IGNITE Graduate Software Developer / Architect Program 2021

Capgemini IGNITE Graduate Program provides a tailor-made development path for junior Software developers and helps them grow from a graduate to a fully qualified Software Specialists. The IGNITE Graduate Program runs for 18 months in parallel with your customer assignments and provides training adapted to your skills. As Capgemini is a global company with operations in more than 50 countries with 270,000 employees, there are no limits to what you can achieve with us.

What to expect from IGNITE:

  • Deliver your first successful assignment as a consultant
  • Tailor-made training program based on your consultant profi
  • Dedicated mentor throughout your graduate program
  • Working on internal and client projects to drive business
  • Opportunity to connect and network with experienced experts in Capgemini

Who you’ll be working with

Our industry-leading developing and engineering community are at the top of their game. Responsible for some of the world’s most imaginative websites, applications and technical advancements, they refuse to be constrained by the limits of today’s technology – instead developing for tomorrow’s needs. From the most senior field experts to those just starting out in their careers, this is a team that works together to blow the competition out of the water.

Follow a technical career path

The Capgemini Technical Graduate Program IGNITE has different career paths with different focus areas and you will belong to one based on your technical skills and area of interest. The different career paths have a customized education plan with both teacher-led trainings, certifications, self-studies from a wide range of internal educational materials and other events that will boost your career path at Capgemini.

Frontend Development
Within this path, you will be specialized as a Frontend Developer. You will work with new technology, and the focus area will be to create, modify, and develop our customers' interfaces to create a high-quality user and web experience.

Backend Development
Within this path, you will become an expert Software Engineer. A Software Engineer designs, develops or maintains applications or application environments. The activities of a software engineer include coding, integrating, implementing, installing, or changing frameworks and standard components; or technical and functional application management. You will the opportunity be certified in relevant technologies.

Software Architecture
This path takes you within the architectural part of the projects within specific technology areas in digital transformation such as Cloud transformation. Technologies you will be specialized in are such as, Azure Cloud, Google cloud, AWS.

Data Engineering
Within Insights & Data, you will follow one base Data Scientist path where you will focus on developing basic data analytics skills, leaning programming frameworks such as SAS, R, and Python and applying these in a business context. With the base skills in the backpack, you will later be able to specialize in a business-oriented profile as an analyst or project manager or a more technical oriented profile as a software developer within our Insight & Data Practice.

The Focus of Your Role

From your first meeting with a client through to the finished product, you will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining cutting-edge applications and the environments they will function in. With clients in multiple different industries, your work will make a massive impact on the future digital transformation.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll develop and maintain bespoke solutions for a varied client base, which includes both the public and private sectors – drawing on different languages, methods and approaches.
  • You’ll support live systems and applications, implementing bug fixes and exploring improvements through code changes.
  • You’ll take responsibility for components of a much larger system, writing code to complement that which is being developed by colleagues.

What is in it for you?

Developing your technical skills to the moon and an industry-leading career. Access to innovative projects – and entrepreneurial colleagues. A team atmosphere where horizon-expanding challenges are matched with limitless professional opportunities. .You will be operating in a dynamic work field with real life projects for clients with different real life and critical problems, where you will have the possibility to make a huge impact on the problem-solving, hence developing these skills.Moreover you will have both a mentor and a team lead that can help you to evolve in the direction you want. At Capgemini, we don’t just have a passion for the potential within technology, we live and breathe it. It’s a passion that our people share.
So if you want to work in an organization that celebrates ambition and creativity, and rewards hard work with a flexible benefits package that can be tailored to your life-stage, then you’ll be a natural fit here.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we know that one solution doesn’t fit all. We appreciate that outstanding technical solutions become all the more outstanding when ingenuity is applied to a thought-process. And we know that the secret to any successful organization lies not just in the quality of work that it is producing, but in the people who are behind this work. It is precisely this that makes Capgemini such a force to be reckoned with. Committed to applying ground-breaking technical approaches to organizations across a myriad of industries around the globe, we help our clients become more agile, competitive and successful.

Working collaboratively, our multidisciplinary people work in partnership with one another to help their clients achieve their goals. And with over 270,000 people and nearly 130 nationalities under our wing, plus an inclusive and diverse community where everyone is welcome, we nurture a team ethos that ensures we are truly representative of the colorful clients that we support.

This inclusive spirit extends to ensuring every member of our organization is finding the ideal work/life balance. Whether that means part-time work, flexible hours or a condensed week, we will find the right working approach if you are the right person for the job. Empowering our people to discover what they are truly capable of, at Capgemini we will give you all the support you need to shape the future and bring your ideas to life.

Roles within the program:
Software Engineer, Frontend Developer & Data Scientist

Language Fluency:
Written and spoken fluency in English language is a prerequisite for all applicants to the program.

Length of the program:
18 months

IGNITE starts:
1st of September 2021

Last day to apply:
15th of July 2021

Learn more about our Graduate Program IGNITE and the different roles we offer.

Application Process

The first step of the application process will be to apply by June 15th. We will review and assess each candidate based on the requirements and the strength of your application. The Capgemini Graduate Program IGNITE is your opportunity to be empowered, connected, fulfilled encouraged and rewarded. IGNITE will provide you a foundation to accelerate upon. During the graduate program, our freshers have taken a lot of ownership and built a network at clients and internally. After the graduate program, they have leveraged their experience and become technical leads, innovation experts, team managers, and Capgemini super consultants.

This is your unique chance to develop both as a person and in your professional role. Take this opportunity to be in charge of your own career, building your network, taking on responsibility, and sharing your ideas on how you want to develop within the organization.

Our IGNITE Graduate Program starts September 1st 2021.

When applying please share your;

  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Your original university transcripts
  • Any relevant document (not mandatory)

We will be conducting interviews on a continuous basis, so please send your application, CV and grade transcripts. Applications missing one or more of the above documents will be declined.

What we are looking for in your application

We are looking for ambitious candidates with a strong track record of academic excellence well above average and relevant work experience. We are a collaborative company and look for people who take initiative and aren’t afraid to take responsibility and achieve team-based success. You are about to graduate or have recently graduated with a relevant Master’s degree in business, IT, engineering, or social science.

By nature, you thrive in challenging environments, and you enjoy working with others to achieve a common goal as well as approach difficult challenges with an enthusiastic mindset.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

About the company

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

People matter, results count.

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