Technology Industrial Placement - Software Engineering

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Deadline: 31st March 2022
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Computer and Systems Engineering
Location: Central London and City

Technology Industrial Placement - Software Engineering 2022/23

Technology is changing the world faster than ever before – and at the heart of every great change is a great human. If you have ideas, ingenuity and a passion for making a difference, come and be a part of our team.

Every day around the world, we work with exceptional people, the latest and greatest tech and leading companies across industries. 

You'll learn, grow and advance in a diverse culture of shared success, where we’ll empower you to bring your skills, your curiosity and your best true self to your work.

Join us and do extraordinary things.

Are you interested in learning more about Accenture’s people, work and culture? Starting on 11th October, Accenture LIVE is a series of 11 virtual events focussed on helping you discover what it’s really like to work in one of the world’s leading technology companies.

Who we are and what we do

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 624,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

Our Technology Industrial Placements: Software Engineering

The best way to find out if a career at Accenture is right for you is to apply for one of our Industrial Placements. As well as getting a taste of what it’s like to work with us, you’ll gain valuable live project experience and enjoy a competitive pro-rata salary.

We offer a choice of 12-month placements from across our Technology business, joining the Software Engineering stream, you’ll get to work with some of the most advanced technologies on the market, develop industry-leading specialist skills and help transform our clients around the world. This will include designing, building testing and deploying strategic solutions for our clients.

As a key member of project teams, you’ll work side by side with our clients in a variety of roles, understanding the challenges and requirements, helping to formulate a plan of action and collaborating with local and global teams to deliver innovative solutions.

You’ll start with a formal induction and a two-week training programme. We’ll then assign you to a project where you’ll build your skills on the job. By the end of the year, you’ll certainly have gained some valuable experience and hopefully have an offer to join us when you graduate.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days of vacation per year, access to app-based fitness classes and discounts on a range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice.

Where you’ll work

The programme is based in London, however you may be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK, so you’ll need to be prepared to travel and be flexible on location.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for you to demonstrate a passion for technology in either your studies, work experience or extracurricular activities, as well as an understanding of how it can be used. You’ll also need to know a thing or two about programming languages. Overall, we’re looking for a willingness to try new things, a passion for self-improvement and a strong work ethic.

Ours is an industry that’s driven by client demand. Which means that we have to place people in the industries and geographies where our clients need them most. As well as being flexible, an open mind coupled with patience is a real bonus.

Please see our website for full academic and programme requirements specific to each placement.

About Accenture

Are you interested in learning more about Accenture’s people, work and culture? Starting on 11th October, Accenture LIVE is a series of 11 virtual events focussed on helping you discover what it’s really like to work in one of the world’s leading technology companies.

As one of the world’s leading consulting and technology organisations, we achieve amazing things for our clients – whether that’s increasing profits, redefining strategies, innovating with leading-edge technologies or offering better customer experiences. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day.

How to apply

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

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