Graduate Software Developer

  • Gilmond
  • Bournemouth, UK
  • 22/06/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Job Purpose

Gilmond develops software for the Energy industry in accordance with Agile Development principles whilst maintaining an efficient program management pipeline. We pride ourselves on innovation; applying analytical thinking, technical development, problem solving techniques and software automation to produce testable and well validated incremental software solutions to drive quality in our products.

Our Development Graduate Programme offers an excellent opportunity to gain full exposure across the full development suite and become a technical expert in our products. The Graduate Programme offers on the job training and the small team sizes allow you to receive regular coaching, mentoring and learning. Alongside the day to day learning, you will be given the opportunity for 'classroom' learning and have exposure to the full suite of innovative Gilmond products.

The programme offers extensive training in our product suite, exposure to both testing and development, access to the Gilmond library and further resources.

Once you have completed the initial training, you will be expected to

  • Work within the sprint team to deliver working software
  • Assess and suggest technical solutions to user requirements
  • Collaborate with the team on each sprint objective and understanding the work involved, making trade-offs where necessary
  • Collaborate with test professionals to develop a test driven environment to develop software in a confident manner with automatic repeatable tests
  • Create, publish and iterate the tasks requiring software development skills on a given sprint
  • Ensure product security and protection of Intellectual Property
  • Bring together investigative analysis and critical thinking to help isolate the root cause of perceived issues within a product cycle
  • Optimise the value of the work performed
  • Challenge stories where the change doesn't deliver end user value or well-formed acceptance criteria
  • Continually self-learn and develop your technical skills

Skills, Knowledge & experience

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • A passion to deliver high quality software ensuring attention to detail.
  • Flexible approach and used to working under pressure with tenacity.
  • The ability to quickly think and react to technical challenges.
  • 2:1 or above at degree level or similar in relevant STEM subject degree.

What we offer

As a graduate, as well as being an integral part of the Gilmond family, you'll also get access to all our great staff, who will help you learn and develop on the job, giving you just the right combination of responsibility and guidance.

You will gain valuable and meaningful experience, support and on the job training to advance your skills as a Software Developer. You will have immediate exposure on our products and receive coaching and training from Senior Developers who will provide insight into all aspects of the role.

  • Exceptional Development Opportunities
  • Fantastic working environment in offices in central Bournemouth
  • 25 days holiday (increases with length of service) + bank holidays
  • Pension Contribution Plan
  • Newly renovated modern offices
  • Flexible working options
  • Free hot and cold drinks
  • Fruit bowls replenished daily

Standard Information

This is an outline and employees are expected to undertake other reasonable duties appropriate to the role, as directed.

All employees are expected to comply with the organisational Health & Safety Policy and to undertake their duties responsibly.

All candidates and employees must have the Right to Work in the UK as required by the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

To apply for any of our vacancies, please send your CV, a covering letter and your salary expectations to, quoting the job title