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Technical Graduate - Space, Defence and Intelligence 2024

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Oct 19

💼 Graduate Job

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  • The candidate must have a genuine interest and passion for technology, with a computer science or STEM degree preferred. Experience or knowledge in programming languages such as C++, Java, and Python, as well as skills in areas like DevOps, AI, and networking, would be advantageous. Strong communication skills are also important.
  • The Technical Graduate working in Space, Defence, and Intelligence at CGI will be involved in software development, testing, cyber security, and infrastructure engineering projects. They will have the freedom to innovate, make decisions, and achieve their career goals with support from mentors and access to professional qualifications and e-learning. The nature of the business means that the candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of roles, industries, and locations, allowing them to shape and develop their career in their desired direction.

Graduate Job

Software EngineeringReading, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leicester, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds


  • Over the coming 12 months CGI are actively looking to grow our Space, Defence & Intelligence business unit due to increased client demands across the area. This means we are currently looking for Technical Graduates with passion and potential to join the team on a range of different projects
  • In our eyes, you are the next generation of leaders and technical experts, and we are proud to be able to offer you a huge range of opportunities to help you achieve your ambitions. Join us as a Technical Graduate and you’ll take your career to places your never thought possible.
  • You will be joining our large early careers community with an opportunity to be involved in our Student Kick-start Initiative working with a team of other graduates on exciting projects alongside your day to day work.


  • Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
  • The most important thing we look for is a genuine interest and passion for technology. Our Technical Graduates will usually have studied for a computer science or STEM related degree however, we welcome people from all degree backgrounds as long as you have an applied interest in the industry.
  • In particular if you can demonstrate any background, experience or knowledge in the any of the following areas from your course, in your spare time or work experience then this would be advantageous for a Technical Graduate role in Space, Defence and Intelligence.
  • C++
  • Java
  • Python
  • Linux
  • Matlab
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • C#
  • DevOps
  • AI
  • Electronics
  • Embedded Software
  • Machine Learning
  • Cloud native technology
  • Networking
  • Azure
  • AWS
  • Agile
  • Skills:
  • Communication (Oral/Written)

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Our Space, Defence and Intelligence Technical Graduates play a big part in the solutions that we deliver to our clients and have worked on some of our biggest projects in roles such as; Software Development, Testing, Cyber Security and Infrastructure Engineers.
  • What you'll get:
  • You'll be part of a unique culture that allows you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential and to chart your own career.
  • With support from a buddy and managers, alongside the opportunity to obtain professional qualifications and 24/7 access to e-learning our aim is to build on the potential you join us with and help you to realise your career ambitions.
  • Due to the nature of our business, you work on ‘projects’. This means you have the opportunity to work across a wide range of roles, industries and locations, there is no ‘typical day’. It really does vary at CGI and that’s the exciting thing, it is up to you to shape and develop your career in the direction you want to go with the support of others.


Work type

Full time

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Reading, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leicester, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds