Software Development Graduate

How long: 1 year

Where: London based hybrid working. Anticipated 1 to 2 days on average in the office- subject to working patterns and business requirements. 

Salary: £27,000

What you'll need

A minimum of 2:2 in a computing related degree, including:

  • Computer Science
  • Computing
  • Computer Games Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Development
  • Web Technologies
  • Or Digital Applications

You must be 18 years of age by September 2022 to be eligible for this scheme.

"TfL is one of the most inspiring, supportive and inclusive working environments I've ever experienced."

What you'll be doing

As a graduate, this one-year development programme will consist of initial training followed by two placement rotations.

Here's an idea of what yours could look like:

  • Initial Training - 4 weeks of introduction to enterprise software development with C#.
  • Placement 1 - Collaborate in your team, with support from an experienced developer, to design and implement a React web application and C# API, for use by tube staff.
  • Placement 2 - Use Microsoft's Azure cloud and a microservices architecture to deliver highly scalable software services, which calculate usage charges for millions of Londoners each day.

Where this career can take you

Upon completing the scheme, we'd expect you to roll-off into a Software Developer position, responsible for delivering software stories within a Scrum team.

After five years, you could expect to be a Technical Lead, accountable for a team's software design and implementation. Or a Software Development Manager, accountable for delivery teams, strategic architecture decisions and budgeting multimillion pound projects.