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Engineering Student Placement Year 2021

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We look for the risk-takers, the collaborators, the inspired and the inspirational. We want the people who are brave enough to work at the cutting edge and create solutions that will enrich and improve the lives of people across the globe. So, if you want to make the world say wow, let's talk.

The conversation starts here. If this role matches your ambitions and skillset, let's get started with your application. Take a look at our other open positions too. Our many opportunities can lead to infinite possibilities.

Location: Basingstoke, UK.

If you want to do something extraordinary in your career, this is the place to be. We don’t just create technology, services and content. We enliven senses, capture moments and create new experiences daily. We have been at the forefront of consumer tech for decades, and we stay ahead by inspiring and fulfilling curiosity. This is the world you could be part of.

Sony Electronics has over six decades of innovation to our name, and we continue to drive the market forward. From the world's first Walkman to our latest OLED television, Sony stands for creativity and innovation. We pride ourselves on having employees who match up to those values and will continue to move us forward.

Wherever you find yourself in our business, you will be given the opportunity to understand, operate and develop our key business processes that help to make Sony what it is today. You will be given the opportunity to learn, grow and lay the building blocks for the bright career ahead of you.

We are also passionate about your development and to help you get the most out of the experience you will be part of a development module which will expose you to the other areas of the Sony family, our business leaders and get you working on some great projects. With a group of like-minded students, our student alumni and business experts, you’ll be joining a fantastic community where it’s all about taking risks, pushing the boundaries and changing the future.

Working in our fast-paced business functions we promise a life changing experience.

If you’re studying towards your Bachelor's degree and think you've got what it takes – Apply today!

Engineering - Innovation is fundamental to everything we do at Sony. Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Europe, are the European TV design team with responsibility for the design, specification, testing and launch of Bravia TV related products into European markets. This department is offering three engineering intern roles:

Software Engineer Intern x2:

Working with state of the art platforms that use Android and Linux technologies, you will be part of our Software Quality Assurance team, evaluating and testing software in innovative ways for the next era:-

  • You will be challenged to develop AI software testing solutions for the very latest Bravia TV features and applications.
  • Using your Python programming skills extensively, you will update the interface of the AI solution.
  • You will be involved in Benchmarking and Competitive Analysis to look for innovation opportunities and report your findings to other SVPE teams and other stakeholders.
  • You will be working on the latest Television technology and will play a part in the introduction of Sony’s next generation of flagship TV’s.

European Engineer Specifications Intern:

Joining the European Engineering team, you will be working in the areas of Digital Television technical specifications and technical market requirements :

  • To support the Requirements Capture team in the capture and tracking of the European TV requirements from relevant technical standards and European operators.
  • To create software tools and/or innovative solutions for problems faced by the European Engineering team and wider SHES-E department
  • Support of interoperability testing and features for emerging technologies.
  • You will be working on the latest Television technology and will play a part in the introduction of Sony’s next generation of flagship TV’s.

Your profile:

  • Studying towards a degree in Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering, Technology, or Computer Science Degree
  • Language: English (fluent)
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a cross-disciplinary team, demonstrate a methodical approach to work and attention to details.
  • Good understanding and experience with Python programming language and machine learning/neural networks is a plus.
  • Open-minded and proactive

What do we offer?

  • A one year, full time work experience program for undergraduate students from July 2021 until July 2022.
  • Be part of a global player in the consumer electronics industry
  • Unique and business driven experience
  • Exposure to leading edge technology
  • Business and commercial understanding
  • Opportunity to demonstrate your potential
  • Core development experience
  • Diverse and international work environment
  • Paid internship

Our recruitment process:

The job posting will be open until 6th of December 2020. The selected candidates will be invited to perform a video interview during December.

The shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an assessment center for these three roles specifically in the first half of February in our office in Basingstoke (or virtually)

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