Information Technology Graduate Programme

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About the programme

Our IT graduates are based in Lakeside near Portsmouth. However, as you may need to travel to any one of our UK Babcock sites, you need to be ready and willing to move throughout your programme.

On this two-year programme, you’ll gain insight into all our core activities, including IT platform, Portfolio and Project management, Security, Core application Development, Business Engagement, Architecture and, Design, Information exploitation and Innovation, Solution Testing, and Business and Software Engineered Solutions.

Information Technology at Babcock

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you could be working in a range of roles on a huge variety of different programmes. In the business-facing placements you will work alongside Business Partners and Business Analysts to build relationships with Key Stakeholders across the business, helping shape and influence demand into the IT organisation, acting as the connector between the business and IT to interpret and understand business strategies and IT requirements. You will interact closely with Architecture, Design, functional and technical teams to translate those requirements into solutions. At the same time, you’ll gain an understanding of the importance of testing within the software development lifecycle.

In addition our information support and service delivery teams help the most critical parts of our business to make decisions when they count. Working within the Analytics stream, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects, building your core IX/IM capabilities, as well as developing broader skills along the way. Capability areas include: mathematical modelling and simulation, advanced statistical analysis, predictive analysis, web development, data visualisation, information-related technology development and strategy development. Along the way, you’ll partner up with a lot of different teams within Babcock and learn from them as you go.

You may also join a dynamic team of Cyber Security experts who work to keep Babcock secure. You will get to learn and contribute in areas such as threat intelligence, investigation, monitoring and analysis through to use of our security reporting platform. In this dynamic role, you will put your scripting capability to good use as well as gaining experience through working with the wider Babcock security community.

Our functional and technical teams for Business Systems (SAP – ERP IT System) support the most critical parts of our business to deliver Finance, Procurement, Asset and Fleet Maintenance, HR/Payroll, IT Development, Integration and IT Security solutions.

Working within the SAP ERP team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a broad range of business critical projects, changes and build your core IT and business process capabilities, as well as developing broader skills along the way. Capability areas include: IT ERP / SAP implementation experience, business process design, IT development, system integration, security / authorisations, data and system visualisation. Along the way, you’ll partner up with a lot of different teams within Babcock and learn from them as you go.

What you'll need

You are required to have one of the below degrees and are able to satisfy the MoD and our customer’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)

  • A (Hons) Business with IT or Computing related degree or degree in Information Technology or Security-related IT degree
  • Or, a degree in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Operational Research and/or Computer Science.

What you'll get

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.

In addition:

  • Minimum 25 days holiday entitlements + bank holidays + agile working* subject to conversation with your Manager
  • Generous pension and employee share schemes
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.

Your career development

It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive during this development programme. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

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Babcock International Group

Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa, with exports to additional markets. We operate as four main sectors - Marine, Nuclear, Land and Aviation.

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