Newcastle / Edinburgh / Bristol

Graduate Software Developer

Are you an undergraduate or postgraduate who wants to build a career creating complex and richly interactive software applications using the latest technologies?

The Role

The Role

Scott Logic builds large-scale, bespoke, business-critical systems for some of the world’s most high-profile organisations. Take the first step into a challenging and rewarding career by joining our 2017 graduate programme as a software developer.

You’ll be mentored by smart, highly-capable people in a collaborative environment that encourages the sharing of knowledge and experience. We’ll get you working with others to get you up and running on real world development projects from the very beginning. You’ll work across web, mobile and desktop using a range of technologies including HTML5/JavaScript, C# .NET and Java.

You’ll learn all the skills you’ll need for the best start to your career as part of a talented software consultancy team committed to delivering beyond clients’ expectations. We follow an Agile approach with solid development practices. We are looking for creative and self-motivated problem solvers with a demonstrable passion for technology.

You’ll enjoy:

  • A lively induction week with your fellow graduates from around the company
  • A series of structured individual and group projects to introduce various concepts of both front- and back-end software development
  • Ongoing training with activities including self-study groups, bespoke courses, conferences and mentoring
  • Transitioning into a variety of client work using the latest technologies

You should have:

  • A Level or Higher grades of at least BBB or equivalent
  • Achieved a 2:1 or higher in a computing, mathematical, engineering or scientific field, either completed or pending
  • A passion for technology
  • The ability to adapt and learn new technologies on the job

For an informal chat about this position or any other opportunity, get in touch at

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“I felt welcome and part of the team from day one. Everyone is very knowledgeable and more importantly eager to help. And the pay helps too! Also the variety of projects the company works on is a real eye opener to the future avenues my position could lead me down.”

Jack, Edinburgh

The Benefits

The Benefits

Our people are our greatest asset, crucial to the continued growth and success of Scott Logic. With this in mind, our full range of benefits includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • A non-contributory pension scheme of up to 10% of salary
  • 25 days holiday per year, excluding Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days with length of service
  • An incremental death in service plan
  • Group income protection cover
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Excellent career development opportunities including company supported training, certification and mentoring at all levels
  • Regular internal and external social events
  • A friends and family referral programme, payable to anyone who refers a successful applicant

You are also able to take advantage of:

  • Optional private medical cover (including member discounts)
  • The option to sell up to three days annual leave back to the company, or carry them forward, each calendar year
  • A childcare voucher scheme
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • A travel loan scheme
  • Discounted gym membership options
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“Working at Scott Logic I feel like I’m progressing and getting better all the time, because of the environment and the people. I’ve learnt a lot since joining. I enjoy the challenges and problems we work on and the freedom to just get on and do the stuff I enjoy doing, which is developing, and that’s brilliant.”

James, Newcastle

4 Step Process

4 Step Process

  • 1. Put yourself forward

    Use our online form to tell us about yourself and attach an up-to-date CV
  • 2. Time to talk

    Be prepared for a telephone interview so we can begin to delve a little deeper
  • 3. Face to face

    We want you to get to know us, as much as we want to get to know you, and the best way to do that is face to face
  • 4. Show us your skills

    We’ll gauge your technical ability by setting you some problems to solve

“I like how it’s very personal here – you’re an individual, rather than just a cog in a massive machine. It’s very sociable, and you’re given a lot of time to learn new stuff. A lot of time is committed to ensuring best practice is followed, which is great because it makes us better developers."

Lauren, Bristol
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