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Graduate Software Developer - August 2022 start date

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Graduate Software Developer - August 2022 start date

Posted about 1 year ago

Our 6-month Academy Programme will steer you on a learning path from Day 1. Using a mixture of learning paths including virtual training sessions, face to face workshops and heavy doses of practical training and involvement in challenging and exciting projects, you will gain the technical skills to contribute to the success of creating cutting-edge software. You’ll receive continuous support and guidance during the Academy Programme and beyond, learning from industry experts who will share their experiences and expose you to every aspect of the software development lifecycle. You’ll be given development opportunities, including networking events where you will meet senior developers, managers and Directors.

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.
We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 40,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.
We’re looking for Graduate Software Developers to join us this August! This role will be based in Loughborough or Canterbury.

We want someone who has:

  • A passion for software and technology
  • The ability to quickly learn and easily pick up new technical concepts
  • A high standard of written and spoken English
  • An open and collaborative working style
  • A creative and innovative problem solver
  • Can manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Commercially pragmatic and driven to continuous learning/improvement

What you get in return:

You’ll join our Graduate Academy where you’ll learn how we develop our software solutions. We have a wide variety of products and technologies that are centred on and around the delivery of web based Microsoft technologies.

You’ll get to participate in group projects and hackathons - have a look at our video above to see what we got up to at our most recent hackathon, of course there’s pizza!

We’re a growing software company, we deliver on what we say we will do and take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your own success plan and provide opportunities to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:
  • A Competitive Salary
  • Giving Back/Charity days
  • We are a social company and we have quarterly socials - our next one is our financial year kick-off where we are hosting a festival featuring Bastille!
  • The Access Group Big Break, this year we are going on a 4 day, all-inclusive break to Marbella!
  • 6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Take responsibility for providing estimates and delivering on these. Feedback on progress, risk and opportunities.
  • Design and develop software solutions to agreed and elaborated requirements using a range of languages and technologies including C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, Angular, React, StencilJS, TypeScript and SQL Server. Or suggest and drive your own technology initiatives.
  • Implementing automated unit and UI tests where appropriate.
  • Code reviewing other developers work, providing constructive feedback, and advising on best practice & coding standards.
  • Use a variety of delivery and CI technologies including azure, teamcity and octopus.
  • Liaise with (and sometimes assist) other departments and functions including QA, sales and support in a professional manner with a focus on delivering the best customer experience.

Sound good?! It’s just 3 steps to join us:

Apply online and we'll send you a link to complete a 15 minute online assessment
We will follow up if you’re successful and see if you have any questions or want to find out more about us
You will attend an Assessment Centre at our Loughborough office.

That’s it! If you are successful at the Assessment Centre, you will receive an offer to start in August within a few days of attending.

If you have any disabilities or impairments which may prevent you from completing any of the application stages as described above please contact our Recruitment Team directly at