Graduate Software Developer

Graduate Software Developer - £20k + Benefits

About BrightHR

BrightHR is a rapidly growing cloud based HR solution provider. With an established customer base, the company is now looking to move to the next level of growth. As part of the Peninsula group (listed in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for) Bright HR has the backing and support of a major organisation, yet this role offers all the benefits, agility and excitement of working for a start up!

We are currently recruiting for a number of Graduates to join our Software Delivery graduate programme. The programme will give you the opportunity to get experience in a variety of software teams, delivering valuable business features. You will work with specialist teams which deliver in an agile manner.

As part of the programme you will receive training and hands on experience in the following roles, Fullstack development, mobile app development, systems and business analysis, quality assurance, user experience and graphic design.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Take direction from your team lead delivering analysis, design, development, or testing.
  • Contribute ideas, challenges, and support to your team.
  • Be able to describe progress, challenges and successes to others in the team and wider business.
  • Shadow existing team members understanding how you will need to develop to do their role.
  • Support the design, planning, and implantation of software features.
  • Provide feedback to your mentor on your progress, and any support needed to be successful.
  • Collaborate with the team in production of software features.
  • Engage in team, department and company events contributing where appropriate.
  • Actively contribute to the delivery of a software feature to production.
  • Undertake the online training programme, taking responsibility for your own self-development.

What you Bring to the Team

  • A passion for technology.
  • Minimum 2.1 degree (including predicted) in Computer Science, Software Development or Computing & Systems Development,
  • A strong motivation to learn and develop whilst working in a domain that is complex.
  • A determined focussed attitude, with a highly collaborative approach.
  • An ability to communicate exceptionally clearly with various roles in the company.
  • An ability to work in a fast paced environment with the confidence to actively contribute.
  • A dynamic and flexible approach, as well as the ability to work under pressure.

The Peninsula Group have a superb portfolio of companies including BrightHR that have a wide range of characteristics, from traditional business applications required to support all the activities of the business, to innovative eCommerce solutions to create new business from nothing.  Nowhere else you are going to get the chance to see such a wide range of software roles, nor the opportunity to practice them with some of the best in the industry.   We have some leading edge, on premise, and cloud based solutions in a wide range of technologies with some industry beating delivery practice and some simply superb talent. 

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