The EDF Energy Research and Development UK Centre is at the forefront of the investigation and deployment of brand new digital technologies. Leading hi-tech, innovative projects such as developing apps that depict future wind farms to how to display and interpret SMART meter data, it’s an exciting area to work in and one which we’re currently expanding. We’re looking for a Developer to join our Digital Innovation team on an industrial placement. It’s a fantastic opportunity for someone to get involved in the digital future of EDF Energy. If you’re a digitally-focused developer who wants to gain experience in one of the UK’s most exciting R&D departments, this could be your chance to secure a ‘feel better future’.
- Studying Computer Science, or a related degree relevant to the placement
- You’ll be on track to achieve or will have already achieved a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or 2:2 postgraduate qualification
- Experience in programming, mobile development and HTML5 responsive design
- Relational and/or NoSQL databases knowledge
- UNIX-like, Debian/Ubuntu systems administration
- Highly organised and able to meet deadlines
Taking on a real developer job at a junior level, you’ll get hands on experience developing innovative new products for customers and businesses from scratch. You’ll work on front end development, back office development, systems administration and innovation and technology monitoring – all under the eagle eyes of an enthusiastic team of experts.
Most of what you learn will be on the job, with support and guidance from your team. Plus, you’ll have the chance to learn a new programming language during your working hours.
You'll be based in our office in Brighton.
It’s worth noting that we don’t offer relocation help for Industrial Placements. So if the placement you’re applying for isn’t in your local area, you’ll need to be able to cover the cost of moving to and living there yourself.
Apply for our Developer industrial placement through this website – all we’ll ask for initially is your CV.
Our recruitment process gives us a good chance to get to know each other. We want to find out whether you’ve got the skills and outlook to be the future of energy. And you'll have a chance to see whether we’re the right option for you.
Start by sending us your CV along with a cover letter explaining why you want a career with EDF Energy.
It’s not always easy to convey your best qualities and experiences on paper, so if we like the look of your CV we might call you for a short telephone interview. As well as giving more evidence of the skills and qualities we’re looking for, you’ll be able to show us you’ve given careful thought to your career choice.
Impress us over the phone and you’ll be invited to an assessment centre or interview. Here you’ll get to learn more about us, our culture, our people and our programmes. You'll also have a chance to demonstrate your technical knowledge.
If everything goes well, we’ll make you an offer as soon as possible. If you accept, congratulations on the official start of a very exciting and rewarding career with EDF Energy.