2019 Graduate Software Engineer UK

Cisco · £30-40k · Greater London
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Can you demonstrate a real interest in technology/IT/Telecommunications, either through work experience or perhaps a hobby?

If so - we are actively seeking candidates for the Graduate Software Engineer role as part of our Collaboration Conferencing Engineering products team which is a UK based specialist engineering centre for the design and implementation of the most technologically advanced video conferencing infrastructure solutions available in the market today.

We are expanding quickly and we are looking for very good ‘A’ levels or equivalents and a first or upper second class degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Sciences or a related discipline.

Primary Responsibilities of Graduate Software Engineer:
Involvement in the specification of new products and features
Design/development of the products and features, working independently and as part of a wider team
Both architectural/system design and detailed coding
Working closely with the test and support teams to ensure and maintain the quality of the product
Working with other groups (manufacturing/documentation etc) involved in shipping finished products

Skills required:
Strong written & verbal communication skills
Proven track record of learning new technologies and features on own initiative
A demonstrable passion for technology and hardware/software development
Excellent mathematical or scientific qualifications
A flare for applying mathematics to problem solving

Additional Skills of Successful Graduate Software Engineer (not required):
Experience of TCP/IP networking, VoIP and Video applications
Knowledge of C/C++
Knowledge of low-level system software and/or real time embedded software
Exposure to video and audio encoding and processing techniques and technologies
Understanding of processor architectures
Understanding of assembly languages
Exposure to cryptography
Communications and networking protocols

Education Background:
B.Sc. / B.Eng. / M.Sc. / M.Eng from a top ranked University with a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or other analytical disciplines
A minimum of AAB at ‘A’ level or equivalent

Eligibility Requirements:
Due to graduate or recently graduated with undergraduate or graduate level degree
Ability to live and work in the UK with no additional sponsorship from Cisco
Must be fluent in English

Education Stage

  • Recently graduated (undergraduate)
  • Current postgraduate student
  • Recently graduated (postgraduate)

Day in the life

  • 40% - Developing New Features
  • 20% - Verifying and Validating New Features
  • 20% - Investigating and Resolving Customer Issues
  • 15% - Interacting within the Team
  • 5% - Researching new Technologies or Methodologies

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Our University recruitment team will review your application and quickly make a decision whether to progress with your candidacy. You will then be asked a number of questions around your skills and motivation during a telephone interview. If you are a good fit then you will be invited to complete an online test and finally visit the Cisco office for a day of interviews during which you will have the opportunity to informally chat with recent graduates over lunch.

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