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UK L&G Technology Graduate Programme

  • Location
    (UK) and Hove
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  • Functional Area/Experience
    IT / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

Are you looking for a graduate role that is technically challenging? Do you want a future that allows you to develop commercial acumen alongside your technical skills?

We are looking for graduates who can answer “yes” to the above for our 2023 Technology Graduate Programme, due to start in September 2023.

The key thing to know is that your role will be broad and diverse, with lots of opportunity to develop. You will join our two-year programme as part of an engineering team and use your emerging software development skills to build features, solve bugs and ultimately provide valuable, high-quality software to our customers.

During the programme you will:

  • Continuously grow your skills in software development by undertaking relevant training
  • Be part of a team building maintainable features and resolving bugs to ensure great deliverable outcomes to our customers
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure high-quality software is built for our customers
  • Take part and share your views in developer team meetings to keep colleagues informed and to create a forum for knowledge sharing.
  • Collaborate with other team members to support smooth delivery of development activities within fast paced projects.
  • Writing / refactoring code & unit tests to conform to standards and reducing technical debt
  • Security testing to detect security weaknesses
  • Assist in the research and assessment of latest DevOps/cloud technologies

First and foremost, we are looking for people with passion for technology, an inquisitive mind and a desire to learn. We’re not expecting prior industry experience, but we’ll want to see that you have the tools to develop quickly. These include:

  • 2.1 Degree, STEM subject is preferred but not essential
  • If you haven’t studied a STEM subject, you will need demonstrable interest in Technology or Engineering
  • Analytical mind-set, with a high level of numeracy
  • Basic awareness of programming technologies such as; Typescript/Javascript frameworks, Public Cloud providers, Java or other JVM languages
  • Great communication skills and a team-player
  • Highly curious with creative problem solving skills
  • High levels of energy, dynamism and commitment
  • Highly organised with the ability to take ownership and prioritise effectively

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days’ holiday, private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products. Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands.

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

  • L&G Retail: Protection: We offer a range of products from Life Insurance to Critical illness cover, helping to support our customers and their families when they need it most
  • L&G Retail: Group Protection: Our GP insurance policies help employers look after their employees by providing protection against the financial impact of long-term absence or injury, critical illness or death.

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

We believe that good businesses are built on doing the right thing and strive to do what is best for both our people and our customers. This means, enabling you to bring your best self to work by giving you what you need, when you need it.

This is why we have designed a process that puts you in control, because we recognise your time is valuable. At each step, make sure you take time to pause and reflect before progressing to the next, as each subsequent step will ask for a bit more of your time.

We want you to feel comfortable that this process is as fair and inclusive as possible, so please let us know if you need an accommodation for any disability.

At each step we will give more information and clear instructions on what actions you need to take. You will be screened at each of these steps. In brief our recruitment process will include:

  • The application to this role asking you to upload your CV, application questions, completion of info to assess your eligibility based on A-Level grades and degree, online testing (Situational Judgement and General Ability), a recorded video interview, and an assessment centre (line manager interview, a presentation, a group exercise).
  • Please note that we are recruiting on a rolling basis for this role and therefore the position may close sooner than the advertised date. We would encourage you to apply as soon as possible so as not to not miss out on this opportunity. 

For any queries please contact . Please note we are unable to accept email applications.

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Great communication skills and a team-player
  • Highly curious with creative problem solving skills
  • High levels of energy, dynamism and commitment
  • Highly organised with the ability to take ownership and prioritise effectively

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