IT Student Placement

Closing Date: 12 Jan 2020

IT Student Placement Opportunities – Energia Group

Your new company…

As Energia Group we are already working for you every day. How? As Ireland’s leading energy provider, we generate and supply energy to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses across the island of Ireland via our Power NI, Power Procurement and Energia businesses. Chances are, when you flick the switch we’ve had something to do with the lights coming on.

As you can imagine, powering over 1 million customers takes a pretty big team of people who as powerful and energetic as the electricity we supply. Our industry is in a constant state of change and we need exceptional people like you to help us deliver the future of energy. So… are you ready to switch on your career with Ireland’s leading energy provider?

Your new role…

The successful candidate will report to one of our Retail Solutions Managers and/or our IT Delivery Managers and will be responsible for providing business support for the Retail Solutions team and Strategic Projects team, including providing application support, development of data architecture, IT solution design, software development, testing and process improvement. With a positive attitude and willingness to learn, you will need to have the drive to add value to our business. In return, you will be given every opportunity to acquire new skills and gain a valuable working knowledge of an IT role.

Our mission is to develop great people with great skills, so if you are successful we offer a student development programme called Ignite, which will ensure you have everything you need to be successful in the role and to grow your career.

Main Duties

  • Provide 1st line application support for Energia Group business (Service Desk)
  • Identify any problems with the new system functionality and business processes
  • Propose solutions to any problems identified
  • Developing new test scripts / methodologies to test the new functionality and processes
  • Testing new IT functionality and related business processes
  • Support implementation of the new IT functionality and business processes into production, including providing training material
  • General IT Tasks/Support


What will you get?

An attractive benefits package with the opportunity to earn a bonus of up to £500 at the end of your placement. This role will be based in our newly refurbished offices in Belfast which offers free coffee/tea and kitchen facilities, along with soft rooms for informal meetings and a recreational area for break times.

The successful candidate will be enrolled into the Company Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of up to 6% and will also avail of 20 days holiday per year plus 11 statutory days. A range of additional employee benefits include: employee assistance programme, social clubs and free gym membership.

IGNITE Programme

On placement you will be welcomed onto the IGNITE Student Placement Programme where you will learn more about team building, personal effectiveness, building resilience and presenting yourself, all skills that will not only benefit you on placement, but throughout your whole career. Find out more about our student Programme by emailing us at: [email protected]


Knowledge and Experience

Essential Criteria

  • Module results to date must have a combined average in excess of 60%*
  • Highly computer literate with experience beyond basic use of Windows applications
  • Broad understanding of IT processes

*The module results combined average may be increased if we have a high level of interest.


  • Drive for Results
  • Taking Ownership
  • People and Team Development

What are you waiting for…?

To apply for the above vacancy please return a current CV and completed monitoring form to [email protected] quoting “IT Placement Student”. Please note; testing may form part of the selection process. Your application will be considered incomplete if you fail to return both monitoring form and CV.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12th January 2020.