Industrial Placement Student Sandwich Year
Unisys
Enigma Wavendon Business Park
4d ago

We Believe in Better!

We are a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions that can help change the world.

Enhancing people’s lives through secure, reliable advanced technology is our vision.

At Unisys, we believe in better! Here, you have the opportunity to learn new skills, apply your expertise, and solve complex problems with cutting edge technologies and solutions.

You are part of a global diverse team that supports you, drives change, and delivers successful results consistently.

Our associates are at the forefront of everything we do, driving our clients’ successes while giving back to communities and making this world a safer and more secure place to live and work.

Our success is a direct result of the work of our people who live and breathe our . Simply put, we believe in better lives. Join us!

Learn more about Unisys and our key solution offerings : , , ,

What success looks like in this role :

The chosen candidate will undergo initial induction training as a group and then be deployed onto project work as part of the Public Sector projects team.

They will work closely with both on and off-shore internal teams and directly with clients. This may include client site visits.

The associate will perform chargeable work throughout most of their placement year and contribute to the success of the program.

Working in project teams in a commercial environment on policing software for UK government institutions. The candidate will be part of a team or work independently to tracks the information related to projects and help to ensure projects run running smoothly.

The role will involve liaising with colleagues at all levels including Project Managers, System Designers, Software Testers, Developers, Business Analysts and subject matter experts.

The candidate will develop a range of technical and professional skills and will include some of the following :

  • Monitor projects to ensure timely completion, supporting the Project Manager so that each stage is completed appropriately and within time and budget
  • Analyze data and project information to assist Project Managers and other managers with their decision-making
  • Assist with the preparation of project reports
  • Manage project documentation, ensuring this is collated and stored as appropriate within project libraries
  • Support the Test Manager, producing regular and adhoc status reports
  • Gain knowledge of technologies, industry trends and standards
  • You will be successful in this role if you have :

    Ideally, candidates will have experience in the following areas :

  • Successful completion of Years 1 and 2 of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Degree course should be IT or Maths related
  • Preferred Skills :

    at least one of the following) :

  • Problem solving and investigative skills
  • Business acumen
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Personal Attributes :

  • Willing to go through security clearance
  • Self-motivated and have a practical attitude with a desire and aptitude to pick up and develop new skills
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to interface with all levels of internal and client project teams
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