Graduate Software Programmer

Redrow Group Services
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The Graduate Software Programmer will follow a dedicated scheme in the IT department to develop their software development and database skills in Object Orientated Programming and SQL.

Working as part of a development team they will develop the necessary skills to create new or maintain existing applications as defined in business requirements. They’ll work closely with the System Analysts, DBA’s and testers in order to ensure that systems are built and delivered according to the development procedures.


Below are some example job responsibilities you may gain exposure of:

Develop Applications

  • Working from application design documents, user stories and UI wireframes, work with the Systems Analyst team with guidance from fellow developers to understand the requirements.

  • Develop new or amend existing functionality using the chosen technology stack in line with coding standards and best practices to meet the needs of the business.

  • Attend project meetings, stand-ups and other related sprint meetings to assist in the development of work as defined with your manager.

Test Applications

  • Thoroughly test all changes made to the application code base to ensure all functionality developed meets the requirements specified and functions without error.

  • Write unit tests ensuring a high level of code coverage is achieved, executing unit tests prior to committing changes to the version control system.

Support Applications

  • Working with IT Support and other departments within the organisation, help in identifying and resolving issues within the application codebase.

What we are looking for

We focus on getting the right people for the role, therefore we accept applicants who:

  • Have a 2:1 degree or higher

  • Are a good listener and quick learner

  • Have a keen interest in creating software projects as a personal hobby

  • Ability to work under pressure and against tight timelines

  • Ability to work individually and within a team

  • A problem solver with a pragmatic approach

  • A strong need to understand the detail

  • Confident in presenting a methodology or approach to key stakeholders

Application tips

As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

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