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Diversity at Seagate

Workplace diversity at Seagate means working in an environment where people are free to contribute their personal best. Diversity provides Seagate with a competitive edge to be more creative and open to new ideas, to change, to whatever the future holds.

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Our Benefits

At Seagate, we are committed to providing employees with benefits that support their health, well-being and financial security, and to providing rewards and opportunities for enrichment and advancement.

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Our Hiring Process

Seagate is an innovative team-based organisation, recognised as one of the best and most efficient companies in the world. Become part of a company that is continually channelling technical and operational excellence into new and exciting products - bringing more freedom and choice to your digital world.

 

Hiring Process for


France, Germany, UK and Netherlands

Northern Ireland


 

Hiring Process for France, Germany, UK and Netherlands


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Please review the Career Opportunities on this site for more insight into the challenging and rewarding careers at Seagate. Search by job title, keyword or location, save your searches, or submit your profile to be notified of new opportunities in your region and area of interest.

Apply
Success starts right here, right now! Once you find a job that complements your skills, you can apply right away by submitting your CV and, if desired, additional information online. Once your application is submitted, you will receive an automated email letting you know that we received your information. Our recruiting professionals examine each application. We will contact those who best fit the skills and experience required for a particular position and will forward the CV to the hiring manager for review. This process will take anywhere from two to four weeks depending on the number of applicants.

Interview
If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the recruiter to arrange a time for a (phone) interview. The next step would be an interview with the hiring manager/hiring team.

Offer
If your skills, creativity and commitment are the right fit for the challenges ahead, we will extend an offer.

Next Steps
Accepting an offer from Seagate is just the beginning. You will also find personal and professional growth through our extensive training programmes, as well as innumerable opportunities for career development. Learn more about how you can develop your career and take it to the next level.

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Hiring Process for Northern Ireland

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Review the Career Opportunities on this site for more insight into the challenging and rewarding careers at Seagate. Search by job title, keyword or location, save your searches, or submit your profile to be notified of new opportunities.

Apply
Success starts right here, right now! Once you find a job that complements your skills, you can apply online right away. After your application is submitted, you will receive a letter of acknowledgement. The short-listing panel will examine each application. We will inform candidates whether or not they have been short-listed for interviewing. This process will take anywhere from two to four weeks depending on the number of applicants.

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Interview
We will send a letter to set up a date, time and location for an interview. After all interviews have been completed, a candidate will be selected.

Offer
If your skills, creativity and commitment are the right fit for the challenges ahead, we will extend a formal offer, via letter, that will need to be signed. It will include compensation, bonus opportunities, medical and work/life benefits, your location and a start date. We will start the background check and your formal offer will be contingent upon you passing this required background check.

Next Steps
Accepting an offer from Seagate is just the beginning. You will also find personal and professional growth through our extensive training programmes, as well as opportunities for career development. Learn more about how you can develop your career and take it to the next level.

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Hiring Process for


France, Germany, UK and Netherlands

Northern Ireland


 

Hiring Process for France, Germany, UK and Netherlands


Explore
Please review the Career Opportunities on this site for more insight into the challenging and rewarding careers at Seagate. Search by job title, keyword or location, save your searches, or submit your profile to be notified of new opportunities in your region and area of interest.

Apply
Success starts right here, right now! Once you find a job that complements your skills, you can apply right away by submitting your CV and, if desired, additional information online. Once your application is submitted, you will receive an automated email letting you know that we received your information. Our recruiting professionals examine each application. We will contact those who best fit the skills and experience required for a particular position and will forward the CV to the hiring manager for review. This process will take anywhere from two to four weeks depending on the number of applicants.

Interview
If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the recruiter to arrange a time for a (phone) interview. The next step would be an interview with the hiring manager/hiring team.

Offer
If your skills, creativity and commitment are the right fit for the challenges ahead, we will extend an offer.

Next Steps
Accepting an offer from Seagate is just the beginning. You will also find personal and professional growth through our extensive training programmes, as well as innumerable opportunities for career development. Learn more about how you can develop your career and take it to the next level.

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Hiring Process for Northern Ireland

Explore
Review the Career Opportunities on this site for more insight into the challenging and rewarding careers at Seagate. Search by job title, keyword or location, save your searches, or submit your profile to be notified of new opportunities.

Apply
Success starts right here, right now! Once you find a job that complements your skills, you can apply online right away. After your application is submitted, you will receive a letter of acknowledgement. The short-listing panel will examine each application. We will inform candidates whether or not they have been short-listed for interviewing. This process will take anywhere from two to four weeks depending on the number of applicants.

Search and Apply” for jobs in Springtown, Northern Ireland.

Interview
We will send a letter to set up a date, time and location for an interview. After all interviews have been completed, a candidate will be selected.

Offer
If your skills, creativity and commitment are the right fit for the challenges ahead, we will extend a formal offer, via letter, that will need to be signed. It will include compensation, bonus opportunities, medical and work/life benefits, your location and a start date. We will start the background check and your formal offer will be contingent upon you passing this required background check.

