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Graduate Software Engineer - Python

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Penelope Newson

I'm a Recruitment Consultant, specialising in graduate jobs within IT, Software & Engineering, and Technology & Digital.

My area of expertise

I work on a wide variety of graduate jobs, ranging from Front-End Development to Marketing - all of which are nestled within the world of IT, Software & Engineering. I really like the diversity that this provides my day-to-day role, and I also love being able to match graduates to their ideal position!

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

When I was looking for graduate jobs, I was really unsure about what to expect, and was pleasantly surprised when I came into the Give A Grad A Go offce to find such a wonderful atmosphere. I quickly realised this was the perfect working environment for me!

The worst job I've had

I once worked in a milkshake shop, and it definitely did not bring all the boys to the yard. The mixture of summer, teenagers and milkshakes resulted in hours and hours of washing up - I was only trusted to make an actual milkshake after two months of being there! 

Looking for software engineer graduate jobs in London? If you’re interested in joining a leading media group that currently operates in 145 countries worldwide, look no further – this Graduate Software Engineer job could be the ideal role for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to put your Python skills to the test, joining the headquarters of a world-renowned media business at their HQ in Central London.

Company profile

In this Graduate Software Engineer job, you will be utilising your knowledge of scripting languages, and putting your Python skills to use at a leading media and digital marketing company. With 10 global network brands, the company provide a range of services, including content creation, SEO strategy and marketing analytics, that help businesses generate effective consumer relationships and build their brands. With an operating model that drives collaboration, client focus and attention, the company are now renowned on a global scale for their expertise in media, digital and creative communications services.

Job description

In this Graduate Software Engineer job, you will be joining the company’s London office, where you'll be providing support for the release of new apps into their productivity software. Your role will involve testing new features and managing early releases of programmes, as well as supporting proofs of concepts in various cloud technologies. You will need to have a degree in Computer Science as well as a great working knowledge of Office 365 and Python, as this challenging role will require you to go above and beyond to suggest improvements to increase efficiency.

Key responsibilities

In this Graduate Software Engineer job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead testing new cloud based apps and features, and working on early releases from Microsoft
  • Consulting and offering technical support on projects and proof of concepts with brands working with Office365
  • Investigating and troubleshooting issues with apps, and implementing various technical improves of the product whilst in a project state
  • Supporting both the Head of Support and the Office 365 Technical Lead where possible - helping to analyse, suggest improvements and automation to increase efficiency

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 in Computer Science or an IT related degree
  • Knowledge of scripting languages - Python is essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Someone who is driven to achieve quality results in a complex, fast-paced and demanding environment
  • A real self-starter, who is always curious and keen to get involved
  • A genuine interest in technology, Office 365 & AI
  • The ability to articulate instructions to a non-technical audience
  • Someone who is customer-service oriented, with a problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of 28,000
  • Great offices in Central London
  • Intensive hands-on training
  • Lots of opportunities for international travel
  • The chance to work with the latest, cutting-edge technology
  • The opportunity to work for a global company with years of expertise

Looking for software engineer graduate jobs in London and want to work for a world-renowned media group that operates in 145 countries? If you’re a self-motivated graduate with first-class Python skills, apply for this Graduate Software Engineer job in London today!

 
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