Eamon Karpuska

Graduated BSc (Hons) Computing (Systems and Software) - 2010

Current Profession Unix Technician, Barclays

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“I received a lot of support from Edge Hill’s Careers Service, from helping with my CV to interview technique, and I’m sure this helped me stand out.”

“I applied to Barclays in my final year after seeing their graduate scheme advertised on the University’s recruitment website. I received a lot of support from Edge Hill’s Careers Service, from helping with my CV to interview technique, and I’m sure this helped me stand out.

“I started as a Unix Technician, supporting live systems that host a variety of Barclays services that are used all over the world. I built up my skills and worked in a number of different areas, and when the programme ended I went straight into a full-time job.

“My role now involves looking after the hardware and software of the Barclays infrastructure, and helping to create bespoke applications for services. It’s a vast subject area and I’m continually learning.

“Barclays has invested a lot in my training and development and my colleagues are very supportive and encouraging. It also helps that the salary is good! I feel like the luckiest person, I didn’t think I would work for such a prestigious company for my first job.”

For full course information on BSc (Hons) Computing (Systems and Software) at Edge Hill click here.