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Technology Development Programme - Industrial Placement 2020
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Recruiter: Nationwide Building Society
Listed on: 18th October
Location: UK Wide
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: R00ET00215
Contact Name: Nationwide

Our 12-month placement gives you a valuable first look at what it's like to work here, with real responsibility and accountability. We're looking for undergraduates to join our IT Industrial Placement where you'll be aligned to one of our key technical areas. Areas that we are currently recruiting for include, Software Engineering, Security, Data and Analytics, Infrastructure Development and IT Operations.

More information about our IT Industrial Placements and the Technology Development Programme can be found at nationwide-jobs.co.uk/tech-talent/technology-development-programme.

Who we're looking for

We're all about the power of the collective, so you'll be using your good communication skills to build strong and lasting working relationships. You'll be a quick learner, inquisitive, always focused on solutions and have the tenacity to bring them to life. In this digital age, we need people who are familiar with all the apps and devices that make our world go around too.

You'll thrive in this Industrial Placement if you have:

  • Studied for a STEAM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Maths)
  • A keen interest in computer science and information systems
  • Drive to learn and improve and are looking for a challenge
  • A positive, tenacious and solution focused mindset

Our members are at the heart of everything we do, so a passion for providing excellent customer service is a must. The path to the right result is rarely straightforward so you'll have to be comfortable navigating challenges and managing ambiguity. As a high performing, ambitious deliverer, we'll rely on you to be decisive, organised and proactive.

What you'll be doing

During your Industrial Placement you'll be aligned to one of our key technical areas. We're investing more than ever in the future pipeline of technology specialists, so we can keep Nationwide at the forefront of innovative leading edge technology. We view our Industrial Placements as a potential feed into our Technology Development Programme so after university if you want further development and a career this is a good place to start.

The extras you'll get

As well as a fixed-term contract and a competitive starting salary (£17,682pa), as a valued member of the team we offer you: 

  • A 12-month placement from Sept 2020 until Sept 2021
  • A real job - you'll be contributing to the organisation while you learn
  • An annual discretionary bonus based on us meeting our objectives
  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • A company pension where if you pay 7% we'll top up to 23%
  • Give you access to training to help you progress and develop your skills and career, for example, the technology learning platform for IT professionals - Pluralsight
  • Relocation assistance where applicable
  • And a warm glow from helping our members.


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