Case Studies

Here you can read real life case studies of jobs covering all aspects of technology and science.

Cisco
At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.

The concept of solutions being driven to address specific customer challenges has been with Cisco since its inception. Husband and wife Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to email each other from their respective offices located in different buildings but were unable to due to technological shortcomings. A technology had to be invented to deal with disparate local area protocols; and as a result of solving their challenge – the multi-protocol router was born.

Since then Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partners and has become the worldwide leader in networking – transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate.

Read more about jobs at Cisco.

Softwire
Softwire Technology is a bespoke software development house based in Kentish Town in North London.

At Softwire we develop complex systems to support businesses. We have created several large web applications, such as the Lonely Planet Shop site and the BBC Music Events site. We also develop enterprise mobile and tablet applications such as the Yudu Media Publishing platform.

We take on graduates who have a keen interest in programming, but not necessarily any experience. A typical day with us can involve anything from designing a new piece of software and talking to the client to understand the requirements, through coding the features to working out support and test strategies so that the softwire is working correctly when it’s needed.

More details are available on our website www.softwire.com – you might be particularly interested to read our employee profiles.

Contact Anna Mulholland anna.mulholland@softwire.com for more details.

The Beans Group
The tech-startup scene in the UK is an exciting place to be. Young people can gain advice from the huge entrepreneurial community and there are places like Google Campus London which is free for people to use as working space or simple where people can collaborate and learn together.

The Beans Group is proud to be part of this community – we are innovative and forward thinking with both our ideas and our technology. studentbeans.com is the leading student money saving and advice website in the UK and last month we had over 1 million visits to the website. This September we launched the world’s first online freshers’ fair, freshersfields.com, with brands such as GBK, Warehouse, Urban Outfitters, Samsung and Domino’s getting involved and over 165,000 students visiting.

We’re constantly recruiting and people who work with us have a really opportunity to help enable the business to grow. We’ve developed from an Internet start-up into a leading youth marketing company, working with the likes of Apple, Red Bull and Microsoft. We’re currently looking for Business Development Executive and a Front End Developer. From January 2013, we’ll also be continuing our work-experience programme where students can experience life at studentbeans.com for a week and get involved in exciting projects. Find out more about all our jobs here.
 

 

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