Graduate Trainee - Graduate Software/Computing Engineers
24 Aug 2016




STFC’s award winning graduate scheme offers structured training, a real job with real responsibilities from day one and a direct route to professional accreditation. It will allow you to use your degree in a dynamic, creative and collaborative culture.


STFC are recruiting computing and software engineers. Eight of the posts are located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire; one post will be located at the UK Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh.

The UK Astronomy Technology Centre is the national centre of excellence for the development of scientific instrumentation and facilities for ground and space-based astronomy; designing and building instruments for many of the world's major telescopes.  
An opportunity exists to join the Software Group of the UK Astronomy Technology Centre as a graduate Software Engineer. You will contribute to UKATC software projects as directed, ensure that software developed adheres to UKATC software standards and software quality procedures.

The Scientific Computing Department (SCD) research, develop and support leading edge scientific software and high-performance computational and data storage infrastructures, to perform and support world class science.  SCD deliver projects and services to Diamond Light Source, the JASMIN Superdatacluster, the CERN LHC and many more.
Opportunities exist within SCD where you get to work within a range of teams and projects over the whole software development lifecycle from project inception to running high quality production services, using best practice tools, techniques and working practices. 

The ISIS neutron and muon source is a world-leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences. Our suite of neutron and muon instruments gives unique insights into the properties of materials on the atomic scale. Software lies at the heart of many of our activities.  
ISIS has opportunities for graduates to support them in the development of new software and systems for; data treatment and analysis, data cataloguing and management, managing user and experiment programmes, experiment controls and data acquisition.

The Technology department provides advanced technology and engineering in support of high profile international projects and scientific research facilities.  Their expertise lies in the design, manufacture and operation of advanced detectors and instrumentation. 
An opportunity exists to join Technology where you will work on real projects from day one, looking at the development of high performance control and data acquisition systems, interfacing to our advanced imaging sensors, detectors and complex digital electronics systems, in which real-time and embedded software plays an essential role.

All applicants will be considered for each post available, unless stated otherwise within the covering letter. If selected you may be contacted by more than one Hiring Manager to undertake a telephone interview, the first stage of the selection process

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