graduate job

Graduate Software Developer

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Become part of the team

Build and deliver software that solves interesting and complex problems. Think about building a new internet of things piggybank or transforming a FTSE 100 company’s IT infrastructure to be in the cloud. Think about how to deliver a portal that gives 14 million people every month accessible healthcare advice. Work with the latest cutting-edge technology (such as serverless cloud computing, big data and IoT) and be at the heart of making the right technical decisions, not just the easy ones. We don’t limit ourselves when it comes to delivering ambitious technology and in your career in PA, neither will you.

Digital at PA Consulting Group

Our Digital service pulls together the latest technologies and a wealth of industry expertise. We design and deliver next-generation solutions for clients, including some of the biggest brands in the world. It’s a growing, vitally important part of PA. It’s also much, much more – in recent years, our teams have driven some of the most exciting work in consulting.

Joining us as a Junior Software Engineer, you will work on an assortment of exciting projects providing innovative software solutions to our clients' most critical business issues. We'll look to you to provide high-level technical designs and to develop software in collaboration with business analysts and software architects. You will also work closely with test and DevOps specialists as well as service managers on automated software releases to production.

As your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the development lifecycle, from strategy to implementation, and to take on assignments in different sectors. You will develop skills in a wide range of technologies, and also benefit from the excellent training opportunities that PA offers. This will provide you with broad base of experience from which to build an outstanding career.


  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel allowance
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy five additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

Start date will be in September 2021.

What we are looking for

  • Skills in Java, C#, JavaScript or transferable skills in similar languages.
  • Good grasp of relational or non-relational databases
  • Innovative and analytical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel on business


Ideally a degree or equivalent in computer science or a related subject

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • mathematics
  • computer sciences

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 28 February 2021

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Closing date:  28 February 2021

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