Graduate Software Developer

  • Job Reference: 00002162-1
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Sparx
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

At Sparx we’re using technology, data and real-world observations to improve the life opportunities of over 5 millions learners by 2030. We’re a research-based educational technology company using rigour scientific and are creating some amazing products to improve motivation and learning for students. 

As a Graduate Developer at Sparx, you’ll be an integral part of the team from day one. You’ll join our team of highly skilled software engineers, who thrive on a challenge and use the latest tech to solve problems that have a tangible impact on education. 

You’ll be supporting the design and development of end-to-end solutions for our homework and classroom products, using modern engineering practices and agile approaches. You’ll write code you’re proud of, build cloud-based solutions that scale for many users and ultimately be able to see the impact you’re having on teachers and students. 

Things happen at breakneck speed at Sparx and our work is ever evolving, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to make your mark and take on increasing responsibility as time goes on.


What we’re looking for

Working quickly and collaboratively comes naturally to you and you’ll be eager to learn from the dynamic and diverse team around you. You love working minute-by-minute to solve new and complex problems that may take months to completely understand, and you’ll have the conviction that your skills can help shape a truly transformative educational experience.

You’ll have graduated from Computer Science, Maths or other relevant and technical discipline. You’ll be confident working with programming languages – be it Go, Python, C++, JavaScript etc. but you’ll also be a quick learner to adapt to the stack we use.