Graduate Software Developer - Bristol (Yate)

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Sopra Banking Software is the partner of choice for more than 1,500 financial institutions worldwide.

The rich variety of our software, the strength of our conviction and our passion for innovation enable us to support our clients on a daily basis and in their projects, as well as in their goals regarding financial inclusion.

Our customers, based in over 80 countries around the world, benefit every day from our technologies and software, as well as the expertise of our 5,000 employees.

Sopra Banking Software is a subsidiary of the Sopra Steria Group, a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development. With more than 46,000 employees, the Sopra Steria Group generated a turnover of €4.3 billion in 2020.

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As a Graduate Software Developer working for us will give you the opportunity to push your skills and experience to the limit, creating technical solutions for Enterprise Global Banking & Finance Businesses and play your part in our expanding international operations.

On offer is the opportunity to work in our well-established software development department where you will work with leading web-based software systems developed on open architecture, using Java and Relational Databases. The product direction is targeting a SaaS microservice platform architecture based around AWS services. With this change in direction, there will be a transition from Java to other languages such as TypeScript.

The Role

  • Develop quality software and web applications
  • Analyze and maintain existing software applications
  • Design highly scalable, testable code
  • Discover and fix programming bugs
  • Working on the development and implementation of our software
  • Developing software code in accordance with customer requirements in conjunction with the software design team
  • Performing functional and technical analysis
  • Supporting customer implementations and upgrades
  • Learning about the banking and finance industry.


Upon application, please ensure to submit a cover letter as well as a CV.

Please also be sure to include your GCSE & A Level results within your CV.


We are interested in hearing from you, if you have the following attributes:

  • An interest in working for the finance industry
  • Grade C or above in your A-level results (or equivalent)
  • You have achieved, or are on course to achieve a minimum of a 2:1 degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Maths, Engineering or Physical Sciences
  • Experience with an object orientated programming language, preferably Core Java
  • SQL database or relational database skills

If you do not have all of the above experience or skills we would still like to hear from you.


In return:

By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy a market competitive salary of between £26,000-£28,000 and our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including a 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme (buy one get one free), an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and we offer flexible working arrangements to all employees, plus many more excellent benefits.

Sopra Banking Software are proud to be an inclusive employer. This role is supported by flexible working, based from our Bristol office we offer up to 3 days per week flexible remote working, with 2 days per week office based or on customer sites as required. All employees are supported to work from home with DSE assessments and IT equipment where required to be fully productive when remote working.

At Sopra Banking Software, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences, we value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. All personal information will be treated as confidential according to the Employment Equality act.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ’s, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.

Placed on:Mon 23 January 2023
Location: Bristol (Yate)
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