Next Steps
Accepting an offer from Seagate is just the beginning. You will also find personal and professional growth through our extensive training programmes, as well as opportunities for career development. Learn more about how you can develop your career and take it to the next level.

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Alternative Ways of Applying

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France, Germany, UK and Netherlands
Email: STST.recruitment@seagate.com

Northern Ireland
Email: rijk.giebel@seagate.com

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Benefits and Rewards

 

You are eligible for all the benefits described if you are a regular employee on EMEA payroll who is scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week, unless otherwise noted.

Northern Ireland

At Seagate, we are committed to providing employees with benefits that support their health, well-being and financial security, and to providing rewards and opportunities for enrichment and advancement. Regular full-time Seagate employees are eligible for all the benefit plans, some of which include:

  • Private health insurance
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Tuition assistance
  • Maternity leave policy
  • Paternity leave policy
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Subsidised staff canteen
  • Car parking
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • Service awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Reward and Recognition Programme

Part-time workers working 16 hours or more per week are entitled to benefits on a pro-rata basis.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands; Paris, France; Munich, Germany; Maidenhead, UK

Seagate recognises the importance of promoting and maintaining the health and wellbeing of its employees. Where appropriate, Seagate provides employees with access to:

  • Private healthcare insurance
  • Pension
  • Disability Assurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Maternity leave policy
  • Paternity leave policy
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Service awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Reward and Recognition Programme

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Performance and Learning

At Seagate, every employee plays an important role in helping Seagate to grow the business and deliver on corporate objectives. Therefore, Seagate employees and leaders are committed to effective performance management processes that support the achievement of individual, departmental and corporate goals. The successful execution of these goals is supported through the creation of personalised development plans by each employee.

Employees are aware of and use the available formal and informal development opportunities. To enable formal learning and development, Seagate provides over 600 online course offerings covering leadership development, professional development, computer/IT development and other compliance/regulatory courses from highly recognized learning experts.

In addition, Seagate offers its own custom online learning courses and facilitated blended learning programmes. For example, the Seagate Leadership Development Programmes are a blended learning solution co-developed with Harvard Business Publishing's leadership in ideas and Seagate's business expertise.

These programmes provide a common standard of leadership excellence that is sustainable, relevant and targeted to fit business objectives. To support informal learning, Seagate encourages employees to take advantage of development opportunities that arise through on-the-job challenges and stretch assignments.

Seagate believes that employee involvement and understanding of how their performance contributes to the successful execution of Seagate's strategy is critical to capitalising on market opportunities and sustaining our competitive advantage.

Work Culture

 

As an industry leader, and one of the very first hard disc drive companies, Seagate has a robust culture that continues to evolve. At the core of our culture are our corporate values: People, Customer Success, Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork, Openness, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Profitability. These values, as put into action by our global workforce, have driven many achievements and successes.

The Company emphasises an open environment where teamwork is essential. The Company places strong emphasis on social responsibility, and is a member of the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct (EICC) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and supports their principles and standards. These commitments are manifested in Seagate's people, programmes and practices, health and safety, ethics/governance, environment (including recycling, green-enabling products, energy efficiency and more), and through the Company's robust community involvement programme. See our Global Citizenship report for more information.

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Springtown, Northern Ireland
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Maidenhead, UK
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Munich, Germany
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Paris, France
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Working for Seagate in Springtown, Northern Ireland

What Seagate does Here
Seagate came to Northern Ireland in 1993 with the establishment of a wafer fabrication facility at the Springtown Industrial Estate in Londonderry. Production began in 1994 and today the facility develops and manufactures the read-write heads for hard drives. Using some of the most advanced technology in existence, the Springtown facility is the largest factory of its type in the recording head industry, supplying over a million heads every day for Seagate disc drives.

Address: 1 Disc Drive, Springtown Industrial Estate, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT48 OBF

Life Here
The City of Londonderry, often called Derry or the Maiden City, lies on both banks of the River Foyle and is connected by two bridges. Famous for its stone city walls and a history that dates back to the 6th century, this urban destination is a centre for culture, creativity and commerce. New investments in infrastructure, as well as in new galleries and museums, shopping districts and hotels, deliver a high quality of life and a huge potential for growth. The area is easily accessible from the City of Derry Airport, which is approximately seven miles from the plant. Belfast International and City airports are a 90-minute drive from Springtown.

In July 2010, the city of Derry/Londonderry was named the winner of a year long battle with 12 other cities to become the first ever UK City of Culture in 2013. The momentous win means that in 2013 Derry/Londonderry will play host to a year-long celebration of culture in the city, opening its doors to visitors from across the world. It is anticipated that people will come in their thousands to experience the cultural life that has been at the city's heart for generations.

If your job with Seagate takes you to the area, the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce can help you learn more about this fascinating city and all its treasures. You will also want to check the local housing market.

