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Graduate Software Engineering Programme



Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024


Location: Bath & Bristol

Intake dates: September, October

Reward: £30,000 plus benefits.

We are seeking forward-thinking, innovative, and inquisitive graduates to join our High Integrity Software Engineering Team as part of our Graduate Programme. Our software team is involved in some of the UK’s most exciting software engineering projects, demanding the very highest level of engineering excellence.

As a Graduate Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting projects in the Aerospace, Defence, Rail, Automotive, and Energy sectors. You will be involved in developing software for safety-related and critical applications, often related to critical national infrastructure. Our industry award-winning projects make step changes in operational efficiency and safety in their domain and are highly respected by our customers.

You will join a diverse team of excellent and experienced engineers who are committed to ensuring our projects meet our customers’ high expectations. We have a range of projects, from single-person consultancy roles with customers supporting them with their software challenges to large-scale, £multi-million in-house software development projects – and everything in between.

As part of our Graduate Development Programme, you will receive tailor-made software engineering training to suit your background, with opportunities to gain experience in the software development life-cycle by rotating through multiple roles on multiple projects. This on-the-job training will cover requirements engineering, systems design and decomposition, architectural design, coding, verification, and validation.

At Capgemini, we are committed to providing you with the support you need to excel. Our graduate programme includes tailor-made software engineering training, a personal line manager/coach to help identify your personal development goals, workshops presented by resident experts, opportunities to select courses from a long list of course providers, and regular forums to share experience and ideas across the business.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home; noting that you will be unable to work at home 100% of the time.


• Developing the requirements for a train control system

• Using mathematical proof to demonstrate that safety properties are met

• Developing code that will fly all over the world and operate 24/7 without incident for decades

• Developing reference models

• Researching new tools and techniques

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, stiving for equity, diversity and inclusion is part of everyday life, and will be part of your working reality. We have built an inclusive and welcoming environment, for everyone.


Graduates applying for these roles should have good communication skills – you will be expected to work within teams of varying sizes and be able to communicate ideas with other members of the team. You should possess good organisation skills and share our enthusiasm for innovation.

A key attribute of any applicant seeking to fulfil this role is that they understand the importance of Software Engineering as an engineering discipline.


• A first-class or 2:1 degree

• Post-graduate qualifications are also welcomed.


These roles require BPSS and SC Security clearance. To meet the clearance requirements, you will need to;

  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Be resident in the UK for the past five years
  • Have spent no more than 3 consecutive months outside the UK in that period

If you cannot meet these criteria, we may not be able to consider you for this role.


  • Competitive total reward package - We realise a Total Reward package should be more than just compensation. At Capgemini we offer range of core and flexible benefits and have a Peer Recognition Portal called Applaud.

  • Your wellbeing - You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy. support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

  • Shape your path - You will be empowered to explore, innovate, and progress. You will benefit from Capgemini’s ‘learning for life’ mindset, meaning you will have countless training and development opportunities from thinktanks to hackathons, and access to 250,000 courses with numerous external certifications from AWS, Microsoft, Harvard ManageMentor, Cybersecurity qualifications and much more.


As a graduate at Capgemini, you will embark on our two-year Empower Programme which aims to equip you with the capabilities that you need to succeed in this rapidly changing world of work. In learning pods, you will develop your emotional intelligence, refine your communication skills, tackle business challenges set by our Country Board, and even use your skills and knowledge to solve problems for our charity partners. Empower offers experiential learning that aims to transform your understanding into tangible skills.

Our Empower Programme includes:

  • Career progression model – giving you more frequent opportunities to progress.

  • Mentoring programme – allowing you to get ahead and leverage the support of others.

  • Regular social events across the UK – offering you the chance to meet people from our early talent community.

  • Annual awards – recognising high performers and those making an impact.

  • Community Connect sessions – taking place virtually and based on key cultural themes.

  • Volunteering opportunities – through use of your contractual ‘Giving Back’ days.

The programme complements the role-specific training that you will receive in post and acts as your springboard to continuous professional development. Are you ready to #GetTheFutureYouWant?


Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.


Capgemini Engineering combines, under one brand, a unique set of strengths from across the Capgemini Group: the world leading engineering and R&D services of Altran – acquired by Capgemini in 2020 - and Capgemini’s digital manufacturing expertise. With broad industry knowledge and cutting-edge technologies in digital and software, Capgemini Engineering supports the convergence of the physical and digital worlds. Combined with the capabilities of the rest of the Group, it helps clients to accelerate their journey towards Intelligent Industry. Capgemini Engineering has more than 52,000 engineer and scientist team members in over 30 countries across sectors including aeronautics, automotive, railways, communications, energy, life sciences, semiconductors, software & internet, space & defence, and consumer products.

Capgemini Engineering is an integral part of the Capgemini Group, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided every day by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.
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