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Graduate IT Analyst - London

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    5 June 2019

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About us
At Arup, we design and deliver ground-breaking engineering and architectural icons through our work in the built environment. Independent in ownership and spirit, we're a global firm of project managers, designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world.
Digital Technology is a team of professionals collaborating globally to support and enable over 20,000 colleagues and clients. Customer-focused with a service mentality, we design and develop software, protect and run the firm's digital infrastructure, support and maintain applications and data platforms, deliver projects, manage risk, provide consultancy and partner with strategic vendors to help enable the Arup Strategy and Digital Vision. We're committed to transforming our catalogue of technologies to provide secure, resilient services and innovative, digital tools which will enable our members to embrace new ways of working and deliver value for our firm and clients.

The Digital Development team within Digital Technology provides the software engineering and development services needed to digitise Arup's engineering processes and transform the way it works. We want to deliver new and better outcomes to our clients through the use of advanced software engineering and the development of innovative digital applications. The team designs, develops and maintains both client-facing applications, productivity enhancing applications and digital products and services used globally within Arup and/or sold commercially through the OASYS brand.
We are looking for Graduate IT professionals with an interest in software development to join our multi-disciplinary team of specialists and consultants in our UK offices. From your first day you will join a community of experts working on applications that make a difference to our business and our clients, whilst maintaining control of and driving your own career.

About the role
You will help us to deliver effective and professional development services to the firm, working in high performing teams to deliver client-facing tasks. You will be encouraged to develop your skills and progress in the levels of responsibility and challenging nature of projects you are involved with.
As part of this role you will gain exposure to all the software development related activities within Digital Technology and our intention is to provide rotation across the various development teams to help you choose which is best for you. If you have already majored in a specific discipline through university you will be given the opportunity to progress this straight away.

Typical experiences on the graduate programme include:

  •  Being part of an application development project (design, build, test, release)
  • Analysing data patterns and behaviours to gain insight from engineering data
  • Undertaking analysis to gather requirements and develop backlogs
  • Building cloud services to platform digital solutions for our clients
  • Working with others to develop software tools and utilities to help our designers and engineers be more efficient and effective
  • Coding CI/CD pipelines for our cloud-based applications
  • Designing wireframes and prototypes for new applications

What are we looking for? 
We are looking for graduates with curiosity, personal drive and technical knowhow. If you can combine these skills with a good understanding of (or willingness to learn about) Information Technology, we would like to hear from you.

You will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, such as Computing Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Engineering, Business, and Project Management or equivalent at 2.1 or above

You will have excellent written and verbal communication, supported by excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail. You will have some knowledge of IT disciplines and methods, and be keen to expand your knowledge further in a professional environment.
You will have the ability to prioritise and handle multiple work assignments to meet deadlines.

We would like you to have enthusiasm for a career in software development, underpinned through a knowledge and understanding of our sector and work. As part of this, you will be able to demonstrate a creative approach to problem solving and have an aptitude to work with initiative and proactivity

What we offer?
The opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced and diverse working environment. Arup searches for the highest caliber recruits and supports and encourages enhancement of skills and career advancement.
The position can be based in any Arup office in the UK (but if not in London, some travel within the UK will be required). As part of our package you will receive a competitive starting salary, welcome payment, and become a part of our firm-wide profit share scheme.

Additional Information
The deadline for applications is on 5th June. We anticipate the assessment centre for this role will be held in London later in June. 
Our Graduate Welcome and Skills Week will take place in September 2019. Although we can be flexible on start dates we would hope that the successful candidate will join their peers for this event.

We will be offering tier 2 sponsorship for this role

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