores in general) and of Public Cloud Services (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Accepted degree subjects

  • environmental science and ecology
  • physics
  • health sciences
  • biology and life sciences
  • archaeology
  • engineering management
  • computer sciences and information technology
  • civil engineering and construction
  • medicine
  • transport engineering
  • agricultural sciences
  • food sciences
  • geology and geography
  • mechanical engineering
  • pharmacy and pharmacology
  • mathematics
  • information science and librarianship
  • aerospace engineering
  • animal care and veterinary science
  • chemistry
  • chemical engineering
  • materials science

Additional job details

 · 1 The Oasis, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

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Closing date:  27 August 2023

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