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Software Engineering Graduate Development Programme

Rolls-Royce is renowned for its commitment to delivering engineering excellence. And in Controls Systems, we provide safety-critical controls to customers around the world. We have decades of experience in supplying solutions for the civil and defence aerospace markets, with high integrity control systems that capture and manage equipment data and deliver it to the right people at the right time. Our Software Engineers contribute to our pioneering products and services every day, and as a graduate, you’ll have the opportunity to play your part in this vital team.

The programme

If you’re passionate about innovation, our Software Engineering Graduate Development Programme is the perfect place to achieve your ambitions. It not only gives you hands-on exposure to our world-class business, but also equips you for a challenging and rewarding future full of potential – a great start to an international career with a world-leading industrial technology company. 

What you’ll do

Our talented Software Engineers work across the full software development lifecycle, applying the most rigorous standards to ensure the absolute integrity of our engine control products. You’ll hit the ground running by helping them to create the 'brain' of the engine. As part of that, you’ll learn how to develop multi-processor, safety-critical, real-time embedded systems using sophisticated tools, techniques and programming languages. Throughout your time with us, you’ll learn from and be supported by the best in the business as you gain practical experience and develop valuable skills. You’ll also experience real-life assignments that will test you like never before.

What you’ll need

We’ll want to see great communication skills developed through well-rounded life experience – academically, socially and in any previous work situations. You’ll have a passion for problem solving and an innovative and resourceful approach. You should have achieved, or be expecting, a 2:1 (minimum) BEng, BSc, or equivalent.

What you’ll get

  • Competitive salary
  • Work towards professional membership of bodies such as the IET, BCS, IMechE, RAeS.
  • Bonus schemes
  • A competitive pension 

Who we are

Whether we’re building the world’s most efficient large aero-engine or supporting NASA missions on the edge of space, Rolls-Royce is all about innovation. We invest £1 billion every year into research and development, and file more patents annually than any other company in the UK. Working at Rolls-Royce means being part of a global team of 50,000 bold, curious pioneers, creating cleaner, faster, more competitive power. It means looking to the future, and shaping the world we live in.

We recruit, select and develop our people on merit, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race/colour/nationality/ethnic or national origins, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable legislation.

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