• Graduate Software Engineer

    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • About Costain and your project.

    Start date: January 2019

    Applications close: 30 November 2018

    Location: London


    Salary: £28,000 starting salary, private medical cover, pension, 25 days paid annual leave/year, salary reviewed every 6 months.


    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    The graduate development scheme in Costain lasts for two years. During this time, the development is intended to provide a thorough grounding in the graduate’s discipline, develop personal skills and foster an understanding of the business.

    What will I be doing?

    Costain are looking for graduates who are passionate about the opportunities presented by the 4th Industrial revolution, are inspired by our purpose and would like to be at the forefront of the use of technology in infrastructure to deliver our strategy. 


    Costain have project-based roles all over the UK. The current vacancy is for the Thames Tideway project based in London. The role will be supported by our technology capability centre in Yatton (near. Bristol) with the opportunity of a secondment there in the future.

    About you

    • Degree in a software, technology or engineering degree
    • Hands on experience gained during industrial placements / degree projects.
    • Exposure to at least one of the following: Java, C++, Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript,
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office elements including Word, Excel, Outlook.
    • Exposure to SQL or noSQL database
    • Knowledge of Windows or Linux development
    • Basic understanding of cyber security
    • Knowledge of object-oriented design principles.

    The successful applicant must be able to start in January 2019.


    Please contact us via earlycareers@costain.com if you have any questions.


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