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Graduate Software Developer

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Dorset Software

21d ago

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 £27K - £30.2K

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must have a 2:1 undergraduate degree or a PhD in STEM subject, a strong academic background, a passion for technology, excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, time management skills, adaptability, and willingness to travel and work at client sites.
  • The candidate will work on-site or at client locations, delivering exceptional service by reviewing systems, writing quality code, testing software, and building cloud data platforms in AWS and Google Cloud. They will receive 5 months of full-time training, 2 years of supported training, and a designated trainer to help them through the course.

Graduate Job

Software EngineeringOxford


  • Dorset Software is a leading provider of IT consultancy services. We deliver innovative software development programmes to a range of high-profile clients spanning multiple industries.
  • As a Developer you’ll be a key member of our consulting services team working on a range of assignments using all the latest tools and technologies, and assisting our high profile clients, such as Waitrose, the NHS Resolution and WorldPay. 
  • You’ll become proficient in a wide range of skills including cloud infrastructure, programming, application engineering and testing. Through practical hands-on experience and ongoing training, you’ll be continually expanding your knowledge and developing new skills. After 2 years, you'll gain a government accredited qualification in Software Development.


  • At least a 2:1 undergraduate degree or a PhD in STEM subject, plus an excellent academic background
  • A passion for technology and motivation to quickly develop a wide range of development skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A methodical approach to problem solving, with excellent time management skills
  • Ready to embark on an exciting and challenging career
  • Willing to travel and work at client sites across the UK
  • Able to quickly adapt to new situations

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Once you’ve completed your initial training you’ll work either in-house or at client sites across the UK delivering exceptional service and building on your knowledge.
  • A snapshot of a typical day may look a little like this:
  • Reviewing a client’s system to make sure you know their product inside and out
  • Using your technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to write top quality code
  • Testing the software to ensure it’s working as intended
  • Building a new Cloud data platform in AWS and Google Cloud
  • Continuing to learn about relevant tools and technologies
  • Here’s what you can expect:
  • 5 months' full time training at our dedicated Training Centre in Poole, covering all aspects of software development, including programming, testing, application engineering and cloud computing
  • Continued supported training for 2 years, leading to a government accredited qualification in Software Development
  • A designated trainer to help you through the course
  • Access to further resources to build your knowledge base
  • A friendly, collaborative culture with like-minded colleagues


Work type

Full time

Work mode





27000 - 30240 GBP


  • Salary of £27,000 during training, rising to £30,240 on completion
  • 5 months full time training at our dedicated Training Centre in Poole
  • A government accredited qualification in Software Development, assessed by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT 
  • Regular salary reviews
  • Transparent and structured career progression
  • Flexible working hours and holiday provision
  • A relaxed work environment
  • Funding to study and obtain industry-recognised qualifications
  • Job variety working with blue-chip and public sector clients on a number of unique projects
  • Company pension scheme
  • Regular subsidised sporting and social events
  • Onsite bike parking and shower facilities