Lighthouse Systems Ltd

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4.4 /5 32 reviews
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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Information Technology Manufacturing Computer and Systems Engineering

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About Lighthouse Systems

At Lighthouse Systems, we are working to build the best MES (Manufacturing Execution System) on the market. MES software at the heart of Industry 4.0 and the Smart Manufacturing movement. Putting technology on the shopfloor of the world’s most forward thinking industries, our MES connects real time data feeds from IoT and automation to the enterprise, ensuring that decisions on the shopfloor are on time and informed.

Lighthouse Systems' software enables the digital transformation of medium and large manufacturing organisations. The company and its partners deliver MES solutions based on Shopfloor-Online to companies across the discrete, batch and process industries - in more than 50 countries.

We are passionate about our work and have a deep understanding of the manufacturing industry. Our goal is to be the leading provider in MES software and remain ahead of the curve in our use of the latest software technologies.

We have an open and friendly working environment; we encourage people to get involved in all aspects of the business. All ideas are good ideas and we have a regular forum to put forward and discuss these ideas for the product and about how we work.

We have plenty of green space to enjoy the free provided lunch in the sun, as well as host after work socials and sports. We have a zero dress code, so you can be comfortable while you work.

We are constantly expanding our talented team, so we are always looking for creative, capable people to help us achieve our goal. If you want to get involved in building a product used by some of the largest manufacturers in the world, including Nissan, Crown, Ball, SunPower and Benteler, then we are keen to hear from you.

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Lighthouse Systems Ltd is 9th in IT & Telecommunications Top 65 Medium-sized Undergraduate Schemes 2020 - 2021

Lighthouse Systems Ltd Latest Reviews

  • Junior Software Developer

    Working for Lighthouse has exposed me to a wide range of skills that have better prepared me for the future. From a technical perspective, I have discovered the C# and Typescript programming languages, both of which are modern and powerful. I also gained experience using Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle, along with better overall SQL knowledge...


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  • Placement Engineer

    My role as an engineer is to deal with customer requests for improvements/bug fixes and new functionality for Lighthouse’ core product. This involves working mainly with SQL and C# but on the odd occasion will also require use of Oracle...






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  • Placement Software Engineer

    I had a really fun and interesting year working for Lighthouse. It was really nice to take the skills and knowledge that I've acquired from my degree so far and apply them to actual work. Everyone at the company is friendly and happy to help and the whole office environment is really enjoyable. During my year working there I got to complete a whole variety of different tasks and it never felt like I was just doing the same task over and over, it really helped me learn a lot....


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Lighthouse Systems Ltd Latest Case Study

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Student Project Engineer

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Computer Science

Last year I would’ve been worried about the challenges of third year but I am now completely relaxed and confident about going back to finish my course and achieving a good grade.

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Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

2:1 (Two One)

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[2020] RateMyPlacement Top 65 [2019] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2018] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2017] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 35 [2015] RateMyPlacement Top 30