Information Systems & Technology (Software Engineering) Placement
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Information Systems & Technology (Software Engineering) Placement

Nissan Manufacturing

Job description

We build technology solutions, partnering closely with the business to deliver leading edge software products to support critical business operations. In a Software Engineering Placement role you will be part of a team that is responsible for the development and enhancement of systems used across our Manufacturing Plants, Regional Sales Units and Dealerships. Our placements offer a safe, modern working environment, starting with an intensive training programme, to allow a smooth transition from software development at University to enterprise level development. You will support analysis of business needs and contribute to determining appropriate technology options, whilst maintaining the highest level of quality.

What you will learn:

  • Software development – using a range of technologies from the Nissan Alliance Standard Frame work
  • Modern systems delivery at enterprise level including development tools, infrastructure, techniques, frameworks and approaches
  • Appreciation of systems design and architecture
  • Appreciation of IT service, strategy and design

Company information

Nissan Motor Manufacturing Ltd (NMUK) is one of the biggest car production plants in the UK. Our incredible location in the North East of England gives us access not only to some of the best workforces in the UK but also direct, international transport links through the Port of Tyne. This enviable combination means we can ship 9,000 cars a week from of our world-leading manufacturing facility.

Nissan Sunderland plant is responsible for production of the Qashqui, Juke, Leaf and Infiniti Q30 models. We produce around 500,000 vehicles a year and export to over 130 international markets. All of this is made possible for our permanent workforce of over 6,700 people, with support from additional contractors and suppliers.

Person requirements

  • The ability to demonstrate experience of a programming language such as Java or C#
  • Demonstrable passion for technology and innovation
  • An understanding of modern systems delivery including development tools, infrastructure, techniques, frameworks and approaches
  • Pragmatic problem solving approach with the ability to make decisions and take measured risks
  • Strong communication skills enabling the ability to work in a cross functional diverse multicultural team environment
  • Flexibility to travel – this may be required depending upon demands

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Must be studying a degree in a IT, computing or technology related discipline
  • Are able to partake in a 12 month placement as part of your course

Accepted degree subjects

information science and librarianship · business and management studies · computer sciences and IT



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Contract and working hours

Fixed term

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 55+

Closing date: 31/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/12/2017

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