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Apply for an industry placement at Software Solved

Apply for an industry placement at Software Solved

Since 2007 we have run an undergraduate programme and during that time we’ve welcomed over 40 undergraduates many of whom have left us with graduate offers of employment.

We are now really pleased to be able to broaden this programme out to other people in different phases of their career. This includes graduates, undergraduates, college students and any-one who is interested in paid work experience.

The roles that will be covered under this programme are Developer, and Business Analyst / Project Manager placements.

We’re passionate about encouraging talent into STEMM and this is just one of the ways we actively support it.

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“Software Solved has given me not only the opportunity to improve my technical skills, but also my confidence. The company has made me feel welcomed since day one. The projects have also been fun and challenging to work on, expanding on my existing skills and enhancing my knowledge by learning Xamarin and Aurelia.”

Chloe Thorne, Undergraduate Developer

So how do industry placements work at Software Solved? FAQs

When does the recruitment for placements take place?
Roles are advertised in the Autumn term, recruitment takes place in January with the placement starting in the Summer for a period of 12 months.

How does the recruitment process work for industry placements?
A Q&A session is held with the hiring manager, a short technical test (for dev roles) and an informal chat with a current industry placement.

What happens once you join?
Once you join – the first couple of weeks are focused on induction and getting to know the team. In the first couple of months, you will work on internal projects and learn process thereafter you’ll have the opportunity to work on live client projects.

What do the developer placements include?
For development roles – you will learn about testing, complete a R&D project, work in support, meeting some of our clients, understand product development and of course write lots of code! Our core technologies are .NET (Windows, Forms, ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET WebAPI), JavaScript/TypeScript (jQuery, Angular and Aurelia), Xamarin and SQL Server.

What do business analyst (BA), project manager (PM) placements include?
You will work in a range of client engagements, product development initiatives and internal business improvement projects. You’ll learn key project management and business analysis techniques, get involved in client meetings and discovery workshops, help to manage budgets, schedules, risks and issues; and capture and document client requirements. As you progress, you will have the opportunity to lead on small projects, either as a PM or BA, and work with you assigned project team to deliver real business outcomes.

Do you provide mentors during placements?
Yes, throughout your placement you will have a technical mentor as well as a line manager who will help you develop your skills and set technical goals.

 

Keep an eye out for our latest Industry Placement roles on this page

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