Weather
Ireland enjoys a temperate climate influenced by the relatively warm waters of the Gulf Stream in whose path the island lies. The coldest and wettest months are December, January and February with temperatures ranging between 4 to 7 degrees Celsius (39 to 44 degrees Fahrenheit). July and August are the warmest months with temperatures ranging from 14 to 20 degrees Celsius (57 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit).

Education
All state schools in Northern Ireland follow the Northern Ireland Curriculum, based on the system in England and Wales, and offer a rich complement of studies including music, technology, foreign language and religious education in addition to the core subjects. Although integrated education is increasing, Northern Ireland has a segregated education system with 95% of pupils attending either a maintained or controlled school. Learn more about educating your child in Northern Ireland. Obtain advice and information on a private education.

For higher education, the University of Ulster has two campuses located in Londonderry and Coleraine.

Have Fun
Londonderry and the surrounding region offer many seasonal activities and events, cultural attractions and entertainment for the whole family. Find out about the city's past at Tower Museum. Enjoy music, theatre, arts and history along the city's famous stone walls. Join the fun at the Halloween Carnival. Anglers, sailors and all outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Creggan Country Park. For a complete list of things to do and see, visit the Derry Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.

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Working for Seagate in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

What Seagate does Here
Seagate came to the Netherlands in 1986, initially as a distribution hub and subsequently expanding to include other business activities including Customer Service Operations, Inventory Control, Warehousing, Failure Analysis, Business Management, IT, Finance, HR, International Trade Administration and the Reconfiguration Centre. The Amsterdam office is one of the most diverse international offices with a variety of functional departments and around 30 different nationalities and 21 languages, with English being the working language.

Address: Koolhovenlaan 1, 1119 NB Schiphol-Rijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Life Here
Amsterdam is the capital and the largest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country. The city has a population of over 747,000.

Ranked in the top five European cities to live in, Amsterdam has a lot to offer. Settled as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch Golden Age, a result of its innovative developments in trade. During this time, the city was the world’s leading financial centre.  Many of the world's top international companies are headquartered here for their European activities, offering a great work environment for international professionals combined with a good work-life balance.

Weather
Amsterdam enjoys a temperate climate, strongly influenced by its proximity to the to the west, with prevailing north-westerly winds and gales. Winter temperatures are mild, seldom below 0°C. Summers are generally warm with changeable periods, but excessively hot weather is rare. Winters can be fairly cold with the possibility of some snow.  Amsterdam's average annual precipitation is less than 760mm, and most of this precipitation is protracted drizzle or light rain, making cloudy and damp days common during the cooler months, October through March.

Education
Education in the Netherlands is characterised by its high quality, international focus and strong orientation towards the needs and background of the pupil. The level of participation in education is high: of the Netherlands' 16 million inhabitants, nearly 3.5 million attend some form of educational programme. One out of three school leavers completes a first university degree. Many and are provided in English, offering a full- and part-time curriculum. There is also a large number of international primary and high schools geared towards expatriate children.

Have Fun
Today, Amsterdam is the most international city in the world with 177 nationalities and a lively and friendly mix of people, culture, history, art, cuisine, architecture and city parks, all set in a beautiful historical city. Amsterdam's main attractions, including its centuries old canals, the Rijksmuseum with its Rembrandt and Vermeer collections, the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House, draw people from all over the world.

The city is the fifth busiest tourist destination in Europe with more than 4.2 million international visitors.  From Amsterdam, it is only 30 minutes to the Netherlands’ third largest city, The Hague, a beautiful historical and green city near the beach, which also houses the Dutch parliament. Utrecht, the country’s fourth largest city with beautiful historical canals, is only 20 minutes away. The second largest city, Rotterdam, is just 40 minutes away. Rotterdam, also called “Manhattan at the river Maas”, has one of the largest ports in the world, featuring astonishing architecture and a lively mix of culture and landmarks.

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Working for Seagate in Maidenhead, UK

What Seagate does Here
Seagate Technology UK Ltd was formally established in the early 1980s as a Sales and Marketing office in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, but has maintained a service presence in England since 1979. In April 2011, the Company moved into today’s office space situated in Maidenhead. Here employees work mainly in the sales, technical and marketing departments.

Address:  60 Norden Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4AY, UK

Life Here

Maidenhead is quite a new town by English village standards and is neighbour to Cookham and Bray, which were royal manors held by the King before nearby Windsor Castle was built in 1070.

The town is part of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and the urban area has a population of around 60,000.

Weather
Southern England is the part of the UK closest to continental Europe and as such can be subject to continental weather influences that bring cold spells in winter and hot, humid weather in summer.

  • January is the coldest month, with varying daily minimum temperatures above 3°C.
  • July is the warmest month, with daily maximum temperatures of around 20°C.

Education
Children in the UK start primary school just before their fifth birthday or during the academic year when they will reach five years of age.  From the age of eleven they attend secondary school and it is compulsory to attend school until GCSE examinations have been taken.  The legal school leaving age is 16.

Students can pursue further education (A Levels or Sixth Form) but up until now this has been optional.  However, a new law has been enforced from September 2008 that will raise the legal leaving age, making it compulsory to stay at school until the age of seventeen.

