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IT Industrial Placement Solution Designer

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today’s changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high‑growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams that lead them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

To ensure our services and applications are fit for the modern market, our IT team collaborates with every department. They develop, they explore and they implement the new ideas helping us to change the future of accounting, tax and business consulting. But, just as importantly, they maintain the tech that keeps us advancing. By testing and adopting the future of financial technical solutions, they find new and exciting ways to drive us forward. And you could too. In an IT role at BDO, you’ll become part of a team that act as the backbone for our business. No matter who you are or what your skillset is, we’ll give you the training and support you need to achieve whatever you put your mind to.

We’ll help you succeed

From the first business meeting to that well-earned promotion, and everything in between. Your career is your adventure, and it all starts here at BDO.   

Our 12-month Industrial Placement Programme starts in September and will stretch your experience beyond the classroom, giving you early responsibility and purpose from the get-go. Working with a variety of companies and surrounded by talented minds who will help you succeed,you’llhave the chance to contribute to a range of exciting projects as part of an ambitious team.  

Join our Solution Design team and immerse yourself in the latest technology, engaging with senior members of the firm who look to us for innovative solutions. At BDO, we're proud to run four cutting-edge Innovation Labs, where we push the boundaries to enhance efficiency, quality, and revenue generation. As an Industrial Placement Solution Designer, you'll be supporting our IT Solution Designers, conducting technical research and developing proof of concepts. We embrace Agile principles, so be prepared to roll up your sleeves and dive into a collaborative environment where you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the digital products of tomorrow.

We want you to thrive in a warm and welcoming culture where you can be yourself. Here's what we're after:

  • A second year undergraduate university student on a four-year degree completing a work placement in your third year 
  • A predicted 2:2 degree in any discipline 
  • Three A-levels or equivalent at A* to C excluding General Studies and Extended Projects (obtained or predicted)  
  • A 9 – 4 in Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent (we will also consider qualifications from outside the UK)
  • Capable of building prototypes and can write code when it’sneeded.
  • Experience with Microsoft cloud technologies is a bonus.

This is where it all begins. Start your career journey with BDO. 

Closing date to apply: 26th July 2024 

Our firm is distinctive and we want to preserve and build on the strengths of our culture and the characteristics that make us both successful and different. We look for people from all kinds of backgrounds who share these same qualities.

When you join us, we’ll make your learning our priority. That means providing you with an environment where you can grow, learn, and feel respected, at all times.  

Why BDO?

Ask anyone what they love about working at BDO and they'll tell you it's the people. We're a friendly and diverse bunch who work hard to achieve the best outcomes and know how to have fun too. We work in an agile way, with a mix of time in the office, at client sites and from home. 

We’re prioritising time in the office to really support your development as part of the programme so it’s important to live a commutable distance from the office. 

We’re also committed to your wellbeing. Agile working gives you flexibility around how you work to achieve the best quality outcomes for you, your team and the firm. And we offer an extensive range of benefits that cover your lifestyle, protection, money and wellbeing – everything you need to perform at your best in and out of work. 

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