Benefit from broad and comprehensive training along with a wealth of real-life project experience that will continue to challenge and fulfil you as your career progresses. Dorset Software is currently recruiting enthusiastic STEM graduates to get involved in all aspects of software-hardware integration.
We create and maintain bespoke IT systems for a range of clients spanning multiple industries. Our clients entrust us to provide innovative and reliable solutions for which we depend on our Network and Infrastructure Engineers.
Hear from our current graduates
Find out what it's like to work at Dorset Software from current graduates.
A day in the life of you…
Once you’ve completed your training (while earning your full salary) you’ll work either in-house or at client sites across the UK delivering exceptional service and building on your knowledge.
A snapshot of a typical day may look a little like this:
Creating websites and associated features for a range of clients
Deploying new versions of platforms or applications for client project development
Collaborating with technical colleagues on a range of issues
Maintaining automated deployment of desktop operating systems
Assisting with the security of both Dorset Software’s and clients’ IT systems
Developing bespoke test servers to advance client projects.
You’ll also be given the opportunity to deploy new hardware and strengthen and sustain cloud systems, ensuring you develop a broad range of indispensable skills.
Learning the ropes
We don’t expect any previous network and infrastructure experience so before you’re assigned a live client project you’ll get the chance to develop all the necessary skills while getting paid. The training programme takes a few months and is based in our office in Poole.
Here’s what you can expect:
Extensive training in areas like network management, web server and web farm builds, database builds using SQL Server, virtualisation using Hyper-V, and physical server wiring
Familiarisation with the Dorset Software servers and network using our model lab
A designated mentor to help you through the course
Exposure to some programming and testing modules to broaden your skills
A friendly culture with like-minded colleagues
Now you know about the role…
Do you have...?
At least a 2:1 undergraduate degree or a PhD in a Maths, Science, Engineering or Computing subject
A passion for technology and motivation to learn about the industry
A confident manner and excellence in customer service
A methodical approach to problem solving, with excellent time management skills
Ready to embark on an exciting and challenging career
Willing to travel and work at client sites across the UK
Able to quickly adapt to new situations
Salary of £25,200 - £26,200 with regular reviews
Excellent opportunities for career progression
Flexible working hours and holiday provision
A relaxed work environment
Funding to study and obtain industry-recognised qualifications
Job variety working with blue-chip and public sector clients on a number of unique projects
Good company pension scheme
Regular subsidised sporting and social events
Cycle to work scheme, with onsite bike parking and shower facilities
An unlimited supply of chocolate biscuits, or fresh fruit for the health conscious!
So what are you waiting for? Start your career with us now.
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