Tech Internship – Edinburgh, with Hybrid Working

Ref No: INTERN/24

Fast-track your career with our 2024 IG Tech Internship!

12-month, full-time paid placement, with £20k pa salary plus benefits

Want to gain commercial experience with a software manufacturer using the latest Microsoft tools and tech, get exposure to the full development lifecycle, and achieve professional Microsoft accreditations?

Apply now! We will schedule interviews and make offers on a first-come-first-served basis.

Why you should apply!

This is a brilliant opportunity for future Programmers, DevOps Engineers and QA Engineers to secure a 12-month paid internship, which you will complete during your third year of undergraduate study.

Rewards and salary

  • Varied, meaningful work – helping our emergency and professional services clients improve safety and efficiency.
  • Competitive salary (£20,000 p.a.) and annual paid holiday allowance of 30 days.
  • Continuing professional development, with support for Microsoft qualifications.
  • Access to online learning tools and in-house tech presentations.
  • A secure pathway to long-term success – you’ll develop in-demand skills and experience across the Microsoft technology stack.
  • The support of a dedicated mentor and structured training programme.
  • The flexibility of hybrid office/home working – with hotdesking at our Tech and Business Hubs.
  • A modern, city centre HQ with the latest set-up, and excellent road, rail, tram and bus links.
  • Limited free car parking, on-site bike storage and a cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Complimentary staff events, tea/coffee, and end-of-Sprint pizza.

What will you learn during your internship?

We develop our own-brand business applications – including the UK’s leading fire and rescue management system – so you’ll get to know these products in detail. You’ll also gain knowledge across key technical areas of the IG business, including support, testing, quality assurance and development, helping you build a complete understanding of the software development lifecycle.

Plus, you’ll work towards Microsoft professional qualifications, study e-learning programmes, participate in presentations, and be mentored by some of the best tech brains in the business.

Other opportunities

Subject to capacity, students are often given the opportunity to continue in paid part-time work with us after their internship is finished so they can further develop their skills and earn a salary whilst completing their studies. There could be further opportunity to join us full-time after graduation.

Tech and methods we work with

All our teams work within Agile/Scrum and collaborate closely across departments. We utilise our own workflow and HelpDesk software, Microsoft DevOps, Microsoft 365 and Teams to deliver projects collaboratively with customers.

Dev Teams: Visual Studio, .NET, C#, SQL Server, Azure, ASP.Net, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5, Microservices architecture, Xamarin, .NET Core, Docker, Git and LUIS Cognitive Services.

Infrastructure and QA Teams: Azure IaaS/PaaS, Windows Server/Desktop, Active Directory, Microsoft 365, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, Hyper-V, SQL Server, and Load Balancing/Clustering.

Essential entry requirements

You are currently in your second year at university, working towards an honours degree in computing science, software development or systems & networking (or similar) and on target for a 2:1 (minimum). You must be looking to spend your third year on a full-time, paid industrial placement. You should have strong ‘Highers’ or ‘A Levels’ (or equivalent) gained in a single sitting, ideally at A/B grades, and excellent written and spoken English.

‘Nice to have’

You have studied computing science to Higher, Advanced Higher or A level. Relevant industry internship/placement experience, other commercial experience, or volunteering roles.

About Infographics…who are we?

We are a leading software manufacturing company creating specialist business solutions built on the Microsoft technology stack. We work with emergency services and some of the largest law firms in the world. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, we are at the top of our game, giving you access to the latest technologies.

Read more about our FireWatch, FloSuite and Prevent + Protect solutions.

Please take a look at our IG careers section:

City centre location and hybrid working

Technical Hub, 3 Hill Street South Lane, Edinburgh EH2 3AE, with hybrid home/office working. See our locations here

How to apply

Apply ASAP. We will shortlist and schedule interviews on a first-come-first-served basis. We aim to complete all interviews and make offers no later than the end of February for our Summer 2024 intake (flexible start date – you may be able to work over the summer prior to term commencing). Apply directly via this page, attaching a copy of your CV.

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