Maidenhead has several Nursery Schools, Primary Schools and Secondary Schools, as well as an Independent Private School for Girls and Boys. East Berks College is situated seven miles down the road in Windsor and the University of Reading is approximately 12 miles away from Maidenhead.

Have Fun

Maidenhead is close to Slough, Beaconsfield and Marlow and just to the west of London. Attractions around Maidenhead include Dorney Court Stately Home, the Shire Horse Centre, Cliveden Gardens (National Trust) and the nearby Henley-on-Thames River & Rowing Museum

Situated on the River Thames, the town is a rowing centre. The Maidenhead Rowing Club organises the Maidenhead Regatta which, along with the Marlow Regatta and Henley Regatta, is often seen as a testing ground for Olympic rowing athletes. These Regattas are often held in the month of July.

Maidenhead is just two miles away from the culinary village of Bray that boasts two legendary restaurants with a unique heritage and sublime settings: The Waterside Inn owned by the famous Roux family and The Fat Duck, which is owned by one of the UK’s famous chefs, Heston Blumenthal.

The Maidenhead Information Centre is a useful source of information about the many places to visit in and around Maidenhead, accommodation, transport, etc. It is located within Maidenhead town centre and is open throughout the year or alternatively you can visit their website www.ukinformationcentre.com.

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Working for Seagate in Munich, Germany

What Seagate does Here
Seagate Technology GmbH was established in 1983 as a sales office in Munich, Germany. In 1990, the Company moved into today’s office space in Messerschmittstrasse 4, Munich.  Currently, employees work mainly in the sales, technical and marketing departments.

Address: Messerschmittstr 4, 80992 Munich, Germany

Life Here
Munich (German: Muenchen) is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. Munich is located on the River Isar, north of the Bavarian Alps. It is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. 

The year 1158 is thought to be the city’s foundation date, and during its long history, Munich has become one of the richest cities in Germany, with approximately 1.35 million inhabitants. In 1972 the XX Olympic Games were held in Munich and since 1933 the world’s largest fair (Oktoberfest) takes place annually, attracting several million vistiors from all over the world.

Munich is a green city with numerous parks. The Englischer Garten, located in the city centre, covers an area of 4.1 km (larger than Central Park in New York or Hyde Park); it is one of the first world's largest urban parks, created specifically for use by the public.

Weather
Munich has a continental climate, strongly influenced by the proximity of the Alps. The city's altitude and proximity to the northern edge of the Alps mean that precipitation is rather high. Winters generally last from December to March. Munich experiences rather cold winters, but heavy rainfall is rarely seen in the winter. The coldest month is January with an average temperature of −2°C (30°F). Snow cover is seen for at least a couple of weeks during winter. Summers in Munich are fairly warm with an average temperature of 22°C (70°F) during the hottest month of July. Summer typically lasts from May to September.

Education
Children in Germany start school at the age of five or six, and attend elementary school (Grundschule) for four years, where the subjects taught are the same for all. Then, after four years, children are separated according to their academic ability and attend one of four different kinds of school: Secondary General School (Hauptschule), Intermediate School (Realschule), Grammar School (Gymnasium) or Comprehensive School (Gesamtschule). There are 16 high schools and universities situated in and around Munich offering higher education.

Have Fun
Munich and the surrounding region, including the Alps, offer many seasonal activities and events, cultural attractions and entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy the heart of Munich – Marienplatz – with its shopping facilities, historical town hall and churches. Go for a walk in the Englischer Garten and Schloß Nymphenburg and visit the Olympia Park with its public sports complex, the Olympic Tower (291m high) and the nearby located BMW World and museum. Join the fun and party at Oktoberfest and chill out in the many restaurants, bars and lounges. Taste Bavaria’s famous beer and food, and relax in beautifully situated beer gardens in and around the city. For a complete list of things to do and see, visit the Munich Tourist Information office.

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Working for Seagate in Paris, France

What Seagate does Here
Seagate Technology SA was established in 1987 as a sales office at Versailles (close to Paris). The office moved to Boulogne-Billancourt when Seagate acquired Imprimis Technology in 1989.  Seagate Technology SA employs people in Sales, Marketing & Customer Technical Support.

Address:  16-18 rue du Dôme, 92514 Boulogne-Billancourt Cedex, France

Life Here
Situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region (also known as the "Paris Region"; Région Parisienne), Paris is the capital of and the country's largest city with an estimated population of 2,167,994.  The greater Paris area, including its commuter belt, has a population of nearly 12 million and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe.

Paris is one of the world's leading cultural centres, and its influence in education, media, fashion, science and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities. Paris is Europe's biggest city economy, and is fifth in the world's list of cities by GDP.  It hosts 37 of the Fortune Global 500 companies in several business districts, notably La Défense, the largest purpose-built business district in Europe, and many international organisations such as UNESCO, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the informal Paris Club.

