🚀 Internship

Emerging Technologies Summer Placement - Corporate IT 2023

🚀 Summer Internship


🤑 £20.1K
3d left
Apply by Apr 2


  • We have ambitious net zero targets, and our business is growing to help us achieve our strategy. We're looking for students 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.
  • We are looking for a unique individual to join our Emerging Technologies Team for a summer placement. The team have an inspiring role carrying out research and building working demonstrations and proof-of-concepts using the latest technology.
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Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • You’ll need to be flexible and adaptable in learning new technologies and be passionate about future technology and problem solving. That includes being willing to develop software and hardware solutions in a variety of languages and technologies. As we’re a small team, you’ll also need to be willing to elicit problems, opportunities and requirements from our internal customers and evangelise how new technology has the potential to benefit SSE.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to work closely with other members of the team on exciting initiatives that could potentially be game changing to SSE and the energy industry as a whole. In addition to this, you’ll be expected to manage your own workload and work independently at times.
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  • We have opportunities for those studying degrees inclusive of software development and/or technology innovation. Our opportunities are open to students who are in their 2nd year of their degree onwards or those who have already graduated.
  • We'd love you to have some practical work or project experience that reflects your passion for the energy sector, as well as demonstrable experience of working in a team. You'll also be comfortable working to and setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges and should have a genuine interest in SSE and the prospect of a long-term future with us.
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  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets
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