Engineering Year-long Internship - Siemens Traffic Solutions

Intelligent Traffic Systems

There is an era of change within the industry. Traffic Management and Automotive companies are revolutionizing how they function due to advances in wireless communications, sensors and use of big data. The deployment of new ‘cooperative’ transport systems will contribute significantly to improved road safety and reduced environmental impact. Siemens is at the forefront of this innovation and is looking for talented individuals to contribute to making this happen.

Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems designs, markets, manufactures, installs and maintains a wide portfolio of international traffic management products and is the UK market leader in the traffic signal business. This includes intersection and pedestrian traffic controllers, intelligent urban traffic control systems, variable message signs, public transport and car park guidance systems to enhance road safety and improve traffic flow in congested urban and inter-urban areas.

Intelligent Traffic Systems is a growing business and one that employs more than 800 people throughout the UK. With our breadth of operation Siemens is able to offer a wide range of exciting career options either in specialist roles including Design Engineering, Production, Software and Hardware Engineering, or in general management such as Engineering, Marketing, Finance or Field Services.

Siemens at a glance – Electrification, Automation and Digitalisation

Siemens is positioned along the value chain of electrification, featuring strong competencies in automation and digitalisation to help its customers increase efficiency and create value.

What are my responsibilities?

You will be a valuable team member working on a variety of projects during the placement. You will be mentored and supported by a senior member of the team throughout your time here. Placement students are given the opportunity to grow their skills and be responsible for solving real world problems, based on their personal strengths and interests. Some examples of previous placement projects include:

  • Creating new tools for autonomous vehicle infrastructure
  • Developing android applications for granting vehicle priority
  • Advancing our hardware-in-the-loop simulation capabilities
  • Writing automated testing scripts for environmental sensors
  • Designing new mechanical solutions for traffic management products
  • Data analysis projects of new hardware solutions

What are the top three credentials we are seeking in the successful candidate?

  1. Good communication skills – this is essential for working successfully as a team and with customers.
  2. Problem solver – a daily activity for any engineer.
  3. Innovative – don’t be afraid to challenge the norm, or a senior manager.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • You should be working towards a degree in Engineering (Electronic, Software, Mechanical, Product or equivalent) or an IT related subject (Data scientist, Computer Programming or equivalent)
  • IT Literate – Microsoft Office
  • Experience of any of the following development languages or tools would be beneficial (it is not expected that a candidate would have experience in all of these areas): C, C++, C#, Java, SQL, SharePoint, CAD modelling tools

What else do I need to know?

There are three roles available for a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, starting in the Summer 2017 (software / firmware / mechanical positions).

The placement will be based in Poole on the South coast, which is surrounded by many award winning beaches, water sport opportunities, excellent countryside walks and tourist attractions.

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Location: Poole (Dorset)
  • Region: South West
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Mechanical
  • Software
  • Systems

Contact Siemens

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Job ID Number: 256906
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