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Graduate Software Engineer (Available 2022)

Advanced Digital Engineering
Americas Region
NEW00010J Requisition #

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Want to work for a company that invests in innovation and people who catalyze impact in the built environment? Arup is proud to be recognized by Fast Company in their third annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.

We find solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the broadest impacts of our work. We strive to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. This purpose shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. You’d be joining our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet.

During your career at Arup, you’ll have the chance to engage in a fulfilling career and work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.


Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:  

  • Software development of web-based applications using JavaScript frameworks. You will work with development teams to build, maintain and use code stacks to deliver custom software solutions for our clients and teams, and digital products to complement our firm’s current offerings. 
  • Engaging experts across the built environment.  You will work closely with industry-leading designers, engineers, and consultants to identify opportunities for digital transformation.  You will be responsible for communicating complex information and processes simply to empower informed decision-making. 
  • Participation in research and development.  You will work with our R&D champions to identify critical, emerging technologies and perform strategic research with an aim to develop the skills and capabilities needed to deploy them on projects. 
  • Providing insight from data.  You will collaborate with experts across a range of domains to identify and study data sets, producing visuals and other tools that empower Arup and its clients to make better decisions that impact our physical world. 
  • Assist in the development of product roadmaps.  You will assist in the ideation of new projects and develop time and cost estimates for assessing product value. 
  • Communication through writing and presenting.  Your role will involve the documentation of methods and outcomes.  You will also represent the services and offerings of the Digital Insight team broadly throughout the firm, conveying the work we do to other teams through presentations. 




  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar technical field of study 
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher  
  • 1 or more years development experience in a commercial environment 
  • Interested and curious about the built environment (no experience necessary) 
  • Research oriented, critical thinker 
  • Strong in object-oriented design principles 
  • Experience using 3rd party APIs, frameworks and development kits 
  • Development and support of relational databases (SQL) and/or NoSQL technologies 
  • Familiarity with Agile Development methodologies 
  • Familiarity with relevant JavaScript frameworks, such as Angular 8 or React 
  • Familiarity with version control tools such as Git or SVN 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role  



  • Master’s Degree in computer science or similar technical field of study 
  • Web application development experience in JavaScript/Node.js/HTML/CSS 
  • Strong in Python 
  • Experience working in a development team environment using collaboration tools such as Atlassian 
  • Knowledge of statistics and data science 
  • Experience and knowledge in GIS, Spatial and 3D data 
  • Experience building web applications: web maps, websites, data visualization 
  • UX/UI research, design methods, and Design System integration.  
  • Experience with visualization techniques and libraries, e.g. D3.js 
  • Experience in DevOps processes such as docker and tools for continuous integration/continuous delivery 
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure 

Notable Projects

For over seven decades Arup has been at the forefront of the most ambitious and innovative design and engineering. From concert halls to national stadiums, renewable energy to driverless cars, we continue to add to that history every day. 


  • 2nd Avenue Subway, New York
  • Dulles International Airport Expansion, Washington, D.C.
  • Gerald Desmond Bridge, Los Angeles
  • Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building at Dudley Square, Boston
  • WW Grainger Headquarters, Chicago
  • Uptown District Mobility Improvement, Houston
  • Nasher Sculpture Center Garden, Dallas
  • Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco
  • LEED Platinum Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Headquarters, Seattle
  • Queen's Way West Revitalization, Canada
  • Agora Convention Centre in Bogota

Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement - Arup requires all new employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  Arup is an equal opportunity employer and consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to Arup.

Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at americasbenefits@arup.com.


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