Graduate Software Engineer

  • 13 Nov 2020.
  • Belfast

We are looking for a graduate software engineer to be part of our core engineering team, helping build the next generation of cloud and mobile applications.


Since our foundation in 2005, Instil has built a reputation for creating great software through a culture of engineering excellence, curiosity and continuous learning.

As a graduate engineer, you will be very much part of this culture, writing code on a daily basis and learning what it takes to be an exceptional software engineer. You will be supported every step of the way, through attending conferences, in-house training and mentoring from our team of experts.

This position is based in Belfast and suits engineers graduating in 2021, or those who have already graduated and are looking for the next step

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and work as part of our engineering teams to develop software solutions to production
  • Learn and adopt the skills to become a confident, independent software engineer
  • Work across a range of front and backend technologies (Kotlin, C#, AWS etc) in a highly supportive work environment
  • Research and evaluate new technologies that could improve the quality of our software
  • Engage with your team members to create a fun and energetic place to work and learn

Need to have

  • A computer science or software engineering related degree, 2.1 or higher
  • A keen eye for detail and quality which should be reflected in your outputs
  • Experience in Java, C#, Kotlin or similar high level programming language.
  • An ability to program and solve basic programming challenges
  • A deep curiosity about programming and software in general
  • Excellent academic qualifications and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK

Good to have

  • Evidence of contribution to a personal or open source project
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of developer tooling (IntelliJ, Git, etc), testing and clean code

We Offer

Closing date

The closing date for this application is

Instil has given me the time and space to grow from my uni degree, and it continues to supply the challenges and support to keep stretching me as a developer Amy Crockett, Graduate Software Engineer (2017-2019) now Software Engineer (2019 to date)

Interested in this role?

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