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Graduate Information Systems (IS) Programme

Duration: 2 years

Location: Staines

Starting salary: £27,000 plus £3k starting bonus

Minimum requirements: 2:1 degree or Master’s (with 2:2 degree minimum)

The IS Team deliver the full suite of systems and technologies for our business.

From cutting-edge development and coding, to looking at the latest mobile smart devices for our workers and engineers.

At the forefront of innovation for our business, they’re the ones using Big Data analysis to spot opportunities for improvement, and using cutting-edge technology such as Hadoop to make our products and services even better for colleagues and customers alike.

Our experts here developed Hive, the Smart Meters that allow our customers to see energy use in real time and control their central heating from a smartphone. As well as revolutionising the technology we use in our call centres to deliver a faster, more effective service to every single British Gas residential customer. When you join our two-year IS Graduate Programme, you’ll have the chance to work on projects like these, and many more that will shape the future of our company. With rotations around the team, you’ll be able to try out a variety of roles within a core specialism. These could cover Service Management, Solution Development and Implementation, as well as Software Development, Infrastructure, Networking and Telephony, and Big Data.

Wherever you work, you’ll find a team of experts dedicated to using technology to its full potential. Enjoying real responsibility from day one, you’ll be right at the heart of it – using some of the latest tools available as well as collaborating with some of the best and brightest in the industry to work out a solution to a problem and using your own drive and initiative to get things done.

Make no mistake, this is a programme that will continually stretch your skills, but in our culture of knowledge-sharing, support and innovation, you’ll receive all you need to succeed. What’s more, when you complete the programme we’ll help you find a role that meets your career aspirations and business needs, all while supporting you with a further two-year development plan.

We’re looking for driven graduates who can demonstrate their passion for IT. Whether it’s your core subject or not, as long as you can show your enthusiasm and aptitude for all things IT, and can combine analytical thinking, organisation and communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team, then we want to hear from you.

Deadline for applications: 4 January 2017 (subject to change, please apply early to avoid disappointment).

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