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Software Development Internship (London Summer '22)

Pay: 28,000.00 - 28,000.00
Internship Type:
Length of Scheme: Unknown
Deadline date: Unknown
Location: Liverpool Liverpool Bahamas
Category: Internship
Available from: Immediately
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor , Daytime Work
Job reference: E05007093
IT 2022-03-28 2022-08-13

Job Description

Role DescriptionGet a feel for life as a professional digital engineer, building real-world software.Under the guidance of experienced developers, our interns form a team to create a commercial-grade application. This might be for a client, or it might be a pro bono project or it might be addressing a need within Softwire.Recent examples include a skills-tracker for Potential Plus UK, and a website for Pungo to monitor the mental wellbeing of elderly people.And with around half our interns taking permanent graduate roles with us after their studies, the programme could be the ideal way into your career in tech.Underpinning your success are our three key pillars: our people, our culture and the way we work. Read on to discover more about each.Learn more and applyOur summer internship programme (and beyond)Our summer internships typically last 8-12 weeks.Weeks 1-2: InductionTo get you up to speed ahead of the main development project, we spend two weeks on structured training, covering the essentials you’ll need to thrive as part of the team.Week 3 and onwards: Software development projectFollowing the training, you’ll begin work on software for a real customer – either an external organisation or another part of Softwire.You and your intern colleagues will be exposed to the full delivery lifecycle, guided by experienced software engineers. Projects typically include system design, development and testing, culminating in a demonstration of the completed product to the customer.Your stepping stone to a permanent role at Softwire?The intern programme enables us to get to know each other, and gives you a great insight into what a career with Softwire could be like. Around half our interns go on to take up permanent positions with us once they graduate. Find out more about our graduate developer role and where it could take you.The people we’re looking forA passion for solving real-world challenges: First and foremost, you’ll get a buzz from building things that make a difference to businesses, people and society. We also want to see passion for coding – any experience you have is a bonusAn articulate people-person: You’ll be interacting with a wide variety of individuals: some deeply techy, some from complex business domains, and others with low digital literacy. You’ll need to be comfortable understanding their needs and discussing potentially complex technical ideas with all of themA positive, can-do team player: You love pushing the team to greater heights by helping colleagues out wherever you can. You always look to improve yourself and others. Your default answer to a question is ‘yes’, and you make big problems seem smallThe benefits packageSalary £28,000 per annum (pro rata) for summer internshipsGreat offices; free on-site gym and subsidised restaurant in LondonTake part in our varied programme of social events and entertainmentBe part of a diverse, inclusive cultureVariety of Softwire career paths for successful internsApplication process and start datesWe know how much effort you put into your application, so we always aim to get back to you within two working days at each stage. And if you get to the interviews, you can choose your own timeslots, using our online booking system.Given the current situation, we’ll be running this year’s recruitment process entirely remotely.Summer internships begin in June 2022 and will last 8-12 weeks..We recommend applying for your internship in the first term of the academic year, autumn 2021.Ready to be part of the journey? Apply for your internship todayPlease confirm that you haven’t applied to Softwire within the last 12 months, either through an agent or directlyNoting there are a number of Softwire roles currently open including:Software Development Intern (Non-Summer), Coding Academy Graduate Developer, Graduate Software Developer, Apprentice Software Developer.Are you happy to complete online tests as the next stage of the application process?Roughly how many hours coding experience to you have? You should include all coding you have done, whether as part of employment, coursework, hobby projects or otherwise (but please do not include time spent with static HTML/CSS). This figure will influence the way we assess your application. Your interests are best served by being as accurate as possible, within reason, and by neither understating nor overstating your amount of experience. We are likely to mark down candidates who provide an obviously incorrect figure here.A job from TalentPool, powered by Cilla - the talent matching engine

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