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Do you want to start
your career in tech?

We are currently hiring Software Engineers,
Data Analysts and Data Engineers across the UK

Digital Futures - Removing Barriers

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What do I need to know?

  • Software Engineering: London or Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow or Livingston)
  • Data Analytics: London, Manchester, Sheffield or Leeds
  • Data Engineering: London, Manchester, Sheffield or Leeds

Hear from our Chairman, Sean Zimdahl, on why we are removing barriers in tech
and what Digital Futures can offer you 


Our most frequently asked questions:

Which companies could I work for during my industry placement?
Companies we are currently working with include: Atos, Aviva, Cognizant, HSBC, Icon Solutions, Palantir and Sky.

When will I be placed?
We aim to place you within 6 weeks of your graduation. Once you have graduated from the Academy, we will work together with you to secure your client placement. 

How much will I be paid?
Once your placement has been secured, you will be offered an employment contract with Digital Futures with a starting salary of £27,500 per annum.

Click below for more frequently asked questions.

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Who can apply?

It doesn’t matter where you’re from, if you attended university or whether you have experience in technology. We actively encourage applications from individuals from non-traditional backgrounds if:

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So, how does it work?

We are with you at every step of the application process

You apply

Our application process is straightforward, accessible and open to everyone. It doesn't matter what your background is, what or where you studied or how much experience you have.

You are assessed

If you have the right to work in the UK you will be invited to our online assessment. You will be assessed for your unique traits, strengths, and cognitive capability in a fun, gamified assessment.

You complete the micro-course

If you pass our online assessment, we will invite you to complete an hour-long micro-course. This is a simple technical assessment, designed to test your aptitude for your chosen pathway.

You are interviewed

You will be interviewed by a member of the Digital Futures team. Our interview process is personal and designed to be a two-way conversation so that you get to know us, and we get to know you.

You are offered a place

If successful, you will be offered a conditional place pending your completion of the pre-work. You will receive an offer letter and a contract outlining the key terms of your training period.

You complete pre-work

As part of your preparation to join the Academy, you will need to complete 10-20 hours of pre-work in your chosen pathway and have a 15-minute 1-to-1 call with your lead instructor.

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Need to find out more?

Join us at our workshops – sign up now to secure your place. 

Introduction to Digital Futures
Meet our team and current engineers and learn everything you need to know about your journey with Digital Futures. 

  • Monday 17th April, 12:00-1.00pm
  • Monday 24th April 2023, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Meet your instructors
Find out what’s involved in the training on each of our pathways, meet your instructors and Digital Futures engineers and have all your burning questions answered.

  • Data Analytics and Data Engineering: Wednesday 19th April 2023, 6:30–7:30pm
  • Software Engineering: Thursday 20th April 2023, 6:30–7:30pm 
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Explore our learning pathways

Explore our immersive training in Software Engineering, Data Analytics or Data Engineering

Software Engineering

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Software engineering is about more than just code. To help solve real-world business problems for our clients, Digital Futures software engineers examine and determine users' needs, develop, design, build and test end-user software. 

Data Analytics

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Data analytics involves gathering, analysing and interpreting large amounts of data. Using your technical, analytical and communication skills, you will make data accessible and identify key patterns to help optimize business processes. 

Data Engineering

Data engineering involves designing and building systems for collecting, storing and analysing data at scale. Digital Futures data engineers bring together software engineering, cloud and data skills to construct data infrastructure for our clients. 


Answers to frequently asked questions about the Digital Futures Academy programmes

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Introduction to Digital Futures
Wednesday 16 November 2022, 6:30–7:30 pm

Introduction to Digital Futures
Wednesday 23 November 2022, 6:30–7:30 pm

Software Engineering Taster Session
Monday 28 November 2022, 6:30–7:30 pm

Cloud Engineering Taster Session
Thursday 1 December 2022, 6:30–7:30 pm