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Graduate Opportunities in Digital, Data and Technology

The IPO has an in-house Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) department who provide all aspects of technical support, from finding innovative new ways of working, supporting office applications to the development of bespoke systems. This is an opportunity for Graduates with a strong interest in gaining hands-on experience and wishing to build a career in the Digital, Data or Technology areas.

Graduates will develop both their technical and personal skills via an in-house training programme and on job experience acquired by working within specialist teams, whilst building capability for the department.

This exciting two-year opportunity is suitable for individuals who have graduated in 2022, or due to graduate in 2023, with a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Bachelors or master’s degree, wanting to further develop their skills.

If you are interested in applying, make sure to apply by Wednesday 8th March. Successful appointments will start in September 2023.

IPO IT Academy: What it’s like to work in IT at the IPO

Sian Nia Davies

“Our Graduate Scheme is a vital part of our people plan. We want fresh talent and ideas, and in return we’ll give you structured skills development to help progress your career. Join us to build and run the brand new services that will protect the rights of innovators in the UK now and in the future.”

Sian-Nia Davies

Chief Digital Data & Technology Officer

DDaT Academy

“Empowering, developing and supporting our people, providing the capability for the role they are in and the goals they aspire to achieve.”

The Academy team is dedicated to supporting individuals ongoing personal and career development. Specialist support also includes:

  • Unlimited Pluralsight video learning access
  • Access to Microsoft’s ESI training suite
  • Trainer-led learning through Civil Service Learning and our training partners
  • Diverse and varied job shadowing & development opportunities
  • Substantial support for career progression mechanisms, interview technique, coaching & mentoring and much more

What roles are available?

  • Trainee Data Steward
  • Junior DevOps Engineer
  • Digital Delivery Junior Test Engineer
  • Digital Delivery Junior Developer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
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