Graduate Software Developer

KVM Permanent Recruitment
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

** A Canterbury based software company, with clients including O2, Dixons, Channel 4, Ann Summers and Inhgams Ski has a vacancy for a Trainee Software Developer.

** Would suit a Graduate with a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths degree keen to develop a career within Software Development.

** Fast track Graduate training scheme offering a spring board into an IT career.

** Opportunity to learn from a team of experts working on cutting edge technology.

** Salary £25 - 30k

** Central Canterbury location.

The company

Award winning Canterbury based Software Company has a vacancy for a Software Developer.

We have a unique technology offering in the eCommerce space, which is why the blue chip list of clients is growing.

The role is an exciting one, for a deep thinking graduate to build on your existing Computer Science degree and to become expert in advanced OO thinking; and play a leading role in the core design choices of our unique software platform.

You'll be working on the 3 week Agile development cycle of our complex software engine, alongside a highly expert team including PhDs: you will learn fast from them helped by our use of pair-programming: and will be exposed to best-practise such as a Unit Testing focus, Agile release-management and advanced architecture thinking.

The Person:

You'll have a Computer Science degree - been highly proficient in all the OO programming you have done so far, and have a strong desire to learn state of the art software development approaches.

You will have strong analysis skills, like problem solving, and well designed, well architected solutions. Can compare and contrast the OO features of several languages, perhaps as Java, C++, C#, Ruby, Python.

You combine the above with having good team skills so that you can contribute fully to our processes including: pair-programming, daily scrum meetings, 3-weekly iteration retrospectives, and as a self-managing team we do estimating together.

Proficiency in Linux / LAMP is advantageous, but not vital.

Benefits include working in a dynamic, exciting team of highly proficient web experts at the heart of Canterbury, a two-University city with a strong music, theatre and nightlife and software-start-up culture, and a company culture where innovation and individual thinking is strongly encouraged.