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Graduate Software Engineer

  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: 30,000 - 38,000
  • Reference: J425
12/09/2019 Graduate Talent Southampton SO14 0AW

Graduate Software Engineer J425

  • Sector: graduate opportunities, it technology
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: 30,000 - 38,000
  • Reference: J425
Graduate Software Engineer
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Salary: 30 to 38K per annum


Electronic Systems Technology

The Role:

  • To lead and support the design, development, testing, and maintenance of the products and associated research activities undertaken by the Engineering team with high quality software solutions.
  • To interpret requirement specifications and to propose cost effective system solutions exploiting existing technology and identifying/minimizing where new designs are required.
  • To perform innovative design for new products and to see those designs through to efficient production, test and integration according to business strategic and operational deadlines.
  • To operate as product authority for a subset of the product portfolio providing:
  • Support to engineering, marketing, programmes, supply chain and production functions as required
  • Ownership of the product documentation and performance integrity
  • Initiative and advice with regards to sustaining, upgrading and developing products
  • Support to training activities in the compilation and presentation of training material (including demonstration)
  • To provide technical support to the efforts of the Chief Technologist and Business Development
  • Team in the acquisition of new business.
  • To provide support to Programme Management Team in technical decisions, estimating, programme status and estimating at project reviews.
  • To work towards the collective growth and improvement of the Engineering Department and its working practices.


  • Graduated in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related degree (2:1 or higher)
  • At least 2 years experience in similar role
  • Academic or commercial experience in development of application software and/or embedded software
  • A bias towards simplicity and maintainability in writing code
  • Knowledge of the importance of quality, testing and review in written code
  • Literate in MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of computer science fundamentals such as object-orientated design, algorithm design, design patterns, data structures, problem solving and complexity analysis.
  • Passion for programming, technology and enthusiasm for analytical and problem-solving challenges
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Team Player

What you get:

  • Salary: 30 to 38K per annum
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Free Hot Drinks
  • Pension Scheme

Graduate Talent Solutions is the UK’s leading graduate recruitment specialists with nationwide opportunities for graduates across all industry sectors, including; HR, Engineering, Business, Marketing, Finance, Construction and ICT. We place graduates in permanent positions with our clients, as well as 5-6 month paid work placements directly linked to your future career choice – more than two thirds of our placements directly end with permanent graduate positions.

Graduate Talent Solutions is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it’s all about enabling people to be their best.

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