Hermes Parcelnet

  • IT Student Placement Year (Summer 2018 - Summer 2019)

    Town/City Morley
    Posted Date 1 month ago(21/03/2018 12:41)
    Job ID
    2018-6649
    Number of Positions
    1
    Department
    IT
  • Overview

    We are one of the UK’s leading parcel delivery company handling over 300 million parcels a year with a 15% growth year on year for the last 7 years. We have 3,000 employees and over 12,000 self-employed couriers.

     

    At Hermes, technology is the drive behind our business and for this reason, we are looking for people who are equally as passionate about technology as we are. We are undergoing a true digital transformation and looking for people who can join us on our journey.

     

    All our squads are working on projects that will directly save or make the company millions and directly improve the customer experience.  Our team are known and loved by our internal and external customers because what they are delivering has such an impact. The biggest selling point on why join Hermes is your ability to make a difference to the business, were growing fast come grow with us. 

    Responsibilities

    At Hermes, technology is the drive behind our business and for this reason, we are looking for people who are equally as passionate about technology as we are. We are looking for a student to join us for a 12 month placement to gain experience and understand how IT works within a business.

     

    This role offers variety as well as responsibility for making real decisions on real projects within Hermes. You will  take a hands-on learning approach and be involved with all our latest IT projects, including our digital transformation programme, moving our data centre in to the cloud and rewriting all legacy applications into horizontally scaling cloud services.

     

    You will work with a mix of established and cutting edge technologies such as Java8, AngularJS, Apache Camel, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Spring Boot, Vagrant and Docker. We deploy lean / agile development techniques and operate a DevOps culture.

     

    Throughout your time with us, you will be partnered with a ‘mentor’ where you can learn from their wealth of experience and you will also have a ‘buddy’ who will be there for you every step of the way.

    Qualifications

    You will be studying an IT related degree, have a genuine passion for IT and be able to communicate at all levels. You will be self -driven, enthusiastic with a can-do approach and positive attitude.

     

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
    • Flexible working hours
    • Laptop/phone
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Employee discount
    • Discounted retail vouchers
    • Free parking

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