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Software Developer Industrial Placement

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 34262 | Contract type: Fixed Term Contract | Business Unit: Others


Job Introduction 

We have an exciting opportunity for an undergraduate to join our dynamic Innovation Enablement team as a Software Developer and Programmer. 

The Innovation Enablement team form a main part of the Innovation Engine in Computacenter at a group level. The market has become more software-driven and therefore we are offering this opportunity to talented undergraduates with a passion for coding who can ‘bring our solutions to life’. This is a 13 month Industrial Placement opportunity based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire with a potential for Europe-wide travel, remote working may be required. 


Innovation Enablement Facts 

  • Create showcases to bring to life our global strategic investments 
  • Assist in ideation sessions with live prototyping 
  • Responsible for demonstration creation including our demonstration portal 
  • Provide innovation consultancy across the business and for our customers 


Main Responsibilities 

• A specific role adding value to the business 
• Structured development programme including technical and personal development 
• Opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualifications 
• ‘Hands on’ experience in a fast paced environment which will provide an opportunity to learn and work on innovative solutions for our customers 
• Exposure to a global corporate environment 


We’re seeking individuals who are studying at undergraduate level in a degree with content relating to Computer Science, Software Programming or a similar discipline. Additionally, we are looking for individuals who: 

• Can demonstrate a willingness to work with any development platform, including: Microsoft suite (eg Azure, Power products) , backend development (e.g. NodeJS), automation/scripting (eg Python),  web development. 
• Has the ability and drive to pick up new languages or techniques as needed. 
• Is confident to put their own ideas into any task and be a self-starter 
• Displays a strong work ethic in a dynamic customer facing environment. 
Mobile Application Development (mainly Flutter) 
Familiarity with 3D engines. Ideally with Unity or Blender. 
• Someone that can work autonomously and independently complete tasks when needed. 

The individual does not need to have proficient skills in all of the above, but have a strong Object Orientated background and be willing to try new things. 



Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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