Graduate working at STFC

Graduate Software/Computing Engineers

Interview Date: 24/25 January 2017 or 31 January/01 February 2017

STFC’s award winning graduate scheme offers structured training, a real job with real responsibilities from day one and a direct route to professional accreditation. It will allow you to use your degree in a dynamic, creative and collaborative culture.

The UK Astronomy Technology Centre is the national centre for astronomical technology. They design and build instruments for many of the world's major telescopes. We also project-manage UK and international collaborations. An opportunity exists to join the Applied Optics Group of the UK Astronomy Technology Centre as a graduate Engineer. Our main interests lie in the design and implementation of instruments and systems for astronomical observatories. We also work on similar non-astronomy projects.

RAL Space has a long-standing heritage of excellence in space-flight going stretching back over 50 years and with significant involvement in over 200 space missions.  They have an opportunity for an optical systems engineer to work on optical instruments for space missions and ground-based astronomy. The post will be based in the Optical Systems Group of the Imaging Systems Division at RAL Space.

All applicants will be considered for each post available, unless stated otherwise within the covering letter. If selected you may be contacted by more than one Hiring Manager to undertake a telephone interview, the first stage of the selection process.


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