Software Engineer - Returners Program (6 month Fixed term contract)

Poole, Dorset
15 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Returner Programmes

Back to the Future: Returners Programme

We know that returning to work after a career break can be a daunting prospect, which is why we are offering a Returnship Program which is here to help. Our Returners Program is a 6-month placement which has been specifically designed to bridge the gap between taking a career break of two years or more and re-entering the workplace. We want you to capitalise on your existing experience, refresh your skills and knowledge whilst equipping you with the confidence to return to work. It gives meaningful experience, with the wraparound of coaching, mentoring support and training.

We are looking for a Software Engineer who will join our Mobility Intelligent Traffic Systems company based in Poole. You will work in the Research and development department where you will be part of a small team who are responsible for developing and testing our cutting edge technology’s. You will involved in exciting projects on traffic infrastructure and autonomous vehicle infrastructure.

Join our friendly and helpful staff at our Siemens Poole office (Bh17 7ER) where we can offer flexible, full-time or a part-time working options. Feel free to click on this link to see what it’s like to work at Siemens;

Have a look at this video which is of two of our employees who joined our Returners Programme last year-   What support can I expect?

  • Full day group workshop session
  • Individual coaching sessions
  • Webinars
  • Mentoring - A mentor and buddy will be assigned to support your introduction and ongoing personal development within Siemens
  • Training - Support will be on hand with on the job training 
  • Additional training - Siemens offers a range of training courses and these will be considered and offered to you
  • Induction - A comprehensive induction to the business will be given allowing you to get a deep understanding and appreciation for the various functional teams you may be engaged with

This is your role. What part will you play?

The Software engineer role is key member of the Research and development team, we are continually developing new and exciting sets of products, this is a opportunity for you to work on marketing leading cutting edge green-field projects. You will be involved in developing systems and processes that we can develop into reliable, scalable solutions. We are interested in Software Developers at all levels and offer the development and mentoring required to assist you to return to the workplace.

Here are some of the technologies that our developers use in our solutions:

  • Java / Spring Framework / J2EE
  • RDBMS Systems (e.g. MySQL and MSSQL)
  • Web front ends using HTML5 and AngularJS/7
  • Messaging services (e.g. ActiveMQ)

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?.

Siemens Mobility Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) develops and manufactures software and hardware solutions to enhance road safety and improve traffic flows. While ITS is a well-established player in the traffic controller, traffic management and traffic service market, we are a true innovation leader. Many signature customers across the UK and US like Transport for London and New York City believe in us. While ITS prides itself in being a high pace, fast growing business we still manage to maintain our family-style working atmosphere and true work life balance is in the heart of what we do.

Our compensation package includes a generous base salary and holiday allowance. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

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