Entry Level
APD Communications

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 May 2020

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About the Graduate Software Engineer job

At APD we love all things tech! Working in one of our Scrum teams, our Software Engineers analyse, design and develop software components to ensure our products enable the emergency services to continue with their amazing work. You will get the support, encouragement and training to flourish in your career. A typical tech stack here is – TFS, Git, C#, WPF, REST, SOAP, SQL

Our graduates get cracking on real projects as soon as they come in. You don’t have to up sticks every few months to move to a new department – you can code, code, code!  We have a great environment to collaborate and learn. We hold regular lunch and learn sessions (with pizza!), great collaboration areas (Xbox included). There are no boundaries to what you can do, we pride ourselves on encouraging career development. So what are you waiting for?!

What you will do:

  • Work closely with colleagues to share expertise and find creative solutions to technical problems
  • Take part in reviews of software items at all stages of development (Pull requests)
  • Coding of individual software modules or programs
  • Continuous inspection and adaption of the development process


What you have already done:

  • Qualified in Computer Science
  • Passionate about coding, software and technology
  • Experienced in C#

About us

As one of Hull’s leading tech businesses, we develop critical software and infrastructure for the emergency services and public safety control rooms. Our innovative and dynamic solutions serve, protect and connect society.  

Our technology helps to save lives daily, across the world – That’s pretty cool right?

Here in the UK, our technology is used by 69% of the Police Forces and you’ll also find APD technology at the heart of both the London Underground and Gatwick Airport.

Further afield, we have customers in Sweden’s hospital and the Swedish Police, as well as in Ireland and Iceland. We also keep Dubai Airport, the world’s busiest international passenger airport connected.

When you join APD Communications, you’ll be part of something much bigger. From our offices in Hull, we operate as a business unit within Northgate Public Services (NPS), which is a wholly owned NEC Corporation subsidiary.

Being part of the NPS Safety Division, and the NEC Corporation, means you’re joining a worldwide team of over 100,000 operating in over 70 countries. We all share a passion for developing innovative public safety solutions that create a brighter world for us as global citizens – does this sound like you?

Our culture

You will be part of a fantastic team who really make a positive difference to the society that we live in. Life at APD is fast paced, we don’t stand still, we embrace changes in technology and the opportunities that those changes provide.

We employ ‘Geeks with Goals’, people who love what they do with a passion, that are committed to helping us grow and who truly care that they can make a difference.

The people in our teams are our best asset, so our workplace is empowering, encouraging and everyone has a voice that is listened to. We have a flexible, trusted and collaborative environment in which our people thrive in.

So, if you are looking to start your Software Engineering career and think APD is a place where you can develop your passion - apply now! careers@apdcomms.com

Please note due to the awesome work we do with the emergency services all employees must go through police vetting; this means we cannot accept applicants that do not have the last 3 years continuous residency in the UK. We cannot offer visa sponsorship.

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