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I.T Student Internship - Glasgow

Software Development
Ref: 868 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Feb 2018

Software Engineering Placement, Glasgow, 3 months, Summer 2018

About the company

ThinkAnalytics is the world-wide leading provider and most widely deployed real-time personalized content recommendations engine in the market today, bringing together intelligent search with comprehensive media content recommendation. With deployments possible in just weeks, ThinkAnalytics broadens customers' tastes with a personalized experience for live linear TV, VOD and over-the-top, delivered through multiple platforms including the set-top box, Web, IPTV, tablet, mobile, and more.

The platform, available as a cloud-based or on-premise solution, is based on the industry's most comprehensive data and text mining techniques. The company's customer base of over 70 video service providers serves more than 170 million subscribers worldwide. Customers include Cox Communications, Liberty Global, Sky, Virgin Media, Cisco, Sony, Viaplay, Unitymedia and Zon.

In 2014 ThinkAnalytics received an Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).

About the role

We have now opened recruitment for our 2018 summer placements and invite talented and ambitious I.T students to apply.  These paid placements are based in our Glasgow headquarters and are scheduled to run between 1st June – 31st August 2018. 

Successful candidates will work on various projects related to our core products, and will receive mentoring from our development gurus. This will provide priceless experience of the entire software life-cycle while working within a team that has delivered world-leading software. Furthermore, many of our placements result in a firm offer of full-time, permanent employment following graduation.

Candidate requirements


  • We have no expectations that candidates will be experienced developers, but we do need strong candidates, studying for a computer science (or similar) degree and with some knowledge of Java.
  • We want candidates with a genuine interest in IT who are excited by the prospect of developing world-class software.
  • Ideally candidates will have some knowledge of a selection of the tools & technologies listed below:
    • Java
    • JBoss
    • Eclipse
    • Spring
    • Ant
    • Jira
    • CVS and Git
    • JUnit
    • JMeterUnix/Linux


Although not essential, we would also be interested in speaking with students who have experience and/or an interest in:

  • Cassandra
  • MongoDb
  • Apache Spark
  • Elasticsearch
  • Hadoop

Start your e-Placement journey with ThinkAnalytics today.

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