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Industrial Placements 2019

APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 NOW CLOSED

New roles added 1 March 2019

If you're currently studying towards an IT, computer science, design/web design, business or psychology degree have you considered doing an HMRC Industrial Placement? A great chance to learn on the job skills, work on real projects and get paid a salary.

HMRC digital Industrial Placements

Our HMRC digital 2019 Industrial Placement Scheme is now open for placements starting in September 2019.

This year we have

  • 33 placements on offer
  • in 9 locations
  • with 16 different roles

Each industrial placement will be employed for 9-12 months and earn a salary of £24,320 (National); £28,130 (London) pro rata.

How to apply

Take a look at the summaries and person specifications for each role below and if you're interested in applying send your CV and covering letter to (applications closed) stating which role(s) you are applying for in the subject of your email.

If your application is successful we'll invite you in for an interview and if your interview is successful you will be offered a placement with us, starting in September.

Good luck!!!

Role Location Role summary Person specification
NEW

Computer Scientist

Shipley Working for our IDEA Data Scientist Team you will be identifying complex business problems, building credible statistical models from data and using best coding practices to generate reproducible work.

Visualising data to create a narrative of the ‘story’ the data tells and presenting to technical and non-technical audiences

Able to understand complete user needs

 

Able to recognise trends in data sets and understand what they mean

 

An understanding of modern data analysis tools

NEW

Computer Statistician

Shipley Working for our IDEA Data Scientist Team this role will involve:

•        collection, analysis and use of data to meet operational needs

•        data collection in order to publish results and analysis

•        presenting and disseminating statistics using modern visualisation or publication techniques

•        Collaborating with colleagues across the department and wider on data issues

A good understanding of data handling

Strong presentation skills

 

The ability to manage stakeholders, both technical and non-technical

 

NEW

Associate User Researcher

Cardiff

London

Newcastle

Manchester

Telford

Worthing

As a user researcher you will be the key interface with the customer to help inform the design of the digital service and put the user at the centre of what we do.

You will be presenting our digital solutions to the customers and observing how they interact with it so that we can best meet their needs

A good understanding of user-centred design principles

 

Observant

 

Strong verbal communicator

Studying  towards a degree in psychology, cognitive science, human factors, computer science, product/interaction design, human computer interaction or related disciplines.

 

Cyber Analyst London As a Cyber Analyst you will be working in an established multi-functional team. We are made up of experienced software developers, analysts, and investigators. You will be reviewing online activity on our customer edges. Identifying suspicious and criminal activities. You will help protect customers whose accounts have been compromises and develop reports for action by intelligence teams.

 

Knowledge and understanding of HTTP, JavaScript, JSON, and GREP.

 

Understanding of common cybercrime vectors such as malware & phishing

Cyber Security Technologist Shipley

Telford

The Cyber Intelligence Analyst plays a pivotal role in our cyber security command centres. The role includes but it not limited to cyber incident handling, threat hunting, cyber intelligence, digital forensics, analysis and monitoring of the HMRC environment in real time.

 

An interest in Cyber Security

 

Handle and analyse data from external sources

 

Strong team-working skills

Project Support Officer Liverpool

London

Newcastle

Shipley

Telford

The role of a Project Support Officer is to support the successful delivery of projects to time, cost and quality, ensuring all approved processes are followed and
key milestones met
An interest in project management

 

Build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships

 

Curiosity for problem solving

Software Developer Southend Software Developers develop projects on behalf of the Head of Delivery. The Product Managers will be responsible for following the strategic direction on our projects and it will be the role of the Software Developers to write the code needed to satisfy user needs Understand and write code in any programming language

 

Unit test and document your code

 

Able to work in an AGILE team

Dev Ops Engineer Southend As a DevOps Engineer you will be working within an exciting dynamic driven team who will guide and support the vision responsible for innovative solutions, working with up to date technologies via automation and transition of code throughout the delivery life cycle.

