IT Graduate - Hermes

Salary: £25,000 + benefits
Location: Yorkshire, Leeds
Start date: Jul-2018
Sectors: Engineering, Computing & IT, Internet & Digital Media, Science & Technology

About the Role

We are looking for a number of graduates to join all our areas in IT: Testing, Engineering, Application Support, IT Service, Programme Delivery and Data Services.

This role offers variety as well as responsibility for making real decisions on real projects within Hermes. You will go through intense training, take a hands-on learning approach and be involved with all our latest IT projects, including our digital transformation programme, moving our data centre in to the cloud and rewriting all legacy applications into horizontally scaling cloud services.

You will work with a mix of established and cutting edge technologies such as Java8, AngularJS, Apache Camel, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Spring Boot, Vagrant and Docker. We deploy lean / agile development techniques and operate a DevOps culture.

Throughout your time with us, you will be partnered with a ‘mentor’ where you can learn from their wealth of experience and you will also have a ‘buddy’ who will be there for you every step of the way.

This opportunity will give you all the knowledge/support/experience you need to progress within our business and help you reach milestones in your career which you may not have thought possible.


• IT related degree – your degree isn’t IT related? Then show us your experience/interest in technology and development
• A real passion for IT
• Innovative thinker
• Ability to communicate at all levels
• Self-driven, enthusiastic with a can-do approach

What else can we offer you:

• Competitive salary
• 26 days holiday + bank holidays
• Flexible working hours
• Laptop/phone
• Regular pay reviews
• industry certification and training
• Structured career progression
• Employee discount
• Discounted retail vouchers
• Free parking
• Pension

Who are we?

We are one of the UK’s leading parcel delivery company handling over 300 million parcels a year with a 15% growth year on year for the last 7 years. We have 3,000 employees and over 12,000 self-employed couriers.

At Hermes, technology is the drive behind our business and for this reason, we are looking for people who are equally as passionate about technology as we are. We are undergoing a true digital transformation and looking for people who can join us on our journey.

All our squads are working on projects that will directly save or make the company millions and directly improve the customer experience. Our team are known and loved by our internal and external customers because what they are delivering has such an impact. The biggest selling point on why join Hermes is your ability to make a difference to the business, were growing fast come grow with us.

Location - our head office in Morley, the full address is: Capitol House, 1 Capitol Close, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0WH

Vacancies - 12 vacancies

Start Date - Candidates to start in July.

Click here to apply and find out more.


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