Are you looking for a permanent graduate tech job or to join a graduate scheme in Manchester?

Mapway is the place to start if you want a career in mobile app development and have (or are about to get) a good degree, preferably in science, technology, engineering or maths.

You don’t even need any software experience – if you’re keen to learn, we’ll train you from scratch to have all the skills you need. If you do have software or computing experience, we’ll tailor the training to allow you to progress even further and faster.

We’ve got world beating apps used by millions of people on iOS and Android, a strong team using the latest technology and a great working environment.

If you want to be part of our team, email a CV to recruitment@mapway.com

If you’d like more information before deciding, then read on.

Mapway is a fantastic place to kick off your mobile software development career. We offer a great working environment, with regular social events and the opportunity to work on apps that are used by millions of users all around the world. You’ll be part of and will be trained by a strong team using exciting technology and professional engineering methods and tools.

Who are Mapway and what do we do?

We develop travel apps, to help millions of users around the world plan journeys on public transport. Our innovative navigation apps are available on both iPhone and Android devices, in some of the busiest cities on the planet such as London, New York, Paris and Singapore.

With 51 transport apps for 24 different cities, including Tube Map – our award winning London Underground app – Mapway has over 13 million users worldwide and our apps have been downloaded over 50 million times. All of these apps rely for their success on their high quality – something that is ensured by our QA (Quality Assurance) team.

About Mapway’s Graduate Schemes in Manchester 

We are looking for university graduates with a flair for development and a passion for technology, to become permanent, full time members of our mobile apps team in Manchester.

Our graduate scheme is an exciting opportunity to evolve quickly in the world of mobile development, gaining hands on experience by working on key projects. Our graduates will work within Mapway’s award winning development team, using Agile methods and working on some of the world’s largest public transport apps. And because our development cycles are very fast moving, you’ll get to see the results of your work used by millions of people around the world, all within weeks of you joining the company.

To be successful within the role you will have:

  • An energetic, creative and motivated attitude to work.
  • Graduated from university (with a 2:1 degree or higher), ideally in a STEM subject.
  • Relevant technical competences and ideally a basic understanding of writing code.
  • Optionally, work experience within a digital agency or software company.

All graduates will be partnered up with a mentor in their first year to support them in settling in and then throughout the programme, helping them to develop new skills.

About Mapway’s mobile development team

Our award winning development team uses the latest Agile working practices within the mobile app industry. Everyone in the team has a voice about how we develop products and features, meaning you will be able to make a difference from day one.

As part of the team you will also be encouraged to use the latest Android and iPhone features and always have an up to date knowledge of mobile development principles. So there’s no chance of your skills becoming outdated.

Mapway’s Tube Map app was awarded the Android Excellence accolade in the Google Play Store, testament to the hard work and dedication our development team puts into producing high quality apps.

Company benefits and culture
At Mapway we pride ourselves on having a wide range of company benefits from competitive salaries, 31 days holiday (including bank holidays and a 3 day Christmas shutdown) and an employee discount scheme.

Our culture is to work hard but in a relaxed surrounding and to provide a comfortable and engaging environment, we offer flexible working hours, a casual dress code, table tennis and a fully stocked kitchen (including fruit and a selection of hot and cold drinks).

We all like a good social event and as a company we’ve held a few memorable ones over the years to thank the team for their hard work. Past events have included nights out at The Comedy Store, Go Ape, summer BBQ’s and a company treasure hunt around Manchester city centre.

Additional benefits include:

  • A day off to celebrate your birthday
  • 4 weeks paid sabbatical after every five years of service
  • City centre location (with great transport links)
  • Discount scheme

To apply for this role please email your CV with a covering letter (including details of your salary expectations and any links to your portfolio/published apps) to recruitment@mapway.com.