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Tech Undergraduate Placement

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Vacancy Type:
17 Dec 2021
Job Description

Here at Dunelm, our Tech team are pivotal in our continued growth - so we continually invest in the latest tools, technologies, and techniques to allow our employees to thrive and take us to the next level. As our success continues, we need more people like you to bring individuality, ambition and unique ideas to our teams.

Want to drive the transformation of our digital platform? Join our Tech 12 Month placement and you can be part of a team that is shaping the technical future of our business.

Joining our team - you will be tech obsessed, confident, ambitious, keen to get involved in the latest innovative tech and have the motivation to learn and develop your skills with support and guidance from Dunelm. During your 12-month placement you will be coached and mentored by the best tech colleagues who will shape you into a future tech developer.

What your 12 months will look like…

During your placement you will have the opportunity to get stuck in with hands on development, coding, infrastructure, networks and more! You'll gain a thorough insight (and real experience) into the integral role our Tech teams play to put our customers first.

You will experience a range of key departments where you will develop your skills and make a valuable impact to the team. Different departments include;


  • See how coding with the latest tech brings our website and internal software to life
  • Use new & innovative tech to improve our website e.g. creating slick functionality for our customers' ease.
  • Work in an agile environment
  • Get the opportunity to work with and learn React, Node, AWS, Typescript, GraphQL and building APi's.

Platform & Operations:

  • Work within our Platform & Operations Domain to deliver high quality outcomes
  • Working closely with the Service Operations Team to ensure a seamless service is provided to the end user.
  • Get involved with refining our setup and evaluating new technologies and tools to further improve our infrastructure.
  • Understand how to deliver high quality end to end outcomes with a focus on value for our customers
  • Be exposed to the Platform and Operations team and other key stakeholders to understand how they deliver stable, reliable and robust IT services for Dunelm

What you’ll bring:

  • A genuine passion for technology (please indicate your preferred programming languages on your application)
  • The desire to learn and develop your skills in tech
  • Strong analytical thinking and a knack for solving challenging problems
  • Brilliant written and verbal communication skills
  • On track to receive a minimum 2:1 in your relevant degree
  • Be a second year student at University looking for a undergraduate placement year 

Our benefits:
Our range of benefits are just as unique as our undergraduate placements 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.