Graduate Software Developer

Job Title: Graduate Software Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-12
Reference: 33214
Contact Name: Leisha Milne
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2019 15:17

Job Description

Aker Solutions’ ix3 UK Graduate Development Program

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future.


At ix3, Aker Solutions’ software and digital services company, we invent new ways of working and develop new solutions. Our software portfolio accelerates field development projects, automates engineering and optimizes asset integrity, safety and performance throughout the life of an energy asset. Our software and digital technologies enable our customers to make better data-driven decisions across the whole life of an asset.


Our UK Engineering Graduate Development Program develops the engineers who will lead the way for these future technology and industry solutions.


We provide you with invaluable industry experience at an organization which is driving technological and digital innovation to unlock sustainable energy solutions.


You will be working on global projects with our highly experienced software experts, as we seek to shape the future of the evolving energy landscape and transition to a low carbon economy.


Your energy and passion will help us achieve our goals and make a real difference to our customers by providing a range of proprietary systems and intelligent analytics to unlock the value of their data.


With more than 15,000 employees at 50 locations in over 20 countries, we offer a wide range of careers and opportunities.


Based primarily in our Aberdeen office, you will be empowered to bring forward new ideas and embrace exciting challenges as you join us in creating a better tomorrow.


From day one, you will work in an agile environment in a SCRUM team surrounded by senior members of the team to guide you. You will tackle a range of tasks where you’ll be trusted to make decisions, deliver, innovate and learn.


You will help develop multiple different products, including taking new ideas from concept phase into products and developing existing products to add value for our customers. You will be involved in the continual process of reviewing new technologies to help make sure we are one of the leading companies in the industry for producing modern solutions.

Applications are now open for the 2019 Aker Solutions’ ix3 UK Graduate Development Program.



Here’s What We Offer


Aker Solutions strives to be the best. We attract the best graduates and help them learn, grow and realize their dreams through mentoring and other career development opportunities.


As part of our team we will help you achieve your greatest potential. The program provides structured training and development through a combination of project work, and on-the-job and formal training. A mentor is assigned to you to support your professional development.

On completion of the program, you will have achieved the following:

  • Gained required experience and competence to move towards more advanced technical levels

  • Gained experience in problem solving by working in a bold and challenging environment

  • Developed the necessary skills to exercise judgement in decision making

  • Gained an understanding of Aker Solutions’ operations and opportunities

  • Developed the skills needed to work in a adaptable and agile environment at all levels

  • Gained an understanding of our products and the market we operate in


Candidate Requirements

The graduate program is suitable for graduates who expect to attain a Bachelor’s (BEng) or Master’s (MEng) degree in one of the following discipline areas:

  • Computer Science

  • Application Software Development

  • Data Science

  • User Experience and Design

Aker Solutions is interested to hear from passionate, talented individuals.


Application Process

Complete an application and submit your CV via our website,


The deadline for applications is August 1, 2019.


Applicants will be asked to complete a short technical assessment. Selected applications will then be asked for an interview. 


Program Start Date

The Aker Solutions’ ix3 UK Graduate Development Program will begin in September 2019.