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IT Graduate Programme - Enterprise 2024

SSE plc

Location: Portsmouth, Reading, Renfrewshire

Job Type: Full time

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SSE IT, Digital & Technology Graduate Programme

Locations: Glasgow, Reading, Havant, home based/flexible

Base Salary: £33,000 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

We have ambitious net zero targets, and our business is growing to help us achieve our strategy. We're looking for a graduate who can bring fresh ideas, new skills and creative thinking, to deliver innovative solutions to help us reach net zero. This is an exciting time to join SSE, you have the power to make a change and help us build a better, more sustainable world of energy for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

SSE Enterprise is transforming the way it delivers value from data in order to drive net-zero, and our Digital Services Operational Technology team is at the forefront of this. Our graduates gain real hands-on experience through learning each aspect of the end to end operational technology lifecycle. Throughout the 2-year programme, you will have the support of our Graduate Programme Manager and a business mentor, who will provide guidance and support to enable you to reach your full potential.

You'll be working in a small agile team of OT architects/data networks/data security/solution developers applying state-of-the-art techniques from energy optimisation technology, as well as working with the advanced data analytics and IT teams. You'll spend the duration of the programme within the team developing skills across operational technology.

Our graduates work collaboratively in a variety of contexts, while also taking ownership of their role by working under their own direction to drive action forward. A key principle of the graduate programme is continuous professional development and SSE has built a learning culture where value is placed on learnings that go beyond the immediate task. The programme will support your career development into a permanent role with SSE that reflects your experience and passion.

What do I need to join?

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself.

Safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'. You should show alignment with our core values and have a genuine passion and interest in the energy sector.

As the organisations grows and becomes more international, our graduates need to be highly flexible in order to embrace the changes and keep up with the fast-paced evolution of the business.

Our graduates are agile in their thinking and seek to address knowledge gaps. You should be comfortable working to and setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges.

You'll ideally have a minimum of a 2:2 degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) topic.

About SSE

We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow. We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition. This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we're SSE, and we're for a better world of energy – for everyone.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online. Click here to find out more about our graduate recruitment process. Closing date for applications is 11pm on Sunday, 26th May.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact graduates@sse.com. If you would prefer a call to discuss adjustments let us know by email and we are arrange a call with you at a time that suits you.

Due to recent immigration rule changes to the Skilled Worker route, this role falls below the minimum “New Entrant” salary threshold and therefore does not meet the requirements to allow for sponsorship.

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.

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