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2017 GRADUATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Thales

Cambridge, United Kingdom

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. By combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create, we’re transforming the world around us.
World-leading cyber security business Thales e-Security are recruiting a talented graduate engineer to join its ranks in securing some of the World’s most valuable information.

Based in central Cambridge, our eSecurity business provides vital, trusted crypto security systems to companies all over the world and is responsible for protecting more than 80% of worldwide payment transactions. Cryptography is the backbone of online and mobile security and our encryption products are used by 19 out of the 20 of the world’s largest banks, high profile technology companies and a multitude of well-known companies.

An Agile approach is used in product development with engineers working in small teams of six to eight. This allows them to interact, collaborate, respond to change; and they are empowered to make decisions on a daily basis. Thales e-Security also prides itself on encouraging and supporting innovation and creativity among its teams and the company is working in a number of exciting and emerging markets.

Key responsibilities
Be an active member of an Agile team, creating designs, implementing code and unit tests.
In your team, work towards a common understanding of the design and participate in reviews to ensure the integrity and robustness of project deliverables.
Develop software in a logical and controlled manner.
Actively carry out integration and verification of software code.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience
You will be studying for a degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or an adjacent subject, with knowledge of coding, programming and languages.
Desirable areas of study or interest would be Cryptography and/or Computer Security techniques

UK mobility may be required whilst on your graduate programme.

Please note that GDP activities take place during the working week but may require the investment of some personal time for travel and follow up activities. You may have the opportunity to travel to Thales and non-Thales sites throughout the UK when participating in Graduate Development Programme activities.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.


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