Placement Opportunities

Looking for a professional placement? Look no further!

Are you an undergraduate student currently studying an IT or Marketing related degree and looking for an industrial placement in the IT industry? If so, then look no further as we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Nitec Solutions Ltd is one of Northern Ireland’s leading Information Technology companies and were finalists in 2018 in both Microsoft Ireland’s Modern Workplace and Security Partner of the Year categories and won the Microsoft Ireland Modern Workplace Teamwork Partner of the year in 2019. Our reputation for innovation and customer service, combined with a passion for always doing what’s best for our customers, demands a particular kind of placement student with a commitment to customer service, technical excellence and personal achievement.

In return, we believe you will find Nitec to be not only a superb place to develop technically and professionally, but also a relaxed and friendly place, committed to our staffs’ wellbeing as well as promoting a positive, responsible impact on our community and on society as a whole.


Professional Placements 

Assigned to either Nitec’s Consultancy, Service Delivery, Projects, Network Monitoring or Software Development Teams, the appointees will receive the national wage for their age group and be expected to take up the post during their placement year as an undergraduate, from June 2022 until June 2023. 

We are therefore interested in hearing from students who ideally meet the following criteria:

  • Have the ability to demonstrate a sound technical approach to problem solving
  • Have the likelihood of successfully completing the second year of a relevant degree in computing or software engineering,
  • Have confidence, clarity and warmth in dealing with customers
  • Have team player qualities with a high level of dedication
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Having a clean driver’s license and access to a car for daily business use would be an advantage

Benefits include 23 days annual leave plus 10 statutory holidays, laptop and expenses.  Oh, and free tea, coffee, fruit and that all important Friday treat – when we return to the office of course!

To apply, email with the word PLACEMENT in the subject line.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Employee Testimonies 

Sorcha McWilliams – Current Marketing Professional Placement Student

Since beginning my placement at Nitec in June 2021, I have been presented with a number of opportunities to excel my employability and gained invaluable professional experience, from PR, to social media management, to events management, and the list goes on. Despite not having finished my placement yet, I am confident that I will be ready to enter into a graduate job when the time comes and I know that Nitec have provided me with the tools to tackle whatever the future may throw at me.

Eleanor Heath – Former Technical Services Placement Student

The placement year Nitec offered me, and the experience I gained from this really helped me. It was an excellent placement and prepared me well for my fourth and final year. 

Craig Neeson – Former Software Development Placement Student

As I reflect on my time here, I arrive at the conclusion that Nitec offered a rare opportunity to get a very real experience of the industry in Northern Ireland, and those who are passionate and willing to learn will flourish. I am very grateful for the chance to have spent a year here and look forward to keeping ties with the company in the coming years.

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