Graduate Software Engineer (Summer 2022)

Closing date
18 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
At Gearset, we build a cutting-edge DevOps solution for the millions of developers building applications on Salesforce. In only three years Gearset has become the DevOps solution of choice for some of the world's biggest companies, including IBM, McKesson, and even Salesforce themselves.

As a Graduate Software Engineer at Gearset you'll join a passionate and experienced cross-functional development team with a laser focus on quality - from infrastructure, to code, to user experience. The features you build will make thousands of businesses around the world more effective, and joining us as a Graduate, you'll get stuck into real work solving real problems right from day one.

Who are we?

We're a team of smart, pragmatic people who enjoy giving our best every day to solve our users' problems. We recently received three awards from Best Companies in 2021, putting us in the top 10 best mid-sized companies to work for, the top three best technology companies in the UK, and top 5 best companies in the East of England.

We're proud of what we've built and how we've built it. We work as a team, where attributes of trust, openness and honesty are key, as they allow us to have a feedback-driven culture that keeps us always improving. To learn more about what " good" looks like to us, read about our engineering values here.

You'll be a good fit if you:
Have (or are about to graduate with) a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field
Can write code and solve complex problems
Write well-structured, testable code, with a focus on simplicity and maintainability
Care about quality, not only of the code you write, but of the product you're building
Are interested in both frontend and backend development
Enjoy working with a collaborative team of varied disciplines, including software developers, designers, marketers and salespeople
Have an enthusiasm for working directly with users to build and deliver the right features
Have an innate desire to learn and improve your Software Engineering skills

Working at Gearset, you will:
Maintain and extend existing features, and collaborate with the rest of the development team to spec, design and build new features end-to-end
Learn from a great team - alumni of Microsoft, EA and Cambridge University to name a few
Be assigned a Mentor from day one and be supported by a team of people who enjoy seeing others grow their skills.
Become familiar with a pragmatically-chosen tech stack, including a mix of cutting-edge and proven technologies such as Docker, AWS, C#, React and TeamCity
Work closely with users, delighting them with Software Improvements, researching new features and soliciting feedback
Contribute opinions on a range of topics, from development practices to product strategy and roadmap

Nice to haves:
Familiarity with C# and Javascript

Salary and Benefits:
You'll work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, in our Cambridge office, with the option of flexible home working
Salary is GBP32k - GBP35k, depending on experience and qualifications
Bupa health care
Life Insurance & Critical Illness cover
Flexible working hours
Free lunch in the office
Discounted gym membership, as well as many other wellness benefits

This role would be for a Summer 2022 start

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