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Software Engineer Industrial Placement

Internship in Derby, United Kingdom
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

IT

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Deadline

Mar 16, 2020 10:59 PM

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About the role

Closing Date applications are open until 16th March 2020; however, Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

About the programme:

A Balfour Beatty paid internship is the perfect introduction to one of the most interesting and challenging industries in the world. Joining us for twelve months, you'll have the time to get right under the skin of our business and your role. You'll turn potential into proven expertise. And you'll work with people who'll give you the right foundations for your post-graduation career.

As well as bags of priceless, hands-on experience, you'll receive a competitive salary and a number of useful benefits. You could also take a big step towards a place on our Graduate Scheme.

Our Software Engineering undergraduate roles will be office based, learning from experienced engineers. Our aim is to provide you with an insight into our business, whilst gaining valuable experience of software engineering to support your studies.

What you'll be doing

Technology at Balfour Beatty is much more than just a tool it's a driving force. We're harnessing some of the biggest ideas out there, using them to take our business and our industry to the next level. Your day to day responsibilities may include:

  • Documenting and demonstrating solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Preparing and installing solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming
  • Improving operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Updating job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations
  • Protecting operations by keeping information confidential
  • Providing information by collecting, analysing, and summarising development and service issues
  • Accomplishing engineering and organisation mission by completing related results as needed
  • Developing software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle

Who we're looking for

What we're looking for:

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

What you'll need:

  • Be studying for a BEng (Hons) or MEng (Hons) in Software Engineering, expecting to achieve a 2:1
  • Experience of Visual Studio development environment
  • Basic understanding of LINQ, SQL, SQL Server, Lambda expressions
  • Ideally, have a full UK driving licence
  • Be eligible to work and live in the UK

Why work for us

We offer a competitive salary dependent on your year of study and any other previous experience. You may also be invited to return for further work placements and ultimately a place on the Balfour Beatty Graduate Scheme, subject to further assessments.

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Graduate and whats involved in the scheme, visit our website here to learn more.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.

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We finance, design and build the structures that underpin our daily lives. Together we will shape the future of engineering.
With over 100 years’ experience, we create and care for the infrastructure that enables societies and economies to grow. We work throughout the UK and USA, with businesses in Canada and South East Asia. Our expert teams are trusted to deliver a wide range of services across a variety of sectors.

Construction
London
10,000 employees