Software engineer at Capgemini

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£15,500 annually
Review Date:
March 2016

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


-Software Engineer, -Attending client site, providing traiing resolving issues -Daily meetings, interactions with clients -a lot of work on computers

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


Yes, I have learned more than I expected and they have been very good in training me to become a well rounded software engineer

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


The programme is very enjoyable and the workload is not too extreme

4. How valued do you feel by Capgemini?


Feel valued as an apprentice as there is a community for all the people on similar programs that are in regular contact with each other, although when on project with people that are not apprentice you are often 'mollycoddled' and maybe not given the most challenging work due to the fact you are an apprentice

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Program is very well structured and before you start in a position you are given a 3 month intensive training course which make you feel confident when you go on to work

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


Training provider has made themselves very available at all times and keep in touch with regular meetings

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


Any support you require is made available and regular meetings and calls are held to ensure you are comfortable in your workplace

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


The salary is good for an apprentice, but as somebody who was required to relocate due to the job the salary in general is pretty low, although I think this is more to do with personal circumstance than salary provided

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are lot of social events and opportunities to be involved with things outside of work and you are made aware of them constantly

9a. Would you recommend Capgemini to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Good company to work for

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Capgemini? *

Know what you are getting into before you get into it, when starting at the company you suffer from a bit of information overload and everything happens very fast.

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