28 Mar, 2019

Graduate Software Engineer

  • Capita
  • Portsmouth, UK
Permanent Software Engineering

Job Description

Becoming a Graduate Software Developer with Capita Communications and Control solutions:

A largely internal facing role working with the development managers / team leaders, to ensure the team are working efficiently and are meeting expectations in terms of project deliverables.

The projects relate primarily to CCS’s Software branded products; CAD and Telephony and Communication solutions and related products and CCS’s next generation of products.

What you will do:

  • Develop new software and maintain existing software in accordance with customer support requirements

  • Assist with investigation and resolution of problems reported at customer sites.

  • Contribute to software design and solution architecture design

  • Configure/upgrade/manage internal development and /test environments

  • Carry out peer review for team members work

  • Review release testing for software releases


Your experience will include:

  • Graduate degree relating to software development, computer studies etc. 
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrable knowledge of .NET development using Visual Basic and/or C#
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills in order to co-ordinate the variety of tasks needed to fulfil the job requirements.
  • A good understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle processes.
  • Computer literate with a solid understanding of computer systems and a basic knowledge of the specific technology we use.


About Capita Communications and Control Solutions

With increasing pressure on emergency services, it’s clear that agencies like the Police, Ambulance, Fire and Maritime Coast Guard are looking for a next generation platform to support all aspects of public contact. That’s why Capita Communications and Control Solutions has developed ControlWorks – a market-leading command, control and contact management product. As part of the Communication and Control Solutions team, you’ll be creating unique solutions that make a difference to people’s lives, every hour of every day.

Communications and Control solutions are part of Capita Plc, the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers needs, we’ve helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you a company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts

You’ll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential – whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply – you can contact Chris Pope (chris.pope@capita.co.uk) for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.