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This scheme is now closed for entry in 2019

Are you interested in developing and operating software systems that supports customers across the entire world? And being part of a team that’s responsible for turning software concepts into a reality?

Our Software programme focusses on designing, testing and operating our systems which are used to deliver vital services for our customers, who vary from large, multinational corporations to individuals using our products and services at home.

With such a wide range of projects on the go you can be sure you’ll get a well rounded knowledge and experience with us and you could be working on voice (fixed or mobile), TV, content delivery, mobility or security. So it’s the perfect opportunity to put your knowledge of the software lifecycle into practice.

You’ll have the chance to work on some big, highly visible projects and will have the chance to innovate. And we’ll work with you to make sure you’re working to your strengths and interests so you’ll be building the foundations for a great career.

We’re looking for people with a passion for software, and an understanding of the entire software lifecycle. You’ll have great analytical skills and logical reasoning along with a curious nature with an eagerness to innovate. If successful we’ll look to place you in an areas that play to your strengths, for example software coding or a technical role with a strong customer focus.

Because of the nature of some of the work we do, some of our software roles will require security clearance.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 in a relevant STEM subject. We’ll also accept a 2.2 with a relevant post graduate qualification.


The starting salary is £30,500.


The locations for this scheme are Cheltenham, Ipswich, Leeds, London, Manchester and Newcastle. Some locations are more popular than others so if you’re invited to assessment centre and your preference is no longer available, we'll talk you through the other options.



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