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Graduate Software Engineer 2017

Who we are

We are an international infrastructure group providing construction and infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools, hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best Graduates to come and join our ever-changing diverse business.

About the programme

Our Software Engineering Graduates follow a training programme as part of our accredited scheme. You will contribute to software projects within Balfour Beatty Rail Technologies by undertaking analysis, design, and development activities in line with the business software development process, software quality plans, and all other internal quality processes.

You will develop robust maintainable software for projects allocated by the business and support the full project lifecycle as required from requirements capture through to final testing.

The Balfour Beatty Graduate scheme lasts for two years, you will follow a development programme that will equip you with the skills needed to become a business leader of the future.  Throughout the two years, you'll be supported by your line manager and mentor and have the opportunity to attend graduate-based events, where you will network with your peers, develop interpersonal skills and share best practice. You will join a graduate cohort and be assigned Business Improvement and Corporate Social Responsibility Projects that can affect the way we work as a business.

What you’ll need

  • 2:1 BEng (Hons) or MEng (Hons) in Software Engineering
  • Experience of Visual Studio development environment, C#
  • Basic understanding of LINQ, SQL,SQL Server, Lambda expressions

What we’re looking for

  • A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to relocate)
  • A team-focus with the ability to communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the able to work on your own initiative and influence key decisions

Salary & benefits

We offer a competitive salary, that is reviewed annually based on performance.  You will have the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits package and a company car if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will be covered.

Available roles

Our Software Engineering Graduate scheme is based in Balfour Beatty Rail.

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Graduate and what’s involved in the scheme visit our website and view the profiles of our current graduates across the Group.

Should you require any further support with your application please contact us.

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