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Software Development and Dev Ops Graduate Programme

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Development
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Discover better with a career at Capita
Capita has been working across the public and private sectors for more than 30 years improving customer and public services and adding value to the UK and local economies. Our 61,000 employees combine our talent, creativity, software, technology, and innovation to deliver business critical services and solutions across all our markets.
We've trained 8,000 emergency services personnel, delivered award-winning customer service for high-profile brands and run the engine behind a hugely successful UK price comparison website. We've created a revolutionary live-streaming app to help the emergency services provide effective help faster and recruited over 10,000 individuals into the British Army - and that's barely scratching the surface.


We create better outcomes
This is our purpose and it defines our very existence. We provide an inclusive and diverse environment for our people to thrive, develop and realise their true potential. Whoever you are and whatever your background, we want you to be yourself.


We're growing future leaders
Our Novus programmes are designed to help you gain professional experience and develop your skillset. We'll challenge you to think differently, solve problems with creativity and to push yourself while expanding your horizons.


Initial Training
The programme begins with 13 weeks of practical based training delivered in real time from our virtual training academy. The training focuses on the newest and most relevant industry methodologies to prepare you for a career pathway within Software Development, Testing, Cloud or Applications Support

Employment
Upon successful completion of the training, you will have the opportunity to become employed by Capita on a two-year contract, working on internal assignments or on-site with one of our clients around the UK. Our purpose is your purpose and, together, we can drive real change. You'll have the opportunity to work on, and make meaningful contributions to, a range of exciting and diverse projects.

Continuous professional development
As well as the ongoing support of Capita professionals whilst you work, you will have access to learning resources and the opportunity to study towards certifications to support your career path from professional bodies such as BCS, ISTQB, Oracle, Microsoft, Google and Amazon.

What we are looking for

Our values are important to us and define who we are as an organisation. We have a culture that is open, collaborative and innovative and we're looking for enthusiastic talented people with the skills, knowledge and attitude to become part of our team and deliver great service to our clients.

  • A minimum of 2:2 in an undergraduate degree, ideally Computer Science or STEM related
  • Some object orientated programming skills preferably in Java
  • Exposure to web design technologies such as JavaScript and HTML
  • Analytical mind and a keen eye for detail
  • Good communication and liaison skills
  • Good all-round IT skills, with experience of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Following training, able to relocate UK wide for extensive periods to work on Capita and client assignments
  • Available to commit to the initial training before employment, and attend the online classes in real-time
  • Availble to commence training in April 2021

What's in it for you

As well as the ongoing support of Capita professionals during your training, on commencement of your first assignment you will also receive:

  • Industry aligned competitive salary reviewed every 6 months
  • Bonuses based on performance
  • Enrolment onto Capita's pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits such as share scheme, additional holiday purchase, discounted gym membership, cinema tickets and restaurant vouchers.

If you have a passion for technology and problem solving, then we would like to hear from you!

Apply now to start your Novus journey today and be part of a graduate programme that values and invests in your future.

Closing date for applications: 5th March 2021


Your time and effort in the application process is greatly appreciated. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we aren't able to get back to everyone. Therefore, if you haven't heard back from us within 1 month, you haven't been successful this time around.

Capita IT Professional Services welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita IT Professional Services is a trading name of Capita Business Services Limited. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

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