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Overview

A "global cloud platform and cognitive solutions company", which has evolved from the supplier of huge blue boxes into a software giant, with a strong interest in artificial intelligence ("Watson") among other things. Strong in the UK, strong corporate spirit, a great place to start a career. Involved in the Pearson rotational scheme for management trainees, and the QMUL group for the digital apprenticeship/degree (the same one that banks and retailers offer, but here you know that you will be working with cutting edge technology in a company where IT engineers are expected to rise to the top.

Field

Technology

Sector

Technology

Degree offered

BSc. (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions

Provider

Queen Mary University of London and University of Exeter

Based

Uk wide

Duration

3 years

Starting salary

£18,000

Permanent offer

Yes from start

GCG view

They are an award winner in the apprenticeship field but at the moment they are only trialling the degree apprenticeship scheme with internal candidates. Involved from the start they are treating this as a major opportunity but one that needs serious research and thought before they commit to a definitive scheme. At present they are not taking in any external candidates (maybe this accounts for the total lack of info on the website and a problem reaching HR) but they may do in future.

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