Live Services Graduate

Sage - Newcastle, Province of KwaZulu-Natal

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Live Services Graduate
Job Title Live Services Graduate
Advert Sage is a global company with a local heart. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people, and payroll software, we empower the world’s business heroes—from single-person startups to large enterprises. Our people are passionate and positive. We inspire our colleagues to serve business builders everywhere and champion their success. As a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 colleagues across 24 countries, we do business the right way, while giving back to our local communities through the Sage Foundation. Sage is passionate about building a culture where our colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work. Where people know they’ll be judged on their performance and behaviours - not their identity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description You will be part of the Product Function at Sage; the team that develops products for our customers, who are the focus of everything we do. We’re looking for Graduates who can deliver real value to our customers, by solving problems and providing solutions through innovative ideas.

We’re creating a culture that’s well connected, open and collaborative. Our graduates will be encouraged to learn and experiment in their work as part of a continuous innovative community. Our colleagues are passionate about our customers, and support each other to leverage their skills and know how.

Throughout the 2 -year Graduate programme and your career at Sage, we want you to be enthusiastic about your personal development, and continuously learn new things to strive for excellence. We expect a lot from our Graduates, and will encourage you to bring innovative ideas to add real value for our customers, in an environment where ambition for future progression is rewarded.
Key Responsibilities The Live Services DevOps team are accountable for Sage’s online Product portfolio. The team ensures our Products and Services are highly available, secure and performant. We value automation and innovation over repetition and manual effort; Automation is key!

We are looking for Graduates to join our Live Services team to drive innovation and to support engineering teams, by deploying, administering and improving infrastructure, using the latest cloud technologies.

Experience in cloud technologies, or knowledge of online Web/Cloud based technologies would be highly advantageous. A keen eye for detail and an inquisitive mindset is essential as you will work on complex technical environments that customers rely on.

You'll be able to demonstrate resilience and determination whilst remaining flexible and responsive to the changing demands of a fast-paced environment. You'll enjoy working as part of a well-integrated team and must have good listening, verbal and written communication skills. You will have the ability to analyse and solve problems, while working on high-pressure scenarios, balancing technical resolution and senior stakeholder communications.

Sage offers a fantastic range of benefits covering everything from health to life-style choices. In addition to a generous pension, healthcare cash plan, income protection, and life assurance as standard; you are also eligible for benefits such as travel, mobile and computer loans, cycle to work, and gym membership. Sage also operates a market-leading bonus scheme that really rewards our high-performance culture.

Entry Requirements:

A relevant technical degree in Computer Science, Software Development (Or a related STEM degree), with an interest/experience in coding.

Our Graduate Recruitment process:
  • Apply online with CV (if shortlisted, you will receive a link to complete a video interview within 1 week of applying online).
  • Complete video interview
  • Attend Assessment Centre (Held January - April 2020)
If successful, you would join our Graduate Programme in Newcastle/Manchester/Dublin during October 2020.

Closing Date: 31st January 2020
Function Product
Country United Kingdom
Office Location Manchester; Newcastle
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