JavaScript Job: Software Development Engineer Graduate

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London, England - United Kingdom

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Software Development Engineer Graduate

Summary of the role:

Our technology is the heart of our business. It’s our people, like you, willing to challenge the norm to come up with pioneering solutions that enable us to rethink the future of travel.

As a Software Development Engineer Graduate, you are an integral part of our UK teams and the broader global Amadeus family.

We’re looking for talented Computer Science or other STEM subject graduates like you who share our passion for creating innovative, market leading technology. We help you to get a head start in your career by assigning you to critical tech projects that are strategically important to us and are rolled out for our customers (some of the world’s most recognized airlines and airports).

Whatever the team you join, you’ll be part of a welcoming, collaborative group. We don’t expect you to know everything; you’ll be supported by a buddy who’ll help you to settle in and get to know the teams, both in the UK and across the globe.

Throughout your career with us, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from some of the best minds in the travel tech industry. You’ll learn new technologies as well as use the latest tools and implement your ideas to produce solutions that directly impact our business operations.

Here are a few examples of the advanced functional and technology challenges that you could be tackling as part of our R&D team at Heathrow:

  • Standalone projects for some of the world’s best-known airlines

  • Supporting airport digitalization

  • Moving to the Cloud

As a Software Development Engineer Graduate, you’ll contribute to:

  • Analyzing customer needs to create new software(s) or to improve existing one(s)

  • Run feasibility studies and design software technology(ies)

  • Develop software(s) by following Amadeus standards and quality guidelines

  • Present your solutions to various stakeholders, including Product Managers & users to get feedback

  • Run unit and performance tests to ensure reliability

  • Go through the validation phases to ensure our software works for other people

  • Fine-tune our software(s) as a result of all tests

  • Produce software documentation necessary for the application and issuing it to the requesting departments

You’ll also:

  • Assist with the design, development and implementation of brand-new solutions for our customers across the travel industry. Solutions that will make travel easier and accessible for billions of people.

  • Develop skills in fundamental technical theories, procedures and practices and the ability to apply them in their immediate technical skill area.

  • Produce code, investigate problems, support or test within timescales and standards defined by the Unit or Project Leader.

  • Use existing, clearly defined procedures to solve routine problems.

  • Participate in user requirements and specifications for clients, proposing innovative solutions.

  • Start building an understanding of the system architecture to put work into context and build the big picture of the system, within the horizons of Amadeus.

  • Be able to solve or propose fundamental and complex IT solutions within your immediate technical field.

About the ideal candidate:

  • You’ll have completed or soon to complete a University degree in Computer Science or related technical field or a degree from one of the other STEM topics (or have equivalent experience)

  • You’re fluent in English

  • You’ll have basic knowledge of software development

  • You’ve studied or experimented with C, C++ and/or Java, J2EE languages, Python

  • You’ve heard of or worked with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Java/Swing or AngularJS

  • You’ve heard of or worked with RDBMS/SQL (Oracle preferred), NoSQL (MongoDB, Hadoop database), Standard Template Library and Unix/Linux

  • You can easily adapt to the constant evolution of the software technologies

  • You’ll have the willingness to learn, share your ideas, and improve yourself every day

  • It will be a bonus if you have completed an internship or work placement

What we can offer you:

Extensive range of benefits including:

  • Hybrid working (best of both worlds)

  • 28 days holiday + Bank holidays

  • Bonus

  • Pension

  • Healthcare

  • Electric car leasing

  • Gym membership

  • Share Scheme

  • An extensive Wellbeing programme including free massages!

  • State-of-the-art tech learning platforms

  • Sports & Social Clubs

  • Option to join our employee networks e.g. Women Network, Amadeus Proud

  • Discount schemes

  • Subsidized restaurant

As well as:

  • Working for a company that has been:

    • voted as a Top UK & European Employer and recognised as a Financial Times Leader in Diversity

  • Skills development and opportunities to try new ideas

  • Experience in one of the world’s top software companies whose products and solutions impact millions of travellers from all around the globe

  • A place where you can see your ideas come to life

Recruitment process:

Our recruitment process aims to match graduates with teams and projects that best fit their areas of interest and experiences.

  • Apply now & upload your CV

  • Online coding assessment and People & Culture screening call

  • Technical interview with Hiring Manager - to talk about your passion for technology

  • Competency interview with Senior Manager

  • Offer

Start date September 2024

Are you the one we’re looking for? Apply now to register your interest for this role. Shortlisting will begin Autumn 2023.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and seek to hire the best candidate regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.