Graduate Software Engineer vacancy

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Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent.

Job title: Graduate Software Engineer

Location: Kings Hill, West Malling

Department: Development Team

Who are RDT?

RDT are a focused and successful Agile software company. They have been working in the UK insurance market since 1991 and in the Australian insurance market since 2011. In this time, they have been delivering highly innovative software and consulting solutions. RDT prides itself on being a disruptive force in the insurance market and has been at the forefront of many of the pivotal technology innovations. This is still true today as we continue to build industry changing products in our singular quest to Redefine Tomorrow. To find out more about us and what we do click here

The Graduate Software Engineer role at RDT

• You will have involvement with our Client and Managed Service teams and work closely with client change requirements and other day to day needs.

• You will understand and be part of the release process to properly appreciate the importance and complexity of multiple clients and continuous development.

• You will have involvement with a local development team implementing new features and change requests for both local and international customers.

What you’ll be doing

Learning (lots!). Our trainees are mentored and learn on the job and in structured training environments, in a team with exceptional professionals. We work with a range of exciting clients who demand top quality software solutions. The career path here offers the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and innovative technical experts.

What we expect from you

We seek talented and well qualified graduates with computer science or engineering degrees. We want to identify people with a thirst for learning who want to contribute to an organisation which will value and develop them. You will be able to talk confidently about relevant projects and work experience you have and be prepared to share examples of your development work. We are keen to hire people that share our passion for innovation and can demonstrate a “can-do” attitude.

We work in teams, in pairs and as a company to achieve our goals and deliverables so being able to work together is essential, whilst taking ownership and responsibility. What we do is provide exceptional software so you need to be methodical with an eye for detail and quality.

Do you have any of these skills?

• Knowledge of or experience in our sector, approach or technologies isn’t essential, but it would give you a head start!

• .NET code and VB.NET or C# development


• Microsoft Windows Operating system environment, WinForms

• Agile, Kanban or Scrum methodologies

• Testing knowledge including unit tests, integration tests and acceptance tests

• SOLID and REST principles

• ASP.NET WebForms and MVC

• HTML and CSS

• JavaScript (Knockout, AngularJS or Ember) and jQuery

• RESTful web API

• Workflow Foundation

• Insurance

What’s in it for you? 

This is a rare opportunity to join a growing organisation that will invest in you and your career. You will be using the latest Microsoft technologies to deliver market leading software to prestigious customers within the industry. You will be working with sharp and innovative people who are dedicated and driven and more than happy to share their knowledge with you. You will gain a real grounding in the elements that make a Software project successful and to use this to make good decisions on which area suits your skills and approach best. You have the opportunity to influence the direction RDT takes for software development and how we work. RDT will listen to new ideas and provide the opportunity for you to make a difference.

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