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Newcastle Technology Degree Apprenticeship (Software Engineer) 2018

Job Location: Newcastle

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00500775

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- Job description

We are currently seeking apprentices who are looking for an exciting and challenging career with Accenture - an employer that enables you to make a real difference.  Start dates for successful candidates will likely be August 2018 but could be sooner.
 
Please note that you must submit a cover letter stating why you are interested in applying for this position at Accenture.
 
Be > You Imagined
 
Bring your talent and passion to a global organisation at the forefront of technology. We deliver innovative technology solutions that transform businesses.  Whether it’s building a digital platform for the world’s largest music company, delivering a world-class application for an international sporting event, or working alongside a well-known high-street and online fashion retailer, we’re innovators in everything we do.  Collaborate with diverse, talented colleagues and leaders who support your success. Sharpen your skills with industry-leading training and development, as you build an extraordinary career in technology.  Discover how great you can be. Visit accenture.com/ukgraduates
 
Who we are what we do
 
We’re more than 375,000 people working in over 200 cities across 120 countries around the globe. A world-leading organisation, we provide consultancy and technology expertise to some of the biggest names in just about every industry you can imagine. Clients come to us to make more of their business opportunities, adapt successfully to change, put ideas into action and gain – or sustain – a competitive edge. With our knowledge of the markets, understanding of the power of technology and ability to shape and implement transformational solutions, we do just that. We work with 4,000 companies and 91 of the Fortune Global 100. As a growing firm, we need talented apprentices like you to join us.
 
Technology Degree Apprenticeship
 
We recognise that university isn’t for everyone and we are offering an exciting alternative. Our Technology apprenticeship provides you with the opportunity to build innovative solutions for our clients by utilising the most cutting-edge technologies. 
 
What you’ll learn
 
The best part is that you don’t need to have any technical experience or programming skills.  You will start your Accenture career with a boot camp where you will learn about working at Accenture and start your technical training with an introduction to Java programming.
 
All of our apprentices complete a degree in Software Engineering, which will take either 3 or 4 years to complete, depending on your starting point.  We’ll support you every step of the way with specialist training. You’ll develop expert digital, web and cloud computing skills, as well as expertise in project management, application and infrastructure development, and business analysis.
 
If you work hard and do well, you will complete our apprenticeship programme with great business skills, a wealth of technological knowledge, a degree in Software Engineering and an opportunity for a permanent job offer on the graduate programme.
 
What are we looking for?
  • A genuine interest in technology (web design, app development, new technologies) and applying this in the real world
  • A can-do attitude
  • A logical mindset and problem-solving ability
  • A commitment to work hard and to spend some of your personal time to complete your studies
  • The instinct to question things
  • Great communication skills
  • An ability to collaborate with others and work effectively as part of a team
What is the application process?
 
Step 1 - Application
Apply online by sending your CV, answering a few questions, and submitting a cover letter.
 
Step 2 - Digital Video Interview
Impress us with your application, and we'll invite you to take part in a digital video interview.  During this we'll take you through a series of questions that are designed to see if you've got the skills and attitude that you'll need for the role.  You may not have this kind of work experience, so try to think of examples from different areas of your life that demonstrate the skills we're looking for. Perhaps you've had a leadership position on a sports team or society, or have been involved with technology at school.
 
Step 3 - Assessment Centre
Do well in your interview and you'll be invited to an assessment centre where you'll meet various people and take part in a range of activities (such as a group exercise and one-to-one interviews) to see your skills in action.  If it looks like you’re a good match after the assessment centre, we'll invite you to join the scheme. 
 
 
Any offer of employment to successful candidates will be subject to them passing our Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. 
 
About Accenture
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing Date for Applications 31/03/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
 

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