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Graduate - Software & platform engineering

Graduate - Software & platform engineering

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 130482BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

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Our purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. Our ambition is to be a net zero company by 2050 or sooner. We want to be an energy company with purpose; one that is trusted by society, valued by shareholders, and motivating for everyone who works at bp. We’re building an IT organization that can drive our business ambitions, by being first into markets and delivering efficiencies through automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence. We are building a culture of success and providing our IT professionals the opportunities to grow and embrace the technologies to deliver our ambitions.

About the roles
Software & Platform engineering underpins all that we do. It enables our business aspirations and helps turn our net zero ambitions into a reality. As an graduate, you will help shape the future of bp.

As a Software Engineer you will be embedded within one of our software engineering teams and will learn the approaches and techniques to deliver business value. You will be exposed to new technologies and learn to develop new solutions and products. You’ll be developing enterprise software primarily using Java J2EE / C#.Net or other high-level languages. Learn about low-code platforms such as Salesforce, Service Now and Microsoft PowerApps. You will be exposed to responsive mobile/web application development using React Native / Xamarin or other modern frameworks.

As a Platform Engineer you will be embedded within one of our platform engineering teams and will learn the approaches and techniques to deliver high value, highly scalable and resilient platforms to support the enterprise. You will be exposed to new technologies and learn to build, maintain, and administer platforms across the enterprise. You will learn about our automation frameworks and will have the opportunity to develop your complex scripting (typically Python) skills and support microservices development. You will engineer and automate robust, secure, and scalable cloud architectures using Azure Resource Manager, CloudFormation templates and Chef. You will help us continue to evolve and as part of our digital transformation.

Analytical and logical, you’ll be keen on software development and looking to learn and collaborate among our skilled software developers.

  • To apply to this role you'll need a 2:1 degree, or equivalent, in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, electrical/electronic engineering or Maths. You’ll also need to be in your final year of study or have completed your degree.

  • A confirmed grasp of development fundamentals (in high-level languages such a C#/Java/Python/R) with desire and eagerness to learn more. Getting the basic's right will be key to your advancement in the field and will be the foundation through grow.

  • An understanding of modern development methodologies (Agile using Scrum and/or Kanban) with real-world experience in automations using Python or other high-level languages. Even if you're new to coding, demonstrate your ability to rapidly explore new technologies.

As this is a technical role if you are successful in progressing to the on-demand video interview stage a short coding test will follow the interview. Your responses to the coding test will be reviewed alongside the other elements of the assessment process; the test is not pass or fail.

If you need to make any adjustments to any stage of the recruitment process, for example due to an illness, injury or a disability, please contact us on 0800 279 2088 or email enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk. If you are calling from overseas, please dial +44 1635 584149.

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place.

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