Weather
Paris has an oceanic climate and is affected by the North Atlantic Current, so the city rarely sees extremely high or low temperatures (such as the heatwave of 2003 and the cold wave of 2006).

Paris has warm summers with average high temperatures of 25°C (77°F) and lows of 15°C (59°F). Winters are chilly, but rarely below freezing point with temperatures around 3°C (37°F) to 8°C (46°F). Spring and autumn have mild days and cool evenings. Rainfall could occur at any time of the year, and although not a very rainy city, Paris is known for its sudden showers. The yearly annual precipitation is 642mm (25in) with light rainfall fairly distributed throughout the year. Snowfall is a rare occurrence, but the city could see light snow or flurries without accumulation during some winters. The highest temperature ever in Paris was 40.4°C (105°F) on 28 July 1948, and the lowest was a −23.9°C (−11°F) on 10 December 1879.

Education
High Schools
Paris is home to several of France's most prestigious high schools such as Lycée Louis-le-Grand and Lycée Henri-IV. Other high schools of international renown in the Paris area include the Lycée International de Saint Germain-en-Laye and the École Active Bilingue Jeannine Manuel.

Higher Education
There are 17 public universities in the Paris Region, including the University of Westminster's Centre for International Studies, the American University of Paris, the American Business School of Paris and the University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP), which offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in French Studies ratified by the University of London.

The Paris area has a high number of engineering schools, led by the prestigious Paris Institute of Technology (ParisTech), which comprises several colleges such as École Polytechnique, École des Mines, École Centrale Paris, Supélec, Arts et Métiers, Télécom Paris and École des Ponts et Chaussées. There are also many business schools, including École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris (HEC Paris), École supérieure des sciences économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC),  INSEAD, an international graduate business school and research institution and ESCP-EAP European School of Management.

Have Fun
Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with over 30 million foreign visitors per year. There are numerous iconic landmarks among its many attractions, along with world-famous institutions and popular parks.
Paris' museums and monuments are among its most highly esteemed attractions with the city's most prized museum, the Louvre, being the world's most visited art museum. The Eiffel Tower is Paris' most famous monument, and the city's cathedrals such as the Notre Dame de Paris and the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur are other main attractions.  Paris' largest opera houses are the 19th century Opéra Garnier (historical Paris Opéra) and the modern Opéra Bastille; they provide a mix of classic and modern ballets and operas.  Disneyland Resort Paris is another major tourist attraction not only for visitors to Paris, but to Europe as well.

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Work Culture

 

As an industry leader, and one of the very first hard disc drive companies, Seagate has a robust culture that continues to evolve. At the core of our culture are our corporate values: People, Customer Success, Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork, Openness, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Profitability. These values, as put into action by our global workforce, have driven many achievements and successes.

The Company emphasises an open environment where teamwork is essential. The Company places strong emphasis on social responsibility, and is a member of the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct (EICC) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and supports their principles and standards. These commitments are manifested in Seagate's people, programmes and practices, health and safety, ethics/governance, environment (including recycling, green-enabling products, energy efficiency and more), and through the Company's robust community involvement programme. See our Global Citizenship report for more information.

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Springtown, Northern Ireland
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Maidenhead, UK
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Munich, Germany
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Paris, France
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Working for Seagate in Springtown, Northern Ireland

What Seagate does Here
Seagate came to Northern Ireland in 1993 with the establishment of a wafer fabrication facility at the Springtown Industrial Estate in Londonderry. Production began in 1994 and today the facility develops and manufactures the read-write heads for hard drives. Using some of the most advanced technology in existence, the Springtown facility is the largest factory of its type in the recording head industry, supplying over a million heads every day for Seagate disc drives.

Address: 1 Disc Drive, Springtown Industrial Estate, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT48 OBF

Life Here
The City of Londonderry, often called Derry or the Maiden City, lies on both banks of the River Foyle and is connected by two bridges. Famous for its stone city walls and a history that dates back to the 6th century, this urban destination is a centre for culture, creativity and commerce. New investments in infrastructure, as well as in new galleries and museums, shopping districts and hotels, deliver a high quality of life and a huge potential for growth. The area is easily accessible from the City of Derry Airport, which is approximately seven miles from the plant. Belfast International and City airports are a 90-minute drive from Springtown.

In July 2010, the city of Derry/Londonderry was named the winner of a year long battle with 12 other cities to become the first ever UK City of Culture in 2013. The momentous win means that in 2013 Derry/Londonderry will play host to a year-long celebration of culture in the city, opening its doors to visitors from across the world. It is anticipated that people will come in their thousands to experience the cultural life that has been at the city's heart for generations.

If your job with Seagate takes you to the area, the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce can help you learn more about this fascinating city and all its treasures. You will also want to check the local housing market.

Weather
Ireland enjoys a temperate climate influenced by the relatively warm waters of the Gulf Stream in whose path the island lies. The coldest and wettest months are December, January and February with temperatures ranging between 4 to 7 degrees Celsius (39 to 44 degrees Fahrenheit). July and August are the warmest months with temperatures ranging from 14 to 20 degrees Celsius (57 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit).

