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Software Engineering Graduate Scheme

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10 Dec 2021
Job Description

Location: Flexible, hybrid role based around our Bush House Support Centre, London

On the hunt for a graduate scheme that’s challenging, exciting – and as unique as you are? Our Software Engineering Graduate Scheme could be just what you’re after.

We’re the UK’s number one homeware retailer, turning houses into homes across the UK since 1979. Today, with over 170 superstores across the country and a successful online operation – – we’re an industry-leading, instantly recognisable brand and offer over 50,000 products across a broad range of categories.

How did we get this far? By understanding our customers and constantly innovating and improving the way we do things. And we’re nowhere near finished. That’s why we’re on the lookout for fearless go-getters, ambitious self-starters and creative innovators who’ve got the passion and determination to take charge of their careers – and shape the future of our industry. That’s where you come in.

What to expect:

The Software Engineering team is on a mission: to transform and future-proof Dunelm’s digital platform using cutting-edge technology like React, Node.js and AWS Lambda.

Join our team as a graduate and you’ll dive straight into the boundary-smashing world of Software Engineering, with a structured rotational scheme that gives you hands-on experience to deliver end-to-end vertical solutions for our business.

Over two years you’ll:

  • Get up to speed with the integral role everyone in our Software Engineering department plays, by working in Front End, Back End and Development Operations
  • Collaborate with the super-talented Front-End team on our website and find ways to create easier and more intuitive user experiences for our customers using languages like HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Help our brilliant Back End team create faster and more efficient codes, as well as algorithms for delivery time and processes to the front end of the website
  • Pick up skills from the Development Operations team by working with Cloud and understanding how code can be used easily from development to production
  •  Improve your technical skills in:
    - Software Engineering
    - DevOps
    - Infrastructure
    - Data Science & Insight
    - Architecture
    - Test Automation
    - Delivery Management
    - Business Analysis

What you’ll bring:

  • A genuine passion for software development
  • Strong knowledge of CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Solid foundation in coding - doesn’t have to be language-specific but JavaScript and Typescript are the main ones we use
  • Good understanding of the software engineering lifecycle, especially agile methodologies around software engineering
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts as well as serverless tech and cloud platforms such as Google or Microsoft clouds isn’t essential but would be a big plus
  •  A minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in any relevant subject

Our benefits:

Our range of benefits are just as unique as our graduate schemes and include a 15% colleague discount on all our products.

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Dunelm is committed to becoming a fully inclusive business that is representative of our customers and locations. We recognise the value in diversity and welcome applications from all candidates regardless of sex, age, race, religion, ability, gender or sexual identity, socio-economic background or education. We are committed to making Dunelm a place where everyone can enjoy a successful career and have systems in place to support all our staff. We are seeking applications from candidates who share our values and celebrate diversity in all its forms.