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IS2017 Information Systems (IS) Graduate Programme


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Job Description

Information Systems are looking towards the technology of the future and we need you to join us on this journey
As one of the leading Utility companies in the UK we are leading the competition in our Information Systems projects within areas such as Smart technologies and especially around the newer technologies such as Hadoop, Big Data, Digital and many other core development modules. The people we are looking for to join us as the first step of their career are those who are passionate about all things in technology. 

Our experts here developed the Smart Meters that allow our customers to see energy use in real time; Hive, which lets them control their central heating from a smartphone; and innovations that mean they can pay their bill from a mobile phone. They’ve improved the way SAP works for our business and have even revolutionised the technology we use in our call centres to deliver a faster, more effective service to every single British Gas residential customer. 

The IS Graduate Programme spans two years and will comprise of three 8 month placements within a core specialism that will give you a chance to gain hands on experience in many specialist technologies and working in areas such as:

   • IT Architecture
   • IT Security
   • Core Systems Development (SAP, Hadoop, Java etc)
   • Digital
   • Business Analysis

The programme enables you to build key IS skills and experience within your chosen specialism and will give you a great foundation to a successful career in IS. You will be given responsibility from day one in roles that have been designed to stretch and challenge you whilst providing the support and development you need. After the programme, we will support you in finding a role aligned to your career aspirations and business need, and tailor make a further 2 year development plan which could include gaining relevant professional accreditation and continued mentoring from a senior manager.

What we look for

In order to apply for this stream you must already have, or be expecting to achieve a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree, or a 2:2 with a post graduate degree in any discipline. Applicant must show an aptitude for IT.

Application Deadline

The advertised closing date for this position is 4th January 2017, however we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible as should all vacancies be filled before this date, the position may close earlier than expected.
For queries or further information please contact centricagraduates@centricagrads.com