OSI Systems, Inc

  • C++ Software Development / R&D - Undergraduate Summer Placement

    Location UK-Salfords, Surrey
    Posted Date 5 days ago(6/13/2018 3:43 AM)
    Rapiscan Systems Ltd
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  • Overview

    Applications from advanced physics/engineering/computer science undergraduates (or impending graduates) are currently being invited for a paid Summer 2018 placement at Rapiscan Systems (www.rapiscan.com). Located at Salfords, Surrey (near Gatwick).


    The position will be available from approx. early-July until late-September, with precise start and end dates negotiable.


    The position will ideally suit a Computer Science/Physics/Electrical Engineering advanced undergraduate or impending graduate. Physics to at least A-Level (or equivalent) for non-Physics undergraduates will be absolutely essential. 


    The position may also be of value to those students who course structure/requirements mandate at least some industrial employment/placement experience to qualify for their final degree.


    • Participate in scientific software development to support ongoing R&D activities,
    • Working with assistance from and under supervision of an R&D staff member.
    • Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.
    • Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.
    • Ensure team members (direct or indirect reports) are trained and evaluated on their knowledge and adherence to the Company’s values, Code of Ethics and Conduct, and applicable compliance policies.
    • It is the responsibility of every company employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.



    • Computer programming in C/C++ (ideally, but not essentially, for MS-Windows using Visual Studio)
    • Ability to write and code computational/numeric algorithms from outline descriptions/pseudo-code presented in published material.


    • Knowledge of other programming languages, e.g. FORTRAN, Python, etc. OpenGL graphics Finite Element Analysis for simulation of various categories of physics problems, e.g. thermal, fluid dynamics, electromagnetics, etc.
    • Use of commercial FEA simulation software (e.g. COMSOL Multiphysics, ANSYS, Star-CCM, etc.)
    • Use of commercial computational/data analysis software tools (e.g. MATLAB, etc.)


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