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Digital Consultant – ICT Infrastructure Designer – Summer Placement

London and Sheffield

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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference to the world. Arup Digital combines innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment.

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Advanced Digital Engineering

We are a centre of excellence for digital in Arup. We combine advanced digital, engineering, technical, and project expertise to add new value for clients.

Arup's Advanced Digital Engineering group comprises over 300 advanced engineering, digital and project consultants, bringing together a seamless combination of digital and data-related capabilities with Arup's traditional engineering and design strengths. We use this to solve our clients most complex challenges and help them respond effectively to the fast-changing digital world. We combine advanced digital expertise in data, models, analytics, and user centred design, with world-class specialist engineering skills such as advanced dynamics, vibration and wind engineering, as well as digital advisory services, mobility consulting and digital product design and delivery.

We support Arup's longstanding commitment to work on the most interesting and innovative projects by using the right modelling, data, technology and automation capabilities to redefine the built environment with our clients. We provide digital advisory services that focus on working with clients on their digital strategy, design of new services, systems and assets, and helping deliver working solutions along with the development of new analysis tools and other cloud enabled digital services for clients.

What are we looking for?

We're currently looking for Summer Placements to join our ICT Infrastructure teams in London and Sheffield for 6-8 weeks starting in June or July 2019.

What will Arup offer you?

The opportunity to experience a fast-paced and diverse working environment. Arup searches for the highest calibre people and supports and encourages the enhancement of your skills as part of making this a valuable and enjoyable summer placement for you.

You will have the opportunities to work on the design and specification of ICT systems and services for the built environment. This will also include ICT space planning, ICT appraisal and overseeing the installation and bringing into service of ICT which will typically include:

  • Physical Infrastructure (e.g. ICT rooms, routes and risers) and Cabling (e.g. copper and fibre)
  • Local Area Networks (LANs)
  • Wireless LANs
  • Telephony Systems
  • Television Distribution Systems (Terrestrial, Satellite and IP)
  • Private Mobile Radio Systems
  • Cellular Enhancement Systems e.g. DAS and Small Cells
  • Audio Visual Systems
  • Large Screen Displays.

We work across a number of sectors including transport, government, sport, property and energy.

What will you offer Arup?

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Ideally you will currently be in your penultimate year of study looking to enter graduate employment in September 2020, however, we will consider students/graduates at any stage of your education.

You should be an innovative problem solver, someone who thinks ‘outside the box' and who is able to communicate ideas and solutions. You should have a positive and forward-thinking approach and enjoy working as part of a friendly and supportive team. Workload will be diverse and the ability to multi-task and manage your workload is important.

An enquiring mind is key to our approach, as we work across numerous diverse contexts. You will be able to assimilate such new contexts rapidly, and to use various design techniques to help make sense of them, for colleagues, clients and collaborators.

You should be a well-rounded person in terms of interests and ambitions as we look forward to you getting involved and becoming integrated into the Arup community during your summer placement with us.

Technical qualifications

  • Working towards a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science/IT or Systems Engineering is essential. Strong results in relevant modules (2:1 or higher).
  • Industry recognised qualifications such a CCNA/CWNA or equivalent is desirable, but not essential.

Other Skills:

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • CAD, BIM, Revit skills (desirable)
  • Knowledge of RF propagation tools and techniques (desirable).

In return, we offer the following:

  • Opportunities to work on international projects
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills.

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Opportunity Overview

  • April 14th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Summer - open to 1st years, Summer
  • London and Sheffield
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Information Technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications

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