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Graduate Scheme

Graduate Scheme

Opportunities for high calibre graduates in all STEM subjects



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The Role

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2020 applications are now closed


What will you be doing?

Working on real client projects.  There are many large-scale projects being worked on at any one time across a variety of different manufacturing industries. As an engineer at Lighthouse, you will work across many disciplines, writing reliable and maintainable code to tailor product for customer needs and deliver outstanding solutions. You will also have access to work directly with anyone in the business, enabling strong knowledge share so you will know about how the product is used day to day. 

You will travel the world. As part of the project team, you will get the chance to travel all over the world, visiting our customers to understand their requirements and see first-hand how the software is going to be used. This level of access gives you a unique insight into how the product needs to be shaped going forward, as well as providing the detailed understanding enabling you to extend the product for the customer’s needs.

You will get to work with a variety of technologies, building extensions to the product that tailor the application for a projects specific requirements. You will be doing development in C#, SQL and JSON to achieve this.

Additionally, much of the power in our solutions comes in the ability to connect with external systems. The variety in these systems is vast meaning you could be writing an interface in C# one day or building a web service the next. Engineers are listened to throughout every stage of the product and directly influence and contribute to the technical choices made for the project.



What will you be doing?

As an engineer at Lighthouse, you will be able to work across the entire stack and have access to work directly with anybody in the company. This creates strong knowledge share, enabling you to learn about how the product is used day to day and the impact it has on businesses. You will be able to work on modern technologies and influence future technology selection.

We have big goals to transform the architecture of the product over the coming years.

You will get to work with technologies like:

  • .NET Core to write our application code

  • React to build our beautiful front end

  • Backbone to model our front end

  • Typescript  for our front-end language of choice

  • SignalR for real time communication with external measuring equipment

  • Entity Framework for building the interface to our data

  • SQL Server

Plus you will be working, as part of a SCRUM team so will be involved in daily stand-ups and the planning, reviews and retrospectives we do each Sprint.


Training programme

Everyone has to start somewhere, 9 weeks training programme about Lighthouse and Shopfloor-Online™

Week 1  – Welcome to Lighthouse and Core Model

Week 2 –  SQL, Grids and Forms

Week 3 – Office week & Dashboards and applications

Week 4 – Stored Procedures and Tasks

Week 5 – Office Week

Week 6 – Introduction C#

Week 7 – Introduction to ERP and Quality

Week 8 – Office week

Week 9 - Support and Problem Solving


Training continues as you join the Lighthouse Team working with support from our experienced people and your Lighthouse Mentor.

The process

  • Complete our online questionnaire not forgetting to attach your CV

  • Two tests online -  Logical reasoning and Competency

  • Video Interview

  • Assessment Day

Our assessments day are to give you the feel of the company, we have small groups of six  candidates following the same format below:

  • Two interviews - One with our Technical guru, testing out your skills and the second with our Technical Director, looking through your experience.  

  • Group exercise 

  • 5 minute presentation to the group



  • Competitive

  • Relocation Package


  • 20 days leave per annum 


  • Automatic enrolment after 3 months for all UK employees

  • 8% non-contributory company pension of the base salary 

Company Insurances

  • Group life insurance
  • Group Income Protection (Long term absence through sickness)


Additional benefits

  • Free Lunch, drinks and snacks provided daily
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme – we are registered with Evans Cycles Ride-to-Work Scheme – this is an employee benefit scheme that provides tax and NI savings up to 42% on a bike
  • Regular social events
  • Regular Check -Ins to help shape your future path


You will be based at our Head Office located in West Sussex,  conveniently situated between Brighton and London; giving you access to a relaxed cultural city on the coast, and the ever exciting UK Capital, for shopping and nightlife.
Due to the location of our Head Office a car is essential.
All applicants must be able to prove their right to work in the UK.