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Software Developer Summer Placement - Consulting

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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

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.

Are you interested in a career in Software Development?

We're currently looking for Summer Placement students to join our team of software developers for 6-8 weeks starting in June or July 2020.

Engineering Software Developer – London or Solihull

We have an exciting opportunity to grow our team of software developers. You will join our London or Solihull offices working in a wider team of around 20 developers to develop the market leading Oasys Suite of pre- and post-processing software for the LS-DYNA finite element analysis code. This software is used in the automotive, nuclear and civil engineering community. Its primary use is testing vehicle crash worthiness for the automotive industry and object impact worthiness within our seismic, geotechnics and building specialisms.

Our software team members take responsibility both for the development of larger tasks, which they take ownership of to see tasks through from beginning to end, and maintenance of existing features. They contribute to other related responsibilities such as quality assurance and day-to-day technical support.

Software Developer – Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, London or Solihull

This is an exciting opportunity for you to work in a team which combines innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment. 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.

You will be working with a team of developers, data scientists, user experience designers to create platforms, tools and data visualisations. You will often collaborate with a variety of other practitioners on projects like building engineers, transport consultants, geotechnical engineers, and urban planners. Digital is a growing part of our business, and we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about shaping the future of design in the built environment.

About you

We're looking for graduates with curiosity, personal drive and technical knowhow. If you can combine these skills with an understanding of (or willingness to learn about) the industry and a desire to deliver excellent services for clients, we'd like to hear from you.

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • Working towards a Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering Science, General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics.
  • Degree result of 2.1 or above
  • Experience of FEA software is advantageous (Engineering Software Developer only)
  • Knowledge of C or Fortran is advantageous (Engineering Software Developer only)
  • Experience of web application development is desirable (Software Developer only)
  • Knowledge of JavaScript is desirable (Software Developer only)
  • Knowledge of Python is desirable (Software Developer only)
  • Relational and/or non-relational database experience is desirable (Software Developer only).

Arup offer

There are infinite possibilities with Arup. You'll receive an insight of the opportunities that a challenging, fulfilling career provides, and:

  • A competitive salary
  • 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
  • The support you need to develop your skills.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Tomorrow
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Summer, Summer - open to 1st years
  • London, Solihull (West midlands), Belfast, Bristol and Cardiff
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Software

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