Software Engineer Placement

by Clock Ltd


Job Details

1st February 2022
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Internet/e-Commerce/New Media
South East, South West
Kings Langley, Watford, Hunton Bridge, Hemel Hempstead

Placement Software Engineer

What we want
An enthusiastic, intelligent and motivated student who wants to develop web systems using the latest technologies. The role is part of Clock’s Technical team. You will be working on large scale web builds for high-profile clients, gaining experience in a dynamic agency environment. Ultimately we need someone who is keen, resourceful, innovative and extremely passionate about software development.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Comprehensive understanding and experience of object oriented programming.
  • Familiarity with Node.js and Javascript
  • Experience in databases both relational (e.g mysql) and document (e.g mongodb)
  • Be comfortable using the command line.
  • Understanding of basic software design patterns
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and remotely where necessary.

Advantageous skills could include:

  • Knowledge of Git or other version control systems
  • Exposure to test driven development or other similar software testing methods.
  • Previous web development experience.
  • Use of frameworks & libraries e.g React, Next.js, jQuery
  • CSS & HTML are a bonus

Interview Process

To ensure we find the ideal candidate (and don't waste your time or ours) our interview process is made up of 3 steps.
1. Short one hour remote Coding Test (involving implementing a solution to a simple problem)
2. Telephone interview
3. Face to Face interview

This is a fantastic opportunity for a student to further their career and really make their mark in an established and growing agenda

These positions are suited to students who are currently studying for an undergraduate degree and are required as part of their course to undertake a work placement/industry year.

About Clock

Clock is a global technology and innovation company.

Fiercely independent since 1997, we build custom sites, software and enterprise products that create seamless, immersive experiences for brands and millions of their customers.

Who are Clock?
Clock is one of the top digital agencies in the UK and boast a prestigious portfolio of clients including News UK (The Times and The Sun), Riot Games and Leicester Tigers.

How to apply

To apply for this programme and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.