Software Engineer Placement

by Lighthouse Systems Ltd

Top Employer
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Job Details

30th November 2020
Competitive
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology
South East
Crawley

Software Engineer Placement

Develop your business knowledge and combine it with your passion for technology to help us build the best MES (Manufacturing Execution System) on the market.

MES is 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.

Our talented team are involved in the development of the product and its deployment to a global manufacturing base.

Our Placement Programme

We believe in giving our placement students a broad exposure to technology and business, and view the placement programme as the training ground to develop future fully rounded recruits.

We aim to stretch and challenge you during your time with us, rotating you around a few departments to give you new technology, business and personal development challenges throughout. We hope to give you the widest experience we can.

For those placement students who return to us after graduation (which amounts to over 70% in the last 3 years), this year of experience contributes to year 1 of our 2 year graduate training programme.

What will you be doing?

Working on real client projects.

There are many large-scale projects in progress at any one time across a variety of different manufacturing industries. As a software engineer at Lighthouse, you will work across many disciplines, writing reliable, maintainable code to tailor product for customer needs and deliver outstanding solutions. You will have access directly to anyone in the business to build and deliver solutions, enabling strong knowledge share so that you know how the product is being used day to day.

A Global customer base

Our customers are all over the world, and whilst part of a project deployment team, you may get to visit a customer site to help understand requirements and to see first-hand how the software is going to be used or you may form part of a site delivery team. This level of access gives you a unique insight into how the product needs to be shaped going forward, as well as providing the detailed understanding enabling you to extend the product for the customer’s needs.

You will get to work with a variety of technologies

During project team deployments, you will be building extensions to the product that tailor the application for specific project requirements.

When deployed to the development team you may be extending the codebase or fixing bugs in the ever evolving product core.

Much of the power in our solutions comes in the ability to connect with external systems. The variety in these systems is vast meaning you could be writing an interface in C# one day or building a web service the next.

Working across the ENTIRE STACK.

As part of our placement rotation scheme, you will have the opportunity to experience all areas of product development, solution delivery and customer support, and will gain experience with a wide variety of technologies and platforms, including database, server side scripting and front-end development.

In addition, you will have an opportunity to be part of an agile team involved in daily stand-ups and planning throughout so will get to appreciate what is involved in working together to build and deliver robust real-world systems used in business critical situations.

Benefits:

Salaries

  • Fixed term salary
  • Relocation Package

Holiday

  • 20 days annual leave per annum

Pension entitlement:

  • Automatic enrollment after 3 months for all eligible employees
  • Company contribution is 4% of gross salary and employee contribution will be 4% of gross salary

Company Insurances

  • Group Life Insurance

Additional Benefits

  • FREE Lunch and drinks and snacks provided daily when office-based
  • Free parking
  • FRIDAY BEERS – the company gets in the first round at the local every week for those at the office
  • REGULAR CHECK INS - to help shape your future path

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.

How to apply

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