Software Developer (Internship)

18k +benefits, Bristol (UK)
1 Year Full Time Internship

Do you have the drive to succeed?  Do you have a passion for coding, or maybe you are a logical thinker, who loves to code? Are you after a year-long intern placement? Sound interesting?…. please read on!

We have over 35 years’ experience of providing integrated IT and business solutions to the global automotive finance and banking sectors. The company creates software solutions that help businesses to achieve their commercial aspirations and supports their future plans for growth.

On offer is the opportunity to work for a year in a full-time placement in our Software Engineering department. You will participate in full stack software development to enhance, maintain and test one of our leading software systems; such as our Wholesale Finance Software product which uses the JAVA/J2EE platform and Oracle RDBMS or our Aurius Banking product that was developed using and SQL Server. You will have the opportunity to push your skills to the limit, be involved in creating innovative technical solutions for business, and play your part in our successful expanding international operations. Training will, of course, be provided and focused on all aspects of software development and you will have the chance to work on live projects, during the full development lifecycle by working in one of our agile development teams.

Once you have finished your internship, there is also the opportunity for you to continue to finish your studies while working with us on a part-time basis. There is also the opportunity once you have graduated to pursue your career at Sword Apak by applying for a full-time permanent position.


  • Structured in-house training
  • Events and social activities
  • Employee Assistance Program (confidential free advice and access to counselling)
  • Great working environment, including breakout areas, a games room and innovative new office space & free on-site car parking
  • Casual dress code
  • Discounted gym memberships and in-house weekly yoga classes
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 days bank holidays

To apply for this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to as soon as possible. Closing date for all applications is the 31st January 2018 looking to start the role around 1st July 2018. 

All applicants must have the right to work in the United Kingdom without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required upon commencement of any position.

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