Education
All state schools in Northern Ireland follow the Northern Ireland Curriculum, based on the system in England and Wales, and offer a rich complement of studies including music, technology, foreign language and religious education in addition to the core subjects. Although integrated education is increasing, Northern Ireland has a segregated education system with 95% of pupils attending either a maintained or controlled school. Learn more about educating your child in Northern Ireland. Obtain advice and information on a private education.

For higher education, the University of Ulster has two campuses located in Londonderry and Coleraine.

Have Fun
Londonderry and the surrounding region offer many seasonal activities and events, cultural attractions and entertainment for the whole family. Find out about the city's past at Tower Museum. Enjoy music, theatre, arts and history along the city's famous stone walls. Join the fun at the Halloween Carnival. Anglers, sailors and all outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Creggan Country Park. For a complete list of things to do and see, visit the Derry Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.

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Working for Seagate in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

What Seagate does Here
Seagate came to the Netherlands in 1986, initially as a distribution hub and subsequently expanding to include other business activities including Customer Service Operations, Inventory Control, Warehousing, Failure Analysis, Business Management, IT, Finance, HR, International Trade Administration and the Reconfiguration Centre. The Amsterdam office is one of the most diverse international offices with a variety of functional departments and around 30 different nationalities and 21 languages, with English being the working language.

Address: Koolhovenlaan 1, 1119 NB Schiphol-Rijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Life Here
Amsterdam is the capital and the largest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country. The city has a population of over 747,000.

Ranked in the top five European cities to live in, Amsterdam has a lot to offer. Settled as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch Golden Age, a result of its innovative developments in trade. During this time, the city was the world’s leading financial centre.  Many of the world's top international companies are headquartered here for their European activities, offering a great work environment for international professionals combined with a good work-life balance.

Weather
Amsterdam enjoys a temperate climate, strongly influenced by its proximity to the to the west, with prevailing north-westerly winds and gales. Winter temperatures are mild, seldom below 0°C. Summers are generally warm with changeable periods, but excessively hot weather is rare. Winters can be fairly cold with the possibility of some snow.  Amsterdam's average annual precipitation is less than 760mm, and most of this precipitation is protracted drizzle or light rain, making cloudy and damp days common during the cooler months, October through March.

Education
Education in the Netherlands is characterised by its high quality, international focus and strong orientation towards the needs and background of the pupil. The level of participation in education is high: of the Netherlands' 16 million inhabitants, nearly 3.5 million attend some form of educational programme. One out of three school leavers completes a first university degree. Many and are provided in English, offering a full- and part-time curriculum. There is also a large number of international primary and high schools geared towards expatriate children.

Have Fun
Today, Amsterdam is the most international city in the world with 177 nationalities and a lively and friendly mix of people, culture, history, art, cuisine, architecture and city parks, all set in a beautiful historical city. Amsterdam's main attractions, including its centuries old canals, the Rijksmuseum with its Rembrandt and Vermeer collections, the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House, draw people from all over the world.

The city is the fifth busiest tourist destination in Europe with more than 4.2 million international visitors.  From Amsterdam, it is only 30 minutes to the Netherlands’ third largest city, The Hague, a beautiful historical and green city near the beach, which also houses the Dutch parliament. Utrecht, the country’s fourth largest city with beautiful historical canals, is only 20 minutes away. The second largest city, Rotterdam, is just 40 minutes away. Rotterdam, also called “Manhattan at the river Maas”, has one of the largest ports in the world, featuring astonishing architecture and a lively mix of culture and landmarks.

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Working for Seagate in Maidenhead, UK

What Seagate does Here
Seagate Technology UK Ltd was formally established in the early 1980s as a Sales and Marketing office in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, but has maintained a service presence in England since 1979. In April 2011, the Company moved into today’s office space situated in Maidenhead. Here employees work mainly in the sales, technical and marketing departments.

Address:  60 Norden Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4AY, UK

Life Here

Maidenhead is quite a new town by English village standards and is neighbour to Cookham and Bray, which were royal manors held by the King before nearby Windsor Castle was built in 1070.

The town is part of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and the urban area has a population of around 60,000.

Weather
Southern England is the part of the UK closest to continental Europe and as such can be subject to continental weather influences that bring cold spells in winter and hot, humid weather in summer.

  • January is the coldest month, with varying daily minimum temperatures above 3°C.
  • July is the warmest month, with daily maximum temperatures of around 20°C.

Education
Children in the UK start primary school just before their fifth birthday or during the academic year when they will reach five years of age.  From the age of eleven they attend secondary school and it is compulsory to attend school until GCSE examinations have been taken.  The legal school leaving age is 16.

Students can pursue further education (A Levels or Sixth Form) but up until now this has been optional.  However, a new law has been enforced from September 2008 that will raise the legal leaving age, making it compulsory to stay at school until the age of seventeen.

