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Graduate Software Developer

Job/scheme locations: 
The location for this role is in our London Office at Newman Street
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 

About Us
Arqiva is a leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. We’re the people behind the scenes who make connections happen. We help millions of voices to reach billions of eyes and ears through TV, radio and mobile. And we work with everyone from utility companies to independent radio groups and major broadcasters, such as the BBC, ITV and BskyB. Every day our infrastructure and associated services enable millions of people and machines to connect wherever they are through TV, radio, mobile and machine-to-machine data services. Our advanced networks support the huge growth of connected devices and the ever-increasing demand for data from smartphones to tablets through to connected TVs and smart meters. 

This exciting opportunity sits within the Media Cloud Platforms team based in Central London. This is an agile software development team, responsible for developing and maintaining Arqiva’s media cloud platforms. These are solutions for managing, processing and distributing video services using virtualised and cloud-based technologies. Recent projects included delivering the History channel’s programmes to Amazon Prime Video, building a system to deliver TV programme data to Freeview play’s 7 million active users and packaging live football matches for a major US broadcaster direct-to-consumer service. 

The Role
The role is as software developer which is a key part of the team developing and maintaining media processing and management software for execution in a public cloud environment. The successful candidate will use a variety of languages (e.g. Python, PHP, node.js) and technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Serverless functions). 


  • Monitoring the technical performance of internal systems. 

  • Conduct Development Proofs-of-Concept for the team to better our internal skills and knowledge. 

  • Work with Solutions Architects, Video Engineers and your teammates to devise solutions for delivery of video streams and assets. 

  • Write well tested, and well documented code that will contribute to become the backbone to delivery of Arqiva’s IP video solutions. 

The location for this role is in our London Office at Newman Street however you may be required to travel to other sites so a degree of flexibility is required.  

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 2:2 degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar subject.  

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills  

  • Experience or understanding of software and programming languages  

  • A genuine interest in technology  

  • Willingness to learn and develop within the role.  

Next Steps

All applications must be made online.

Our application process follows 3 stages;  

  • Online application form 

  • Telephone interview 
    Approximately 30 minutes with competency-based questions focused on Arqiva values and the role requirements 

  • Assessment centre 
    These will take place April – May 2020 at our Crawley Court campus just outside Winchester and comprising an interview, group exercise, presentation, a tour of our offices and a chance to meet our team 

This role will close on Sunday 26th April at 11:59pm. 

Please ensure you apply in enough time before the deadline as applications will be screened on an ongoing basis. 

Should you have any queries regarding this role, please contact us at or on 020 7654 7255.

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More about this vacancy

England, London
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5