Job Description

Software Engineering Graduate Programme – Manchester
 
We are currently hiring into our Software Engineering Graduate Programme.   
We are therefore encouraging applications from those who have graduated already but also those who are in their final year of university and keen to secure a position within a structured training environment.
 
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Who we are what we do
We’re more than 411,000 people working in over 200 cities across 56 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 94 of the Fortune Global 100. As a growing firm we need talented graduates like you to join us.
 
Software Engineering Graduate Programme
On this programme you’ll get to work with some of the most advanced technologies on the market, develop industry-leading specialist skills and help transform our clients around the world.
A key team member, you’ll be creating the innovative technical solutions we’re renowned for and driving technology development programmes for deployment in a variety of environments. As well as understanding what our clients want to achieve, you’ll discover what’s possible within their existing framework and explore the best technologies to achieve the most effective results. Working with onshore and offshore teams, you’ll take part in a number of challenging projects for a range of clients, across a variety of industries.
 
What you’ll learn
Here, it’s not just about the languages you know. Depending on the nature of the project we’ll train you in technologies such as SAP, Oracle, Java/J2EE, C#, Salesforce, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and Angular.js. We’ll also up skill you in the best delivery practices such as DevOps, Agile as well as Accenture delivery methods. You’ll also get the chance to gain a range of industry certifications.
 
But more than that, we want you to understand the bigger picture and develop deep industry expertise. So you’ll get to learn all about IT strategy, the Accenture Technology Vision, data centre technology, security and enterprise architecture. Plus, because of the size and scope of our business, not only will you work with big name providers like Microsoft, Oracle and SAP, but also emerging market innovators. 
 
What’s in it for you
As well as the prospect of a great career centred around improving the way the world works and lives, you can look forward to a competitive starting salary and a generous holiday allowance. Other benefits include a pension scheme, personal laptop, an AMEX card, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan and much more besides. For a comprehensive list of all our benefits, visit our website.

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Qualifications

What we’re looking for
IT skills are essential. So you’ll need a degree in IT, computer science or a technology-related subject. However, if you have a real passion and flair for technology, as well as an understanding of how it can be used, we’ll also consider a maths, science or engineering degree. You’ll have a real interest in software engineering and end-to-end design and delivery, and you’ll also know a thing or two about programming. Overall, we’re looking for a willingness to try new things, a desire for self-improvement and a strong work ethic.
 
Where you’ll work
You’ll apply to our office in Manchester and may be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK (and sometimes abroad). You’ll need to be prepared to travel and be flexible.
 
How to apply
Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website.
Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. So please apply early to avoid disappointment.
 
Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance, which means you can only apply for this role if you have 5 years’ continuous UK address history at the point of application.
 
Closing date for applications is 14/04/2019.
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should suitable applicants be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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