Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Platform / DevOps Engineer (August 2023 start)

Software/Computer Science/IT/Systems

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Role Description

We are currently looking for a graduate to join SiXworks working as part of our technical team in Farnborough.

As a graduate with SiXworks you will be exposed to cutting edge technologies and development, giving you the opportunity to work in a fast-past and exciting area of the Defence industry. You will gain a wide array of experience in your day-to-day role and work to deliver exciting and innovative technical solutions as part of a team of subject matter experts. As part of your role, you will find yourself:

  • Designing, building and socialising technical solutions to solve problems for wider SiXworks Engineering teams.
  • Automating manual and time-consuming processes that touch all areas of software development and deployment. 
  • Identifying potential areas for improvement and producing proof-of-concepts on new technologies and tooling. 

You can expect to be working closely with all our operational teams and senior management on a daily basis. Throughout the programme we will support you through training and development, giving you the opportunity to continuously learn and develop your skills and knowledge.

We ask you have the following:

We are looking for bright and enthusiastic graduates who have a passion for solving technical problems with an ability to work both independently and in a team. You must have a willingness to learn new skills, both technical and non-technical.

Our Graduate Programme is open to prospective graduates with a STEM based degree. Industry experience would be advantageous but is not essential (i.e. internship/placement).

Successful candidates will share our values but continue to look at ways in which we can improve.

Additional Information

SiXworks are committed to equal employment opportunity throughout all levels of the organisation, our approach to inclusion and diversity continues to evolve and adapt to reflect this. Support will be provided for personal development and training to allow you to realise your full potential.

Due to the nature of the work you must be suitable and willing to undertake the government security vetting process.  Suitability would include an absence of a serious criminal record, a right to work and live in UK and, preferably, a record of 5 years’ continuous UK residency at the point of application.  

SiXworks will manage and resource the vetting process. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.


  • 25 days' annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension and Private Medical Scheme
  • Professional Training & Development opportunities
  • Casual dress environment
  • Company events & social hours
  • Onsite cafe and restaurant and onsite gym.
  • Friendly and supportive team that will encourage growth and development

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How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to Make sure to reference the role and start date you are applying for. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: March 30th, 2023
  • Starting: August 2023
  • Starting Salary: £31,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Farnborough
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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