Graduate Software Developer - Big Data

Job Description

This STEM Software Conversion role is applicable to graduates who have studied Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or Software based degrees, to secure a role working for one of the most highly respected software and data management companies in the country, working with some of the world's leading investment banks, trading markets and exchanges.

Full 1-2-1 training is provided with this position. You'll join with an intake of up to 3 other like-minded individuals, mentored by Senior Engineers, taking the reigns of the most efficiently performing data management software language on the planet.

An amazing, extremely niche opportunity providing the springboard you need to become a software developer within financial technologies.

The Ideal Person

The successful candidate has an aptitude for mathematics, an interest in becoming a Software Developer and a relevant degree

  • 2.1/1st class degree in a technical STEM-related subject (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science)
  • Good A-level's (grade B or above)
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Coding experience would be advantageous (Python, R, MatLab)


As one of the most desirable STEM graduate roles in Northern Ireland, VANRATH is pleased to have successfully placed some of the best future talent over the last 12 months.

  • Competitive Salary - £25,000 (£28,000 for PhD)
  • Tailored 6-week training programme
  • Career development opportunity
  • 28 days annual leave + statutory
  • Private Healthcare Scheme


You will gain a wealth of experience on a variety of projects predominantly in the financial tech space, obtain new skills in software, communication, prioritisation and more.

Once your training is complete, you'll roll on to projects and get the opportunity to travel to client sites in desirable locations such as Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, London and more...

As a Software Developer, you'll gain exposure to the full Software Delivery Lifecycle from planning through to testing and maintenance. Combining bespoke software with efficient data management, this tech agnostic company doesn't throw volume at a problem, they assemble a condensed team of specific individuals to solve the most complex of issues.


Successful candidates will embark on an intensive 6-week training program with a group of your peers from your cohort, this will both challenge you and allow you to rapidly develop your skillset in Software Development

  • Join a structured development program tailored to your needs
  • Ability to find your personal strengths and develop them to define your career path
  • Learn a programming language with core mathematical concepts
  • Access support and mentoring by working within a talented team of professionals
  • Gain hands-on experience whilst in a challenging real-world environment

For further information on this vacancy, or any other IT Graduate role in Belfast, please apply via the link below or contact Sean Doherty in the strictest confidence.

I very much enjoyed my experience with VANRATH. Sean Doherty was great to work with, very friendly and efficient, he streamlined everything for me so I had the least amount of stress as I went in for interviews. Looking forward to starting in my new role, thanks Sean!"

"My experience with Vanrath recruiters has been very pleasant, huge thank you to Sean Doherty, a master of his craft. Throughout the recruitment process, Sean has been very reliable and proactive and a great representative of the company. 10/10 would recommend this professional service."