Graduate Software Engineer (autumn 2020)

Website DiamondLightSou Diamond Light Source

Business Area: Science
Full Time Salary: £25,881 to £30,449 per annum (Discretionary range to £35,016)
Closing date 30th November 2019, with interviews on 12th,13th and 16th December 2019
Closing Date 30/11/2019
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Exciting Graduate Opportunities in Scientific Software and Computing

Diamond Light Source is one of the most advanced scientific facilities in the world.  It houses the UK’s synchrotron light source, producing beams of light 10 billion times brighter than the sun, to probe the structure and composition of matter. From viruses and vaccines, to alternative energy solutions and nanotechnology, it underpins research and innovation for more than 8000 scientists.

You will work in a research focussed environment alongside world leading scientists and professional engineers addressing technically challenging problems for the good of mankind. To help you get started in your career, in this exciting and challenging environment, we offer a two-year-long development programme in software technologies, development methodologies, and personal growth. During this you will gain hands-on experience and exposure to a wide range of cutting edge technologies. Including:-

      • Big Data Technologies
      • High Performance Data Acquisition
      • Scientific Data Analysis
      • Data Science
      • Machine Learning
      • Data Visualisation
      • Augmented and Virtual Reality
      • Web Services
      • Distributed Controls Systems
      • Robotics, Remote Control and Automation

On completion, you will be contributing to the science and research carried out at Diamond.

You will be passionate about science or engineering, and have a strong understanding and interest in software and computing technologies. You will have a good honours degree in Computer Science or a STEM subject.

Other information

Diamond attract talented individuals from around the world and currently employ 39 different nationalities.  Reflecting trends in our sector we employ more men than women (78% men and 22% women as at 5 April 2019). Therefore, in accordance with law and good practice, we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified women.

If you are disabled and would like to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know via the online application process.

Diamond are members of Working Families (the UK’s work-life balance organisation), we have also achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and Disability Confident Level One.

To apply for this job please visit vacancies.diamond.ac.uk.