Graduate Software Engineer in Data Acquisition
|Job Title||Graduate Software Engineer in Data Acquisition|
|Post Type||Full time / Permanent|
|Salary information||£25,247 to £29,702 (Discretionary range to £34,157)|
|Application deadline||Open Vacancy|
|Date of interviews|
You will need to demonstrate an understanding of software development and support and the ability to work with Diamond’s scientists. Together with a good honours degree in maths, science, electronic engineering or computer science. For the right candidate the position offers a relaxed non-commercial environment full of motivated individuals and comprehensive benefits.
Main responsibilities will include:
- Develop and support software and workflows for the acquisition of data by beamlines at Diamond;
- Work with Diamond’s analysis group to integrate analysis with acquisition software;
- Contribute to the core framework of the data acquisition software at Diamond.
Qualification & Experience - Essential
- Experience of object oriented languages such as Java, C, C++ or Python;
- Good degree in a STEM area.
Qualification & Experience - Desirable
Experience in software engineering.
Diamond Light Source is one of the most advanced scientific facilities in the world. It houses the UK’s synchrotron light source, a giant microscope that can produce 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. The development of the facility is key to maintaining its world-class, and in many areas, world-leading standing. Developments include improvements in brightness of sources, optical components and state-of-the-art detectors. Such developments initiate new requirements and operational support of the distributed-control systems, along with advances in data acquisition.
Applying for employment
For further details on applying for employment at Diamond, please visit our 'Application Form' page.
Appointments will be made depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. Electronic Diamond application forms in MS-Word are preferred. These should be emailed to email@example.com