PUMA UK - IT Sandwich Placement 2019/2020

West Yorkshire  |  Sandwich Placement

Salary: £20,000

Ref: 6534

***Applications will only be considered from candidates applying through the www.step.org.uk website. Please do not email directly in to PUMA as any such applications will not be considered***

PUMA is one of the world’s leading sport lifestyle companies that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. It is committed to working in ways that contribute to the world by supporting Creativity, Sustainability and Peace, and by staying true to the principles of being Fair, Honest, Positive and Creative in decisions made and actions taken.

The Puma UK operation is purely a wholesale operation with c250 employees across 3 sites. All design is done in the US or Germany with the manufacturing being done overseas.

Project details

This is an excellent opportunity to join the IT team of a well know brand during your placement year.

You will start by working on technical support issues in order to better understand the IT systems. Day to day, your role will be to develop solutions for the business environment, as well as systems analysis, testing, and being involved in the entire life cycle. While this role is predominantly development based, any strengths in areas such as testing and coding can also be utilised.

You will be part of their 7 strong team, and as such there is the opportunity to get involved with more than just your own Job Description, if you are proactive and willing to learn about the business and the rest of the team functions.

Skills Required

You will be studying towards a computer science or related degree and looking for a sandwich placement during 2019-2020, with a keen interest in software development.

The role will be predominantly development based, so knowledge of java and C++ will be of benefit.

You will be comfortable with programming languages. The company uses RPG and CL so you will be willing to learn these once you start in the role.

You will be a logical thinker, who is keen to get involved in many different aspects of the IT team.

***Please note that the deadlines used on our job adverts are for guidance only. We advise all interested parties to apply as soon as possible since many of the companies we work with are seeking a swift solution for their internship. We reserve the right to close advertisements prior to the stated deadline***

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