Graduate Opportunity

Cloud Computing Software Development Graduate Programme 2021

Multiple UK locations

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Discover better with a career at Capita 

Capita has been working across the public and private sectors for more than 30 years improving customer and public services and adding value to the UK and local economies. Our 61,000 employees combine our talent, creativity, software, technology, and innovation to deliver business critical services and solutions across all our markets. 

Novus Graduate Journeys

Finding the right graduate programme can be tricky... Find out how Capita can help launch your graduate IT career.

We’ve trained 8,000 emergency services personnel, delivered award-winning customer service for high-profile brands and run the engine behind a hugely successful UK price comparison website. We’ve created a revolutionary live-streaming app to help the emergency services provide effective help faster and recruited over 10,000 individuals into the British Army – and that’s barely scratching the surface.

We create better outcomes

This is our purpose and it defines our very existence. We provide an inclusive and diverse environment for our people to thrive, develop and realise their true potential. Whoever you are and whatever your background, we want you to be yourself. 

We’re growing future leaders

Our Novus programmes are designed to help you gain professional experience and develop your skillset. We’ll challenge you to think differently, solve problems with creativity and to push yourself while expanding your horizons. 

Initial Training

The programme begins with 12 weeks of practical based training delivered in real time from our virtual training academy. Through scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, and coursework, learners gain the skills they need for an entry-level role within software development (.NET) and cloud computing. You’ll also focus on professional skills such as adaptive communication, time management, and interviewing to prepare for employer meeting and interviews. You will learn software development as well as cloud computing skills in AWS and we will also prepare you for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.


After you graduate from training, you will have the opportunity to become employed by Capita on a two-year contract, working on internal assignments or on-site with one of our clients around the UK. Our purpose is your purpose and, together, we can drive real change. You’ll have the opportunity to work on, and make meaningful contributions to, a range of exciting and diverse projects. 

Continuous professional development

As well as the ongoing support of Capita professionals whilst you work, you will have access to  learning resources and the opportunity to study towards certifications to support your career path from professional bodies such as BCS, ISTQB, Oracle, Microsoft, Google and Amazon. 

What we are looking for 

Our values are important to us and define who we are as an organisation. We have a culture that is open, collaborative and innovative and we’re looking for enthusiastic talented people with the skills, knowledge and attitude to become part of our team and deliver great service to our clients. 

  • A minimum of 2:2 in an undergraduate degree, ideally Computer Science or STEM related 
  • Some object orientated programming skills in either Python C#, C++, .Net, or Java  
  • Analytical mind and a keen eye for detail 
  • Good communication and liaison skills 
  • Good all-round IT skills, with experience of the Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Following training, able to relocate UK wide for extensive periods to work on Capita and client assignments 
  • Available to commit to the initial training before employment, and attend the online classes in real-time 
  • Available to start training in August 2021

What’s in it for you  

As well as the ongoing support of Capita professionals during your training, on commencement of your first assignment you will also receive: 

  • Industry aligned competitive salary reviewed every 6 months
  • Bonuses based on performance 
  • Enrolment onto Capita’s pension scheme 
  • Flexible benefits such as share scheme, additional holiday purchase, discounted gym membership, cinema tickets and restaurant vouchers. 

If you have a passion for technology and problem solving, then we would like to hear from you! 

Apply now to start your Novus journey today and be part of a graduate programme that values and invests in your future. 

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