Graduate Opportunity

Technology Graduate Scheme

Reading. Multiple vacancies.

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Looking to fast-track your career in the unique and dynamic environment of one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communications companies?

We’re Virgin Media. We’ve hired over 400 graduates since 2010 and 90% of our Graduates & Interns say they’re proud to work for us. So, we know how to make these opportunities exciting and valuable for you! You just need to find your role. Perhaps this is it (if not we have others).

Love technology as much as we do? Then join our Technology graduate scheme. Develop game-changing ideas for connecting people. Pursue a stimulating career at the heart of our telecommunications business. 

Technology Graduate - Gavandeep Banga

"The great thing about the internship was I was able to learn new things and implement them."

What to expect

Taking on four rotations in two years, you’ll blaze a trail through our TV, broadband, mobile and fixed voice communications networks while developing some awesome technical skills. 

The journey usually starts in Reading, but over the duration of the scheme there may be opportunities to work at other locations across the UK. Here are just some of the areas you could get involved in along the way: 

  • Delivery and Project Management
  • Technology Strategy 
  • IP & Optical Network Engineering
  • Network Operations
  • Mobile Network Engineering & Operations
  • IT 
  • Supply Chain
  • Tech Ventures
  • Capital and Performance Management
  • Software Development & Automation
  • Video Engineering
  • Network Capacity Planning
  • Customer Equipment Performance & Security
  • Data Modelling & Analytics

“There’s always something new to work on, and new technologies to integrate into our products, which is really fun!” Sophie, Technology graduate

What we look for 

Insatiable curiosity and attention to detail, backed up with the confidence to share your thoughts and even challenge the ways we work. You must be fluent in English and have a 2:1 degree or above in a STEM or IT-related discipline (including subjects such as AI, Automation & Computing). You also need the qualities we look for in all our graduates. That means being a:

  • Co-creator who can develop and execute strategies
  • Entrepreneur who is passionate about achieving results
  • Innovator who strives to meet our customers’ future needs
  • Collaborator who can come up with ideas that inspire and influence senior figures
  • Inspirational leader with outstanding communication, organisational and analytical skills 

We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society. So we’re keen to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and circumstances. 

What’s in it for you

You’ll receive a starting salary of £30,000 and a £2,000 introductory welcome bonus. Plus, first-hand experience and on-the-job training. Collaboration opportunities with technology experts across Europe. And a rock-solid grounding in our technology business that will turbo-boost your career for years to come. You’ll also get the chance to deliver ground-breaking products, amazing apps used by millions, and some of the fastest broadband speeds on the planet.

Virgin Media and O2 have joined forces!

As of the 1st June 2021, Virgin Media and O2 joined forces combining the UK’s largest and most reliable mobile network with a broadband network offering the fastest widely-available broadband speeds. We’re the corporate brand of a 50:50 joint venture between Liberty Global and Telefónica SA, and are now one of the UK’s largest businesses.

We have exciting times ahead, and it’s a brilliant time to join us.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £30,000 + £2,000 welcome bonus + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Reading
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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