Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Technology Consulting Graduate Programme, Newcastle, October 2024

Avanade is looking for ambitious graduates to join a Technology Consulting Graduate programme in Newcastle and to bring their technical passion and people-facing skills. You will experience Avanade's amazing culture, build your network and apply your university studies in a client-first and innovative tech workplace! You will try a variety of technology consulting roles and projects, working alongside Avanade’s senior leaders, clients and global community.

 

Come join us:

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor and guide you, but to also lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look! Together we do what matters.


The Application Process:

Role Registration: January

Phone screening call with Early Talent Acquisition team: Jan-Feb

Online Assessment Afternoon: Multiple dates in February

Follow up and feedback: March

Avanade Internship onboarding: October 2024

Note the screening and interview process will be hosted remotely via Microsoft Teams

 

What you'll do:

Client work: you will join Avanade’s live project teams to gain experience consulting with our people and clients on market leading technology solutions.  

Technical training: we provide a bespoke graduate training programmes. This is us investing in you to provide exposure across the technologies our people and clients work with.

Communications Training: we help develop the consultancy skills you need to grow as a professional, technology consultant or (if you want to be), a leader.

Developing your career through industry qualifications:  your learning will be reviewed through group work and hackathons. You can expect to complete 3 Microsoft certifications within the first 12 months of your role bringing you quickly up to a certified professional level. 

Career Advisors: Every Avanade employee is assigned a Career Advisor (who you will meet weekly) and a buddy to support throughout your career at Avanade, these people help you grow your network!

Join the Avanade Early Talent Network: You will be part of Avanade’s community of graduates. The Early Talent network will be a springboard for learning and engagement as you start out, connecting you closely with others across the global Avanade business. 


Skills and experience- some of the below sounds like you:

  • You can evidence and talk about your interests and passion for technology and desire to pursue a career in technology consulting.
  • A creative mindset and collaborative spirit.
  • Ability to adapt and apply existing skills to new learning and technologies.
  • Strong teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to develop excellent communications that will set you up to become strong client facing technology consultant.
  • Aptitude and willingness to learn more about Microsoft technologies, including but not limited to: Azure / DevOps/ O365 | Python | Java or C++ | UML | Cloud Technologies | AGILE and SCRUM methodologies.
  • Flexibility to work on different projects and open to possible travel to client locations (within stipulated radius).


About you: 

  • You are a student graduating in 2024 with full right to work in the UK.
  • You will graduate with an BA, BSc or MSc, 2:2 or above by June 2024.
  • You will provide certificates for completion of your degree. 


Enjoy your career- some of the best things about working at Avanade:

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (18 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications).  
  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally.  
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth.
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you.

 Find out more about some of our benefits here.
 

A great place to work:

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact, and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page. 

Create a future for our people that focuses on:

• Expanding your thinking   • Experimenting courageously   • Learning and pivoting 

  

Inspire greatness in our people by 

• Empowering every voice   • Encouraging boldness   • Celebrating progress  

  

Accelerate the impact of our people by 

• Amazing the client   • Prioritizing what matters    • Acting as one 


Salary:

Competitive £30,000 salary complemented by an extensive benefits package including £2,000 sign on bonus and discretionary individual and company bonus.

  • You will be expected to be in the Newcastle office or at client site 3 days per week in person.
  • Avanade offers hybrid working arrangements, (training and project dependent). Our people are empowered good work while having a good life.
  • Role looks for flexibility to work on different projects and openness to possible travel to client locations (within stipulated radius).

 Learn More About Avanade

 


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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com