If you’re looking to start the New Year by venturing into the tech and digital community, you’re in luck. We’ve hand-picked a selection of the best junior tech roles available in the West today.

The South West is home to a variety of amazing tech companies, so these opportunities to join some of the most innovative and successful teams in the UK could be the perfect first step for your career in tech. Whether you have an interest in computer software, media production or are looking for a graduate placement, we are confident the right junior tech role is out there for you.

If these roles aren’t the right fit for you, or if you are looking for a more senior role, we recommend having a browse on our jobs board to see 100s of other vacancies in the South West.

Bristol – 557 Employees – Hardware

Position: 6 Month Student Placement

Graphcore is a British semiconductor company that develops accelerators for AI and machine learning. Their processor, the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), was specifically designed for artificial intelligence and lets researchers undertake new types of work to drive the next great breakthroughs in general machine intelligence.

Currently, Graphcore is offering a 6 Month Student Placement like no other, with a mixture of learning on the job and working with your line manager to carry out duties. They are looking for a tech minded, highly motivated and adaptable person to join their centrally located Bristol office. To take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, you will need to be an undergraduate studying in the UK, currently in your third year of a four year degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (or related), a good communicator, action orientated and passionate about AI.

If this junior role sounds ideal for you, check out their company page for perks & benefits and company news.

Bath – 2,000+ Employees – Media Production

Position: Junior SEO Copywriter

Future is a global specialist multi-media platform that creates loyal communities across a portfolio of over 200 compelling brands. They are the largest magazine publisher in the UK with a combined circulation of more than 3 million across their publications.

They are looking for a junior copywriter who has excellent SEO knowledge that can be applied to creating engaging and original content. You should be creative and analytical, with excellent writing skills, and an ability to meet deadlines. Experience with SEM Rush and Ahrefs, as well as Google Analytics is a plus. There are also a number of benefits offered by Future; including unlimited paid time off, regular staff socials and huge opportunities to learn and develop.

If this sounds a like a good match for you, don’t miss this opportunity – check out Future’s company page here to learn more about what they or find more junior tech roles on offer.

Bristol – 3 Employees – IT

Position: Graduate Sales Executive (SaaS)

Brijj is the all in one work management tool for data teams & their business customers, making it easy for data & insight teams to work with everyone in an organisation to deliver valuable insight.

Brijj is currently looking for a Graduate Sales Executive who has either recently graduated and looking for a business development role or has a few years of sales experience. The role will include developing B2B Leads to promote the company’s products & services, creating customer relationships and working closely with the marketing team to perform market research. This role also provides the opportunity to earn more based on sales achieved alongside your salary. Brijj offers flexible working hours, performance bonuses, opportunities to work from home and 4 duvet days a year.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, you can reach out to their team or check out Brijj’s company page for more information.

Bristol – 96 Employees – Computer Software

Position: DevOps Graduate Engineer

SN Systems is Playstation’s software technology experts, who create development tools for platforms including Playstation 5 & Playstation VR. As a team they have a privileged position of combining resources from Sony Interactive Entertainment while maintaining a ‘small company’ feel.

They are continually looking to enhance their in-house tooling to maintain quality by offering junior tech roles and, with that in mind, are looking for a Graduate who is keen to develop as a DevOps Engineer. You will be responsible for responding to engineers’ issues, ensuring appropriate tools are in place for monitoring systems, documenting new services and more. You should have strong communication skills, a passion for automation and be eager to solve challenging problems using new technologies.

To learn more about SN Systems, this great opportunity and the benefits they offer, check out their company page.

Bristol – 302 Employees – Computer & Network Security

Position: Junior Front-End Developer

Immersive Labs continuously develops tech and content that helps businesses to increase and evidence human capability in their cybersecurity. Their core values; inclusivity, agility and drive, guide everything they do as they look to create a progressive, open and productive workplace.

Currently, the cyber experts are looking for a Junior Front-End Developer to join their team. Within this role, you will work to improve your knowledge of all things software by collaborating with some talented individuals so you can contribute effectively to Immersive Labs’ ever evolving codebase. You should strive for continuous improvement, help ensure code quality by feed backing on others work, and take a structured approach to your professional development. To be successful in this role you will need to be an active member of the tech community, have interests in working in a product environment and be familiar with JavaScript, React or GraphQL.

If you think you might be the perfect fit for this role, you can apply here or check out Immersive Labs’ company page on our website.

If these junior tech roles have inspired you to pursue a new career, remember to have a look at our jobs board for more vacancies like these.

We recommend checking out our website for recent news and more information about the companies if you decide to apply to any of these jobs. Demonstrating that you understand the business and have researched the company is a great way of creating a good first impression and standing out in the recruitment process.

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