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Software Developer Graduate Scheme – Sept 2022 Start – IBM UK Labs


Introduction Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains t

Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today – planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Our Software Developer Graduate Scheme covers multiple vacancies.We’re looking for people with a passion for technology and a desire to develop their skill set.

As part of the team, you will have the opportunity to become involved in the complete software product lifecycle, including research and design, coding, and testing, through to ongoing support.

Working with a diverse set of customers, you will be an integral part of the projects you’re involved in. Typically, our opportunities within the labs focus on the following software engineering roles:

  • Front-End Developers
  • Back-End Developers
  • QA/Test Developers
  • DevOps Developers
  • Support Engineers

We value learning and development; and are delighted to have won the Target Jobs Graduate Employer of the year, three years in a row. Showing our commitment to our graduates and your personal development.

During your time on the scheme, you will be supported by an Early Professional Manager (EPM) to help you manage your career, your EPM works alongside your Line Manager, mentors, and your fellow team members to help you get the most from this opportunity.

As well as the above, you will also have access to a vast number of educational resources and can complete qualifications which help support your chosen career path. You will be encouraged to join various projects outside of your day job such as hackathons, open source, and giving back to the community, to help contribute to your growth and development.

No matter what your degree background is, we are looking for someone with a demonstrated passion for technology, and the aptitude and desire to develop their skills and career, surrounded by master inventors & innovators.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • You will have obtained, or be on track for a minimum 2:1 or above in your degree
  • Knowledge and experience of at least one of the following languages: Java, Javascript or Golang
  • Knowledge and experience of the following Cloud Technologies: Docker, Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • Knowledge and understanding of Agile Practices

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate well in a team environment
  • Ability to take initiative.

About Business UnitWhen you join the IBM UK Labs Campus, you are joining an inspiring community of talented colleagues who love what they do and are committed to providing creative solutions using IBM’s innovative and ground-breaking technologies.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.