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Avocado’s graduate program

 

We are now accepting applications for our 2018 graduate program.

Please complete the form on this page to register your interest.


 

Learn from experienced professionals as you kick start your career working in an Agile environment.

Are you interested in building your knowledge and skills in the IT sector, being mentored by our Senior IT Professionals, looking to take a leadership role in a particular field or build your proficiency across many areas?

Why join Avocado’s graduate program?

Avocado is committed to developing talented young graduates who share our vision and values to help us build the company and grow with us.

You will work with senior experienced IT professionals so that you can learn from their expertise and experience to fast track your own professional development.

You will also receive formal training in IT and consulting skills within our continuous development program and develop through our blended learning model.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for graduates who are interested in building their knowledge and skills in the IT sector. You should also want to take a leadership role in a particular field or build proficiencies across many areas. You will be involved in taking Avocado to the next level.

As Avocado is a consulting firm we are looking for self-driven individuals with a professional attitude. You will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to work in a team with demonstrated problem solving ability and attention to detail. Successful graduates will be working on one of our client’s sites so professionalism is crucial to uphold Avocado’s image and reputation.

Roles available

We have three streams in our graduate program – software testing and software engineering and DevOps engineering. Select the stream below to read more.

Software Testing

Software testing

Software testing as a career

You may not have had much exposure to testing at university, however if you enjoy finding out what an applications limits are or even breaking software then testing might be the right career move for you.

Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) knowledge

As you will be working on System Development projects, experience at university in different SDLC methodologies is important.

We will be looking to see what your understanding of the different roles and different stages of the software development process are from your experiences at university.

Who you’ll be working with

You will be working on our client’s projects with experienced senior Avocado consultants to support you as you move into a corporate consulting environment.

What you’ll be working on

As an Avocado graduate test analyst you will be working on major projects for major clients. A key part of your role will be to work with the project business analysts to construct test scenario coverage in order to make sure that the system under development meets the business user requirements.

Another key part of your role will be to work with the development team to fix any defects that you discover during the testing process. This will see that you get a good exposure to all phases of the IT project lifecycle helping to build your overall project experience.

Who we’re looking for

Graduates who during their studies have gained a depth of knowledge about the Software Development Lifecycle and Software Development Projects are encouraged to apply. A degree in Computer Science is preferred. We understand that you won’t have a huge amount of testing experience at University.

Where a software testing career can take you

  • Technical Test Analyst e.g. performance testing, automated testing
  • Test Team Lead
  • Test Management
  • Testing Practice Consulting

Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Software Engineering as a career

If you have a strong interest in development and are able to generate ideas and solutions, then our Software Engineering roles might be the right career move for you.

Who you’ll be working with

In a Software Engineering role, you will learn in a technology-driven environment using contemporary tools and design approaches, under the guidance of experienced software engineers.

What you’ll be working on

Your role will be client focused, leading you to become a Consultant, confident in providing technical advice in designing and implementing complex solutions to business problems for our clients.

Who we’re looking for

Graduates with the following skills are encouraged to apply:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Understanding of Data structures and algorithms
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Thrives in a collaborative, team based environment

Where a Software Engineering career can take you

  • Solution Architect
  • Software Engineer
  • Application Architect
  • Delivery Consultant
  • DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineering

DevOps Engineering

DevOps Engineering as a career

If you have a strong interest in building your own programs then our DevOps Engineering roles might be the right move for you.

Who you’ll be working with

Working in the Professional Services engineering team, you will be fully trained by an excellent team of Consulting Engineers and Architects.

What you’ll be working on

You will gain in-depth knowledge of DevOps tools including; Ansible, Docker, AWS, Packer, Big Data – Splunk (Operational Intelligence), Linux Engineering, Application Performance Monitoring – Dynatrace, CI / CD Tools – Jenkins, Collaboration Tools – Atlassian Stack.

Who we’re looking for

Graduates with the following skills are encouraged to apply:

  • Graduate DevOps Engineers or Computer Science Graduate
  • Scripting or programming skills
  • Hands on experience with any Linux Product Families
  • Hands on experience with any Windows Product Families
  • Strong problem solving skills

Where a DevOps Engineering career can take you

  • Solution Architect
  • Software Engineer
  • Application Architect
  • Delivery Consultant
  • DevOps Engineer

Get notified

Complete this form if you are interested in our 2018 graduate program.