Software Engineering Graduate Scheme

Engineered to Perfection

Build it better. Built it first.

Apps. Websites. Search algorithms. Supply chain systems. A new machine learning practice. The technology for next-generation contact centres… 

You name it, we’re building it. On this two-year scheme, you’ll discover how fun and challenging it can be. Based at our technology hub in London, you’ll bring your curiosity and help us solve big problems. We work in an agile environment that will see you collaborating with engineers, designers and testers. Dreaming up features. Writing robust code. Setting new standards for the entire industry.

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Who we are

We’re the team shaping the experience of millions of people. The team building innovations from the ground up. The team that’s collaborative and never afraid to think big.

What's on offer

24-month scheme with rotations

Competitive salary

Brand new Mac or Windows laptop

Discounts at Argos, Sainsbury’s and Habitat

Flexible working and 24 days' holiday per year

Pension scheme

Why you should join us

Your work will have impact

With over 900 million visits last year, is one of the most popular sites out there. What does this mean for you? Simply that everything you do will be experienced by millions of people – a great thing to have on your CV.

You’ll work in an innovative environment

We work in a fully Agile environment, where collaboration is key. Looking ahead, we anticipate moving to cloud-based development and using DevOps to automate everything.

You’ll be part of an awesome team

You’ll work with a truly innovative team of designers, testers and engineers; a team that’s helped Argos win the coveted Retail Week Multichannel Retailer of the Year Award.

Your ideas will matter

As a fast-growing team, we still have the feel of a start-up. This means you won’t be ‘just another developer’ in a large, impersonal environment. Instead, you’ll have the freedom to contribute and make your ideas happen.

Technologies we use



Spring Boot







ELK stack

What we're looking for

  • 2:1 or above in Computer Science or similar field
  • Proven coding skills
  • Knowledge and experience of Java
  • Natural curiosity and passion for technology

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What our people say

“It does feel like a start-up working here because everything is so new – nearly everyone has joined in the last two years. We’re growing fast, and there are new faces all the time, but everyone integrates really quickly. We’re like a family. I was taken on as a junior at Argos, but within just a few months, I was promoted to my development role.”

Zubar – Software Development Engineer

“As a developer on the digital store browser platform, I work on the tablets – a digital version of our famous printed catalogue. I also develop the kiosks, which are like unmanned tills in the stores. I came to Argos because I’d heard about their ambitious digital transformation programme. It’s great, because all that change pushes you out of your comfort zone, and encourages you to learn more.”

Andrew – Android Developer