 

A skill for identifying user needs

 

Able to build and test simple interfaces

 

Strong analytical ability

PMO Analyst Telford The successful candidate will be working within the Customer Compliance Group (CCG) Portfolio Management Office (PMO), providing essential project/programme coordination, planning and reporting to support transition activities including delivery of tools
and processes
A skill for identifying user needs

 

Strong analytical ability

 

Strong stakeholder management

Business Analyst Newcastle

London

Telford

As a Business Analyst you will be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team, collaborating with all stakeholders throughout the full delivery lifecycle. You will remove ambiguity, create a common understanding for the intended outcome, ensuring maximum benefits are delivered A skill for identifying user needs

 

Strong analytical ability

 

Strong stakeholder management

Interaction Designer Newcastle

Shipley

Telford

Worthing

As an Associate Interaction Designer, you will work with other designers, User Researchers, Product Managers and Business Analysts to help define what will be built. You’ll also work with developers to discover how it can be built A skill for identifying user needs

Strong analytical ability

Studying towards a degree in psychology, computer science, product/interaction design, service design, human computer interaction or related disciplines 

Content Designer Newcastle

Shipley

Telford

Worthing

As an Associate Content Designer, you will work alongside Interaction Designers, User Researchers, Product Managers and Business Analysts to help define what will be built. You’ll also work with developers to discover how it can be built. You will have an awareness of designing digital content. You’ll be a passionate advocate for clear, jargon-free content. You’ll be a part of our active and supportive design community A skill for identifying user needs

Excellent written and verbal communication

Studying towards a degree in technical writing and information management, psychology, product/interaction design, service design, human computer interaction or related disciplines

Reporting Analyst Newcastle The Capacity and Resource Management role will support the running of existing compliance checking (deep dives, governance health checks and resource processes), looking for opportunities to improve and strengthen these processes as well as increasing capability across
the portfolio
Reliable and accurate data handling.

 

Effective decision maker

 

Strong analytical ability

Reporting Analyst Newcastle The Reporting Analyst will be responsible for the delivery of existing reports and dashboards, involved in the creation of new reports to meet organisational needs and the delivery of any ad-hoc reports
and analysis
Strong technical reporting and data analysis skills

 

Experience in using data to identify trends and patterns

 

Strong user of Microsoft Office

Governance & Insight Officer Newcastle The Portfolio Governance and insight role will support the running of existing governance processes (e.g. CDIO Evaluation Group and small change processes), looking for opportunities to improve and strengthen these processes as well as increasing capability across
the portfolio
Experience working in a project

 

Understanding of project delivery concepts such as agile or waterfall

 

Strong analytical skills

 

Strong stakeholder management
and communication skills

Governance & Insight Officer Telford Supporting the Head of Assurance and Governance as well as teams within
the functions to embed the controls framework.Assisting in providing insight to a complex set of KPIs and measures, to allow the Head of A&G to act accordingly in response to risks, issues, opportunities and threats.Liaising with other departments in to effectively report and respond to commissions from HMRC
Experience working in a project

 

Understanding of project delivery concepts such as
agile or waterfall

 

Strong analytical skills

 

Strong stakeholder management
and communication skills

To find out a bit more about what's involved you can watch this clip from two of our current placements and read blog posts by some of our past industrial placements:

Cyber analyst part II: Return of the industrial placement student

Ever thought about a digital opportunity with HMRC?

University Placement: My first week at HMRC digital

Note - to be eligible, you must :

  • be studying towards a relevant IT/computing science degree
  • be fluent in English
  • be eligible to apply to the UK Civil Service.  In summary, only nationals from the following countries (or associations of countries) are generally eligible for employment in the Civil Service: the United Kingdom (and British protected persons), the Republic of Ireland, the Commonwealth, the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland and Turkey. Certain family members of EEA, Swiss and Turkish nationals are also eligible regardless of their nationality.  Detailed guidance available here: www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/536143/annexa_nationality_rules.pdf