IT Technology Graduate

Leicester & Hursley, Winchester
£24,000 - £26,000 per annum
12 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

The Client Innovation Centre (CIC), with emphasis on innovation, is a new, innovative and exciting part of IBM. Did we mention that we’re dedicated to innovation? The CIC is a fast-paced and dynamic business, created to deliver high-value technical services to world renowned clients. Buzzing with invention, originality and a pioneering spirit, it feels like an entrepreneurial start-up, but with the support of the world's largest IT and consulting services company.

We offer a unique experience for those with exceptional talent, extraordinary ambitions and forward-thinking ideas. The CIC is place for people with real enthusiasm and a passion for IT, a place for those who want a challenge, ask questions, and explore what’s possible.

As one of the world’s largest, and most innovative, companies we deliver top-notch services using cutting-edge technology, so your skills count! Working for the client innovation centres involves working in partnership with our clients throughout the UK. This includes working on projects designing and implementing technology providing a platform for our clients to build on to improve their business. This platform created cements the partnership between the client innovation centres and our clients. This relationship is ‘essential ‘to our business and being ‘essential to our clients is what we pride ourselves on.


  • Development, test and maintenance of innovative software for use in diverse business sectors, including finance and the public sector
  • Participate in design, build, test, deployment and support
  • Using object-oriented programming languages and testing tools
  • Deliver a range of solutions for front- and back-office enterprise, mobile and web-based applications

About You

  • Degree in Computer Science or related subject at 2:1 or above OR degree in another subject that demonstrates logical thinking
  • If you don’t have a 2:1 degree and believe we shouldn’t miss out on your skills and experience, convince us!
  • Resilience to change
  • Passionate
  • Inquisitive
  • Team Player
  • Fun
  • Flexible, hard-working and driven individual
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Ability to thrive in a friendly and energetic working environment
  • Ability to build software from high level design
  • Component test software to verify correctness
  • Adapt software and react to change
  • Support testing and implementation across the software delivery life cycle
  • Ensure software is fit for purpose through defect and vulnerability detection
  • Manage and maintain test results, defects and resolutions
  • Demonstrate an interest in Agile methodologies and how they may be applied
  • Demonstrate an interest in DevOps
  • Passion for IT, technology and innovation
  • Thirst for knowledge
  • Interest in up and coming new technologies and trends
  • Travel flexibility
  • Willing to go the extra mile for clients


  • Competitive salary
  • Career in a world-leading IT organisation
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounts at leading high street and online retailers
  • Modern office with agile work spaces
  • Flexible break out areas including table tennis and arcade games!
  • Employee training programmes
  • Opportunity to acquire industry recognised qualifications
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience with globally renowned companies
  • Opportunity to work with industry leading technologies
  • Opportunity to travel to client’s sites and other IBM and CIC centres across the UK, sometimes even further!


For roles in Hursley: As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. However, in order to be eligible for this role, all applicants must be British Nationals and resident in the UK for the last 10 years. If you do not fit the criteria for this role, please review our other opportunities at or consider an IT Technology Graduate role at Leicester.

For roles in Leicester: All applicants must hold a UK work permit or visa valid for a two-year period prior to applying. We do not offer visa sponsorship. For certain projects, ideally candidates will be British Nationals with a minimum of 5 years UK residency, preferably 10 years.