Award winning industry placement scheme voted
5th top medium sized company by Rate my Placement for 5th consecutive year.
Every year we invest heavily in our industry placement scheme and are seeking for those students who would like to get a head start on their graduate career.
Develop your business knowledge and combine it with your passion for technology to help us build the best MES (Manufacturing Execution System) on the market.
In case you do not know, MES is software at the heart of Industry 4.0 and the Smart Manufacturing movement. Putting technology on the shopfloor of the world’s most forward thinking industries, OUR MES (and JOB) is to connect real time data feeds from IoT and automation to the enterprise, ensuring that decisions on the shopfloor are on time and informed.
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 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. As part of the project team, you will be 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
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Working across the entire stack. As an engineer at Lighthouse you will have access to work directly with everybody in the company. This enables strong knowledge share so you will 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
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.
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
A typical assessment day
You will be based at our Head Office 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.