Christian Graduate Programme in Software Development

Worship.Works

The Worship.Works Graduate Programme is seeking Christian graduates who want to begin their professional career within the commercial business sector, whilst also putting Christ at the centre of their work life. You will be placed within our partner organisation and will work closely with a team of like-minded Christians from a range of Christian backgrounds. The team operates in the workplace in the power of the Holy Spirit, serving clients who are among the world’s largest in their field, and impacting people, systems and nations through their work. 

The graduate role lasts for an initial 12 month period, but the organisation highly anticipates the opportunity for progression into a permanent role upon successful completion of this programme. As such, you will become part of the core team from the very beginning, and will receive investment into your professional and spiritual development with the aim of supporting you to kick-start a long term career with the organisation. The programme is designed to provide software development experience on a modern, cloud based microservice architecture. There are roles available within the team for both front end and back end engineers, using Java and / or JavaScript. You can expect to gain a wealth of knowledge and many transferable skills which will help to accelerate your future career. 

A full-time graduate programme in software development.

Through a detailed training programme, you will be equipped with the practical skills necessary to thrive in the professional world, whilst also contributing to the day-to-day activities of the organisation. Your growth as a disciple of Jesus will be prioritised with the provision of valuable spiritual input through mentoring and biblical teaching sessions, in order to support you in understanding how to truly serve God through your work.

Graduates will work alongside experienced members of the team, working on developing a new platform to support the business.

Please see below for details of key activities of all graduates within the technology team programme:

  • Taking part in daily team corporate prayer sessions.
  • Receiving regular support from your assigned mentor.
  • Participating in daily standup, company and scrum team meetings.
  • Developing software, including automated testing
  • Contributing to design, code reviews and technical requirements
  • Working with the Product Owner and experienced developers on solutions
  • Exposure to devops, IaC and CI/CD

Required qualifications:

Applicants should hold at least a 2:2 in a recent bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Computer Science.

 Required skills and attributes:

  • A passion to serve Christ in every area of life, including in the workplace.
  • A desire to learn and grow and a willingness to work hard.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Competency when working in collaboration with others.
  • Software development skills in Java and/or web application development
  • Understanding of databases, networking and cloud based services
  • Appreciation of software development practices and techniques
  • Experience with using software development tools such as IntelliJ, Visual Studio, Git, Gradle, Curl, Shell, etc

Key details:

Location: Your daily work will be based in the core team office in Maidstone, Kent. (5 days a week in the office for the first 3 months, then moving to a hybrid office/home working model from then onwards.)

Term: 12 months, with high anticipation of a permanent role thereafter

Usual working hours: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm (40 hours per week)

Salary: £23,793, with the opportunity for salary progression within the programme

Programme start date: Monday 5th September 2022

 

There is a genuine occupational requirement for applicants to have an active personal commitment to the Christian faith (permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010).

Applicants must be UK citizens or already have the right to work in the UK. Applicants in possession of a Student visa will be considered. 

 

    For more details please visit https://worship.works/grad-tech

    Worship.Works

    Job Location Type
    Office Based
    Location
    Maidstone, GB
    Keywords
    Graduate Programme
    Hours
    Full Time
    Deadline
    Sun, 05/06/2022
    Contact Email
    careers@worship.works