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Graduate Software Engineer - August 2023 Start Date

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Graduate Software Engineer - August 2023 Start Date

Posted about 2 months ago

Graduate Software Engineer

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company.

Are you ready for the challenge?

The Graduate Academy

Our structured 6-month Graduate Academy will steer you on a learning path from Day 1. Using a culmination of learning paths including face to face workshops, online courses, and practical training with involvement in challenging and exciting group projects, you will gain the necessary skills to develop into an all-rounded Junior Engineer.

In the first two months of the Academy, you will partake in hands-on technical workshops covering our ways of working and our different technology stacks such as REACT, UX/UI, API design, .Net, SQL, Security, and Quality. In months 3-4, you will be work on an internal project, putting what you have learnt into practise.  The final 2 months will be an exciting challenge of working on a live customer facing project, within a product engineering team to understand the fast-paced nature of working on a live project.

You’ll receive continuous support and guidance during the Graduate Academy and beyond, learning from industry experts who will share their experiences and expertise 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.

We’re looking for Graduate Software Engineers to join us this August!

What are we all about?

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.

As a well-rounded Graduate Software Engineer, 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

  • Can commit to delivering and maintaining high standards

After completion of the Graduate Academy – as a Junior Engineer 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.

  • Implementing automated unit and UI tests where appropriate

  • Code reviewing other developers work, providing constructive feedback, receive feedback on own code and making the required changes to ensure adherence to best practice & coding standards.

  • Use a variety of delivery and CI technologies.

  • 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.

What does Access offer you?

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 –of course there’s lots of pizza!

We’re a growing software company, we deliver on what we say we’ll do and take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan, 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

  • The Access Group Big Break: A 4 day, all-expenses paid, all-inclusive break to Spain!

  • 6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)

Sounds good?! It’s just 3 steps to join us,

  1. Apply online and we will send you a link to complete a 10 minute online assessment

  2. We will follow up if you’re successful and see if you have any questions or want to find out more about us

  3. 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.


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


Become part of our amazing Access family!