Maidenhead has several Nursery Schools, Primary Schools and Secondary Schools, as well as an Independent Private School for Girls and Boys. East Berks College is situated seven miles down the road in Windsor and the University of Reading is approximately 12 miles away from Maidenhead.

Have Fun

Maidenhead is close to Slough, Beaconsfield and Marlow and just to the west of London. Attractions around Maidenhead include Dorney Court Stately Home, the Shire Horse Centre, Cliveden Gardens (National Trust) and the nearby Henley-on-Thames River & Rowing Museum

Situated on the River Thames, the town is a rowing centre. The Maidenhead Rowing Club organises the Maidenhead Regatta which, along with the Marlow Regatta and Henley Regatta, is often seen as a testing ground for Olympic rowing athletes. These Regattas are often held in the month of July.

Maidenhead is just two miles away from the culinary village of Bray that boasts two legendary restaurants with a unique heritage and sublime settings: The Waterside Inn owned by the famous Roux family and The Fat Duck, which is owned by one of the UK’s famous chefs, Heston Blumenthal.

The Maidenhead Information Centre is a useful source of information about the many places to visit in and around Maidenhead, accommodation, transport, etc. It is located within Maidenhead town centre and is open throughout the year or alternatively you can visit their website www.ukinformationcentre.com.

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Working for Seagate in Munich, Germany

What Seagate does Here
Seagate Technology GmbH was established in 1983 as a sales office in Munich, Germany. In 1990, the Company moved into today’s office space in Messerschmittstrasse 4, Munich.  Currently, employees work mainly in the sales, technical and marketing departments.

Address: Messerschmittstr 4, 80992 Munich, Germany

Life Here
Munich (German: Muenchen) is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. Munich is located on the River Isar, north of the Bavarian Alps. It is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. 

The year 1158 is thought to be the city’s foundation date, and during its long history, Munich has become one of the richest cities in Germany, with approximately 1.35 million inhabitants. In 1972 the XX Olympic Games were held in Munich and since 1933 the world’s largest fair (Oktoberfest) takes place annually, attracting several million vistiors from all over the world.

Munich is a green city with numerous parks. The Englischer Garten, located in the city centre, covers an area of 4.1 km (larger than Central Park in New York or Hyde Park); it is one of the first world's largest urban parks, created specifically for use by the public.

Weather
Munich has a continental climate, strongly influenced by the proximity of the Alps. The city's altitude and proximity to the northern edge of the Alps mean that precipitation is rather high. Winters generally last from December to March. Munich experiences rather cold winters, but heavy rainfall is rarely seen in the winter. The coldest month is January with an average temperature of −2°C (30°F). Snow cover is seen for at least a couple of weeks during winter. Summers in Munich are fairly warm with an average temperature of 22°C (70°F) during the hottest month of July. Summer typically lasts from May to September.

Education
Children in Germany start school at the age of five or six, and attend elementary school (Grundschule) for four years, where the subjects taught are the same for all. Then, after four years, children are separated according to their academic ability and attend one of four different kinds of school: Secondary General School (Hauptschule), Intermediate School (Realschule), Grammar School (Gymnasium) or Comprehensive School (Gesamtschule). There are 16 high schools and universities situated in and around Munich offering higher education.

Have Fun
Munich and the surrounding region, including the Alps, offer many seasonal activities and events, cultural attractions and entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy the heart of Munich – Marienplatz – with its shopping facilities, historical town hall and churches. Go for a walk in the Englischer Garten and Schloß Nymphenburg and visit the Olympia Park with its public sports complex, the Olympic Tower (291m high) and the nearby located BMW World and museum. Join the fun and party at Oktoberfest and chill out in the many restaurants, bars and lounges. Taste Bavaria’s famous beer and food, and relax in beautifully situated beer gardens in and around the city. For a complete list of things to do and see, visit the Munich Tourist Information office.

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Working for Seagate in Paris, France

What Seagate does Here
Seagate Technology SA was established in 1987 as a sales office at Versailles (close to Paris). The office moved to Boulogne-Billancourt when Seagate acquired Imprimis Technology in 1989.  Seagate Technology SA employs people in Sales, Marketing & Customer Technical Support.

Address:  16-18 rue du Dôme, 92514 Boulogne-Billancourt Cedex, France

Life Here
Situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region (also known as the "Paris Region"; Région Parisienne), Paris is the capital of and the country's largest city with an estimated population of 2,167,994.  The greater Paris area, including its commuter belt, has a population of nearly 12 million and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe.

Paris is one of the world's leading cultural centres, and its influence in education, media, fashion, science and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities. Paris is Europe's biggest city economy, and is fifth in the world's list of cities by GDP.  It hosts 37 of the Fortune Global 500 companies in several business districts, notably La Défense, the largest purpose-built business district in Europe, and many international organisations such as UNESCO, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the informal Paris Club.

Weather
Paris has an oceanic climate and is affected by the North Atlantic Current, so the city rarely sees extremely high or low temperatures (such as the heatwave of 2003 and the cold wave of 2006).

