QA - Graduate IT Consultant – Big Data Specialisation Programme

Salary: £23,000 plus benefits plus OTE plus expenses
Location: Nationwide
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Consultancy, Engineering, Computing & IT, Science & Technology

QA Ltd is the UK’s number 1 technical training provider. With over 6000 clients and operating within 80% of the FTSE 250, we are a world leader of IT training. QA Consulting, a division of QA Ltd, have the unique ability to use this world class training to provide outstanding consultants to the largest companies in the UK.


QA Consulting’s unique award winning Graduate Programme takes you through intensive training, giving you the skills and qualifications to work within cutting edge technologies, throughout the IT industry. Our Graduate Programme has a strong focus on community, support and career development which has led to us being voted 4th in a poll of the top technical companies for Graduates on TheJobCrowd. Our Academy, in the heart of Media City, is perfect for facilitating your entry into the world of Enterprise IT. 


The successful Graduates will be joining one of the most highly renowned Technology Graduate employers in the UK. Our investment in our people, and the opportunity we offer our Consultants has brought the company outstanding external praise including:


  1. Voted 4th in a poll of Top Technical Companies for Graduates to work for
  2. Glassdoor scores of 4.6/5 rating, 89% would recommend, 96% approve of CEO
  3. Microsoft Worldwide Learning Partner of the Year


We currently have opportunities for Graduates to join the Big Data technology stream. As people, businesses, and devices are becoming increasingly connected we create incredible amounts of potentially useful data. It’s estimated that we produce over 2.5 exabytes of data every day in a range of formats from .mp3 to plain text, and as this increases, so does the skill gap for those who can use the technologies necessary to gain critical insights that influence business decisions.


Graduate training will include;


  1. Enterprise Architecture and Business Process Modelling
  2. Object Oriented Programming and concepts
  3. Continuous Integration
  4. Relational and Non-Relational Databases
  5. Distributed Storage and Processing
  6. ETL, Analytics, Development, and Visualisation with Big Data


Once trained, you will be prepared to work with a range of popular technologies in the Big Data industry to perform cluster administration, ETL operations, analytics, and visualisation. This opportunity not only includes general knowledge of Big Data storage and processing, but also a number of the fastest trending skills in technology such as Spark, Hive, and Cassandra.


Salary/Benefits:


  1. A starting salary of £23,000 - £25,000 OTE, potentially rising to £42,000 OTE after year 2
  2. Paid for luxury accommodation in Salford Quays and Manchester City Centre or a Living Allowance provided throughout your training
  3. Unlimited referral incentive scheme
  4. Contributory Pension Scheme
  5. Annual overseas consultant conference
  6. Serviced based benefits including Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection and Life Assurance
  7. Ongoing career development


Graduate requirements:


  1. A STEM degree
  2. Eligibility to work in the UK
  3. A keen interest in computer programming and software development
  4. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  5. The desire to develop your skills in a long term position working across our client sites in the UK.


We are also recruiting for roles in Pega, Cyber Security, DevOps and many other industry leading technologies. If you are interested please get in touch.


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