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IT Graduate

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Salary:

    4000032000 to 40000999999

  • Contact:

    Piere Forbes

  • Contact email:

    piere.forbes@equitycity.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

  • Job ref:

    402

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-21

About the role 
We have an opportunity for a Graduate to join our IT department on the Starr 2024 Graduate Programme – start date Monday 22 nd July 2024. The IT Graduate is an entry-level position designed for individuals who have recently completed a degree in Information Technology or a related field.

The role is intended to provide a comprehensive introduction to the various disciplines in IT within the insurance industry, including but not limited to software development, systems analysis, data analysis and reporting, infrastructure, services, delivery and security.

What we offer:
  • A permanent position
  • A 12 month bespoke training programme including technical sessions such as Introduction to Insurance, policy wordings case studies, simulation underwriting masterclasses as well as business skill sessions such as Myers Briggs Type Indicator Personality Testing, Build your Personal Brand and Executive Presentation skills
  • A dedicated mentor/buddy in the team
  • Opportunity to work under the supervision of all teams to gain hands-on experience, develop technical skills, and contribute to the organisation's IT projects and operations.
  • Ongoing support and sponsorship with CII or relevant qualifications.
What we look for:
  • An honours degree in an Information Technology or a related field, 2.1 grade or above;
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g., JavaScript, C#, Python) and familiarity with software development frameworks and tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of data structures, database design, and SQL, with an aptitude for data analysis and visualization techniques.
  • Solid grasp of networking principles, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and an understanding of network infrastructure components such as switches, routers, and firewalls.
  • Exposure to cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and virtualization technologies.
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity concepts, including threat landscapes, security protocols, and incident response procedures.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues and provide effective solutions.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • A collaborative team player with the ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and adapt to changing requirements.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement, with a willingness to receive and act upon feedback and a desire to acquire new skills and knowledge.