Paris has warm summers with average high temperatures of 25°C (77°F) and lows of 15°C (59°F). Winters are chilly, but rarely below freezing point with temperatures around 3°C (37°F) to 8°C (46°F). Spring and autumn have mild days and cool evenings. Rainfall could occur at any time of the year, and although not a very rainy city, Paris is known for its sudden showers. The yearly annual precipitation is 642mm (25in) with light rainfall fairly distributed throughout the year. Snowfall is a rare occurrence, but the city could see light snow or flurries without accumulation during some winters. The highest temperature ever in Paris was 40.4°C (105°F) on 28 July 1948, and the lowest was a −23.9°C (−11°F) on 10 December 1879.

Education
High Schools
Paris is home to several of France's most prestigious high schools such as Lycée Louis-le-Grand and Lycée Henri-IV. Other high schools of international renown in the Paris area include the Lycée International de Saint Germain-en-Laye and the École Active Bilingue Jeannine Manuel.

Higher Education
There are 17 public universities in the Paris Region, including the University of Westminster's Centre for International Studies, the American University of Paris, the American Business School of Paris and the University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP), which offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in French Studies ratified by the University of London.

The Paris area has a high number of engineering schools, led by the prestigious Paris Institute of Technology (ParisTech), which comprises several colleges such as École Polytechnique, École des Mines, École Centrale Paris, Supélec, Arts et Métiers, Télécom Paris and École des Ponts et Chaussées. There are also many business schools, including École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris (HEC Paris), École supérieure des sciences économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC),  INSEAD, an international graduate business school and research institution and ESCP-EAP European School of Management.

Have Fun
Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with over 30 million foreign visitors per year. There are numerous iconic landmarks among its many attractions, along with world-famous institutions and popular parks.
Paris' museums and monuments are among its most highly esteemed attractions with the city's most prized museum, the Louvre, being the world's most visited art museum. The Eiffel Tower is Paris' most famous monument, and the city's cathedrals such as the Notre Dame de Paris and the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur are other main attractions.  Paris' largest opera houses are the 19th century Opéra Garnier (historical Paris Opéra) and the modern Opéra Bastille; they provide a mix of classic and modern ballets and operas.  Disneyland Resort Paris is another major tourist attraction not only for visitors to Paris, but to Europe as well.

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About Jobs at Seagate

Seagate® storage devices, including hard disc drives, solid state drives and solid state hybrid drives, enhance and power our world. Recognised as one of the best and most efficient companies in the world. Seagate employs more than 50,000 people in 22 countries across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America.

Diversity: the ultimate competitive advantage

Globalisation and digitisation have changed the world and the workplace forever. People and the companies they work for are now part of a worldwide economy. Suppliers, customers and competition come from every continent. Daily interactions with individuals from different cultures, beliefs and backgrounds are the norm, not the exception. To lead in this landscape, companies must be adaptable, innovative and creative. Workplace diversity provides Seagate with a competitive edge to be more creative and more open – to new ideas, to change, to whatever the future holds.

Diversity at Seagate means being engaged; feeling enthusiastic about the Company. It means working in an environment where people are free to contribute their personal best. Not just as skilled, high-tech workers, but as unique individuals inspired to excel in a diverse environment. From Penang, Malaysia to Cupertino, California, diversity at Seagate is a reflection of the surrounding community. It is a factor in strategy as well as in culture.

Seagate University Relations

Put your education to work!  Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing and Consumer Electronics applications. With more than 50,000 employees globally, our locations include sites throughout Asia, Europe and the United States.

Seagate is a company continually emphasising excellence, in both our products and our people. We need the best people to make the best products, and our recruiting team is dedicated to establishing strategic long-term relationships with target colleges and universities in order to create a pipeline of talent.  As an industry leader supporting the move to the cloud, Seagate provides unique intern and full-time opportunities for the best and brightest to leverage what they know and build an exciting career.

Recent University Graduates

For recent university graduates, Seagate offers a diverse environment, enabling them to be productive while securing knowledge in leading-edge technologies and preparing them for future leadership.  We hire bachelor to doctorate degree holders from a wide range of subjects including Engineering, Applied Sciences, Maths, Physics, Computer Science, Finance and Business, to name a few. Search for open positions by clicking here. See our Event Calendar to find out if we will be visiting your campus.

Internships

Internships at Seagate offer an excellent opportunity for students to have an up-close and personal glimpse of the real world high-tech industry, and help them gather critical information regarding their long-term career choice.  Internships are usually full time and typically run for 12 weeks over the summer. Visit your placement office or meet us on campus at one of our recruiting events.

Recruiting Events

Seagate arranges autumn and spring recruiting events at university campuses so you can connect with recruiters and hiring managers about opportunities at Seagate.

If you're interested in working for us, apply online for jobs in Northern Ireland or global jobs (excluding Northern Ireland).

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North West Regional College, L'Derry
Thursday, March 13, 2014 — IT...but not as you know it!
 
Queen's University, Belfast
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 — Meet the Employer: Maths & Physics
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 — Women In Physics Event
 

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