Technical Graduate - Space, Defence and Intelligence 2024

IT/Computing/Software/Cyber/Electronic.

Position Description:

Over the coming 12 months CGI are actively looking to grow our Space, Defence & Intelligence business unit due to increased client demands across the area. This means we are currently looking for Technical Graduates with passion and potential to join the team on a range of different projects.

In our eyes, you are the next generation of leaders and technical experts, and we are proud to be able to offer you a huge range of opportunities to help you achieve your ambitions. Join us as a Technical Graduate and you’ll take your career to places you never thought possible.

Why should you join CGI?
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Your future duties and responsibilities:

Our Space, Defence and Intelligence Technical Graduates play a big part in the solutions that we deliver to our clients and have worked on some of our biggest projects in roles such as; Software Development, Testing, Cyber Security and Infrastructure Engineers.

What you'll get

You'll be part of a unique culture that allows you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential and to chart your own career.

Alongside a competitive salary, to help you get set up for professional life, we'll give you a £1,000 joining bonus and access to our share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) making you an owner not just a member. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, and a cycle to work scheme.

Starting on our ‘Early Careers Induction’ programme, the recruitment and learning and development teams will be there to support you during your first couple of years with us. You will be joining our large early careers community with an opportunity to be involved in our Student Kick-start Initiative working with a team of other graduates on exciting projects alongside your day to day work.

Our free sports and social clubs, diversity networks and local office events also provide you with a great chance to relax and enjoy yourself with like-minded members from across CGI. With support from a buddy and managers, alongside the opportunity to obtain professional qualifications and 24/7 access to e-learning our aim is to build on the potential you join us with and help you to realise your career ambitions.

Due to the nature of our business, you work on ‘projects’. This means you have the opportunity to work across a wide range of roles, industries and locations, there is no ‘typical day’. It really does vary at CGI and that’s the exciting thing, it is up to you to shape and develop your career in the direction you want to go with the support of others.

Locations

Individuals can be based out of our Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Leatherhead (Surrey), Liverpool, Leicester, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, or Reading offices and can expect a mix of on-site / hybrid working depending on the nature of the project (due to the nature of the work some projects will require you in office full-time & may require some occasional travel to client sites or different CGI offices).

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

The most important thing we look for is a genuine interest and passion for technology. Our Technical Graduates will usually have studied for a computer science or STEM related degree however, we welcome people from all degree backgrounds as long as you have an applied interest in the industry.

In particular if you can demonstrate any background, experience or knowledge in the any of the following areas from your course, in your spare time or work experience then this would be advantageous for a Technical Graduate role in Space, Defence and Intelligence.

  • C++
  • Java
  • Python
  • Linux
  • Matlab
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • C#
  • DevOps
  • AI
  • Electronics
  • ASP.NET
  • Embedded Software
  • Machine Learning
  • Cloud native technology
  • Networking
  • Azure
  • AWS
  • Agile

Skills:

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes.

We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognise the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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    Ongoing
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
    Yes
  • Salary
    £31,500 plus a £1,000 joining bonus + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:2 and above
  • Location
    Bristol, Chippenham (Wiltshire), Gloucester, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, Reading, Liverpool, Leatherhead (Surrey) and Newcastle
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Information Technology
  • Software
Also Accepting...
  • All STEM disciplines
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