Graduate Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: 027 Beacon Comms
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2020
  • Recruiter: STEM Graduates into Business
  • Location: Tavistock, Devon
  • Salary: £18,500
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Contract, Internship or Placement
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

STEM Graduates into Business are pleased to be adverting a vacancy for a recent graduate (within last 3 years) with a degree in computer science or similar, to work with Beacon Communication Services Ltd. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated graduate wanting to undertake further training in Software Engineering. You will gain experience in all aspects of the business, though the main focus will be on software design and development and application support.

You will develop skills and gain practical hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • Programming (C#, MVC,, JAVASCRIPT)
  • Database Design and Development (SQL)
  • Testing
  • Technical support
  • Customer Support

Beacon Communication Services (trading as Beacon Comms) provides turnkey solutions to the telecommunications infrastructure industry, across  mobile phone operators and utilities companies.

Since starting in 1993, Beacon Comms has widened its areas of expertise, from aerial rigging to now include full site design, analysis, fabrication, installation and commissioning nationally for several telecommunications networks.

Ideal applicants should:

  • Have a degree in computing or similar technical subject
  • Have experience with C#, MVC, (desirable)
  • Have experience of using SQL
  • Have good communication and team skills
  • B a self-starter, who is proactive, talented, hardworking and thrives on challenge and change.

Beacon Communication Services is a business that is open to new ideas and believes that age is no barrier to progression. If you are someone who is committed to building a first-class career, able to grasp concepts easily, with a sharp mind and the drive to make things happen, then Beacon Communication Services look forward to hearing from you.

Beacon Comms believes in promoting from within their own team and offer outstanding career development opportunities for those who are bright, ambitious, willing to work hard and will never accept second best.

You will gain valuable experience in our applications and the Telecoms industry. Beacon is proud to have invested in designing its own bespoke application, which is used to support workflow across our business. As part of our strategic plans for growth, we are committed to continuing to develop our system capabilities which makes this an exciting opportunity for a high calibre motivated graduate.

To make an application send a covering letter and CV by clicking APPLY NOW clearly demonstrating how you fit the role and person profile and why you would like to work with Beacon Comms.

This role is open to graduates from any university who have graduated in the past 3 years.


Help with applying can be found in the Careers Advice section here on Gradsouthwest, by contacting your university or colleges careers department or from the Stem Grads team by emailing 

This role is being advertised as part of STEM Graduates into Business, a European Regional Development Funded project delivered by the University of Plymouth Careers Service. Its aim is to increase the number of paid internships available to recent graduates with small and medium sized enterprises based in Devon. Funded until spring 2021, the project should produce 80 internships with 80 separate employers across the county. 

By providing support and funding to the SMEs, it is hoped that a cohort of graduate employing SMEs will be created which will continue to employ graduates beyond the life of the project.