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European Student Placement Agency
6 Month Software Developer Internship CONSD0811
ESPA (European Student Placement Agency) is a recruitment agency whose goal is to find high quality internships for European students in the UK. We work closely with our host companies to ensure the positions provide students with a great experience, both professional and personal.
The Host Company
This research agency specialises in the Insurance and Banking sectors. Over the last 12 years they have performed the art of gathering insight so that organisations can understand their consumers and benchmark themselves against their competitors. This company is a total disrupter in its market with an innovative combination of panel capabilities and price collection in-house.
Their clients include banks, big insurers, brokers, aggregators, regulators and governing bodies. Their pricing insight and data is used by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) for the Retail Price Index and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for monitoring the insurance market.
Not to mention that they have been voted one of the UK's best companies to work for in 2015 and 2016.
Joining this friendly work place, you will be a part of the development team comprised of 10 people. You will be at the front of their creation process. The aim is to deliver straight forward and relevant insights to the company’s clients.
As a part of the development team you will:
develop applications with focuses in business intelligence and analytic reporting.
Develop/use innovative data scraping technics.
Ensuring the entire solution architecture functions well.
Proactively looking at innovative tools to keep company’s competitive edge.
Background in computer science.
Experience of C#, Python, C++, Java or PHP.
Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Clear evidence of attention to detail and multi-tasking.
Solid interest in new Business Intelligence and analytic technics
BENEFITS: All ESPA’s services are free for students and alumni. The benefits are:
Paid Utility Bills (electricity, gas, water and council tax) + Internet Access
Commuter travel to work (accommodation will be found within an acceptable commuting distance from the workplace, if that requires more than a sensible walk then a bus/train ticket will be provided).
This will be sourced and managed on your behalf by ESPA. These benefits have an approximate value of 700€-1000€ per month (depending on location).
There is no salary over and above the benefits offered, unless specifically stated.
To know more, please visit: www.espauk.com
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