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Work with our highly experienced Engine, Platform and Engineering Response Teams for 13 months.

What Clearswift offers students

Our Student Placement Scheme offers the opportunity to be part of our world-class organization in a booming industry, working with an experienced team that thrives on our company values.
Are you ready for the challenge? Come join our team!

Great benefits, including a beer fridge, on-site games room and regular social activities
A dedicated mentor to support you throughout your placement
Training to ensure you can perform to the best of your ability
Live Projects
The chance to make an impact, as you will be working on real projects

Teams at Clearswift

Our placement students have the opportunity to work across three of our Engineering teams. Read a little bit more about the skills that will be required within each team, the key technologies you would work with, and see which one suits you best.
Key technologies used across all teams: Java, Windows, RedHat, Subversion, CIT, Cucumber, Jenkins, Python, Perl

Platform Team


As a member of the Platform team, you will be given real work that will impact the final product from day one! Working together with the team on a wide range of problems will improve your knowledge of the core requirements that are needed to make a system work.
Key Technologies: REST, Gradle, Spring Boot, Swagger

Engine Team


As a developer in the engine team, you will have the ability to break down large problems into more manageable chunks. Your passion for learning together with enthusiasm to become a great programmer will be more important than any knowledge you currently have!
Key Technologies: C++, UML, Visual Studio, Eclipse, Bullseye – Code Coverage, Coverity – Statistical Analysis

Engineering Response Team

Engineering Response Team

By joining the ERT, you will be supporting and maintaining our products throughout their lifetime after their release, including responding to customer-raised defect reports and enhancement requests. You will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in a wide range of different languages and technologies and apply these to various problems.
Key Technologies: C#, JavaScript, NODE.js, React

Product Feature Team

Product Feature Teams

Join one of several agile teams concurrently developing features that power the functionality behind our product suite. These self-organizing scrum teams deliver the highest value items in sprint increments according to their own plan. Our methodology aims to empower those best qualified to make these technical and operational decisions.
Key Technologies: Java, C++ and some C#.

How to succeed at interview

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How to apply

These three steps will show you how to apply as well as explain some of what to expect if your application is successful.


Submit your CV

Submit your


Submit your CV

Submit your CV for your position of choice out of the 3 on offer to:


The interview process

The interview process


The interview process

First stage interviews take place at your university. Second stage interviews will take place at Clearswift Head Office in Theale



On-boarding / integration


On-boarding / integration

Upon successfully being placed, you will receive a comprehensive induction into the company, including product training, systems training and introductory meetings with key managers and your team