Software Development Placement at Micro Focus

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
South East
Role May Involve
Computer and Systems Engineering

About Micro Focus

At Micro Focus we provide our customers with a best-in-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable software with analytics built in. We put customers at the center of our innovation and build high quality products that our teams can be proud of.

Through our breadth of solutions, we are uniquely positioned to help our customers solve business problems and deliver against the needs and opportunities of Hybrid IT, from mainframe to mobile to cloud. We’re a pure-play software company –we have a level of focus that other technology companies don’t have, we are designed from the ground up to build, sell and support software.

We also have the strong operational foundation, proven over a combined 40 years of experience, to deliver on our commitments to our customers. Our scale is global—we have the reach and the capabilities to support customers in a global market. We are the 7th largest software company in the world, and the largest technology company listed on the FTSE. With 4,000 employees working on R&D, we can focus on innovating in solving the most complex technology problems for customers.

Software Development Placement

Join our Software Development Internship Program, designed to create successful professionals and offering real responsibilities from day one. You will have an essential role in the full lifecycle development of the most advanced products and solutions and work alongside some of the greatest minds in the industry.

Possible career paths in our Software Development Internship Program include:

  • Software Development
  • Systems & Software Engineering
  • Cloud
  • SQA Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Application Development


In order to be eligible for our Software Development Internship Program, you must be completing an undergraduate Computing or Engineering related degree that requires (or has an option for) a year’s industrial placement. Also, you must be on track to receive a 2:1 or higher.

In addition to above educational requirements, you must be eligible to work in the UK and be available to commence the placement at the beginning of July 2017 for 13 months.


  • Any experience in the following languages is desirable: assembly code or any other embedded system development; C, C# or C++; Java; Python
  • Interest in any of the following areas is desirable: Computer architecture, Concurrent programming/multi-threading, Embedded systems, Linux, Networks and communications
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems principles
  • Strong team working skills
  • Effective time management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office tools
  • Good attention to detail and effective initiative
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to leave your comfort zone

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