Graduate - Technology - Virgin Media O2 Future Careers

Graduate – Technology

Department

Graduate

Closing Date

04 Mar 2024

Salary

£35,000

Location

Reading

Ready to see what you can do? Join us as a Technology Graduate and be brave, be real, and work together with us. Understand our business, and make an impact on it, all while expanding your skills and earning £35,000.  

Here’s what you’ll deliver

Our graduate scheme lasts two years with four 6-month rotations across a range of departments, enabling you to broaden your knowledge in different aspects of our Technology operation while building a wider understanding of the business and contributing to our unrivalled success. Get involved in areas including:

  • Delivery and Project Management
  • Technology Strategy and Innovation
  • IP & Fibre Network Services
  • Network Operations
  • Mobile Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Automation
  • Network Performance & Security
  • Data and Analytics
  • Transformation

The journey usually starts in Reading, but over the duration of the scheme, there may be opportunities to work at other locations across the UK, depending on business needs. We operate a hybrid working environment, aiming for an average of 2 to 3 days per week in the office, with strong emphasis on maintaining flexibility based on our dynamic business needs.

“Being integrated into a professional environment with space to contribute ideas and perspectives has hugely progressed my confidence. The scheme has helped me to recognise my abilities beyond a graduate position.”

Kudzai Mundiripo, Technology Graduate

What we look for

Graduates with insatiable curiosity with great attention to detail and confident enough to share their thoughts and challenge our ways of working. We also want to see your passion for technology and innovation. We’re looking for individuals super-motivated to become our leaders of the future. 

You must have a 2:1 or above in a STEM or IT-related subject area (including subjects such as Data, Automation & Cloud Computing). We’d also like to see some key qualities in our graduates, including:

  • Supportive teammate with the ability to develop and implement strategies
  • Boldness and creativity, able to produce ideas that inspire and influence
  • Honesty, authenticity and respectfulness to create an open environment
  • Agile and inclusive leadership with great communication, organisational and analytical needs

We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of society. So, we’re keen to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and circumstances.

What’s in it for you

You’ll receive a salary of £35,000 plus a £2,000 welcome bonus. In addition, we’ll provide on-the-job training and first-hand experience. Learn from global technology professionals to turbo-boost your career for years to come with the chance to deliver ground-breaking products, amazing apps used by millions, and some of the fastest broadband speeds on the planet. You’ll also be offered pay progression that is very competitive.

Plus, get access to all of our employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days' holiday, increasing to 28 days’ after 5 years
  • Flexible benefits package including pension, medical plans and buying and selling holiday
  • Huge discounts on everything from days out to household bills

…and loads more!

 

We’re Virgin Media O2

Since we joined forces, we’ve been reimagining connectivity to upgrade the UK. We’re a beacon of innovation, brimming with new ideas and dedicated people. Lighting up life for millions of homes, businesses, and communities. Striving to give our customers unconditional connectivity. We’re here to challenge the market – win, not compete. 

We’ve hired over 450 graduates since 2010, beating industry averages in how engaged and diverse our community is! So, we know how to make these opportunities exciting and valuable for you. You just need to find your role. Perhaps this is it (if not we have others). 

 

Duration: 2-years 

Location: Reading 

Requirements: 2:1 or above in a STEM or IT-related subject area

Salary: £35,000 plus a £2,000 welcome bonus 

Assessment Centre Dates: 30th April & 1st May 2024 

Start Date: 9th September 2024