Graduate / Junior Software Developer Ref. 590

Engineering
Permanent
Full Time
£29,354 to £31,556 with an additional £1,800 annual skills allowance

Full-time, part-time and flexible working patterns available

HMGCC aspires to be the best place you’ll ever work - we’ll invest heavily in your career development through technical training programmes, professional accreditation, mentoring and on-the-job training.

You and your team will work on software solutions that solve real, and often unique, technical problems. As a Junior Software Developer, you’ll be supported in your delivery of work packages both independently and collaboratively.

Our work is hugely varied, and our project time scales range from a couple of weeks to a few years. You’ll be working across a variety of technology stacks, so we need adaptable and passionate people to use the training we provide to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward. At HMGCC you’ll see how your work can really make a difference.

Technical Skills

We need you to already:

  • Have an interest in technology
  • Be able to design, develop and test software in one or more of C, C++, C# or Java
  • Be able to develop for one or more of Windows, Linux, macOS or Android


The following are desirable and would strengthen your application:

  • Relevant work experience, equivalent to/ or, a 2-1 or greater relevant Degree
  • Scripting skills using Python, PowerShell or Bash
  • Understand and debug both existing and new software
  • Knowledge of Networking and Communications (e.g. TCP/IP, HTTP, Protocol Buffers, application of encryption and compression)
  • Experience of Unit Testing and Static Analysis
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Delivery pipeline supporting technologies


Putting your skills to use

What makes HMGCC different is that you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in the whole process. You’ll use your skills and experience to create a wide range of components whilst working with a variety of customers and design engineers. We’ll give you the opportunity to be creative, working in your own way, as long as you deliver. We ask that in return you have a willingness to learn.

  1. Design, develop and document software to the highest standards
  2. Verify designs by creating and implementing functional tests and performing code reviews
  3. Provide product support and investigate reported defects
  4. Contribute to project planning and meetings


The Process

You’ll need to submit a short application form and complete an online programming test. This will assess your problem solving, debugging and diagnostics skills. If successful, you will be invited to interview.
Interviews are held in two rounds. Your first will be a technical interview; if you are successful at this stage, you will be invited back for an HR and Occupational Psychologist interview.

* If you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package.

Please note shortlisting will not be carried out until after the closing date for this role.