2020 SCADA Software Engineering Summer Internship

Siemens · Up to £20k · East Midlands
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Responsible. Excellent. Innovative!

These have been the basis for Siemens' success for over 160 years. We are searching for engineering students who embody these values to be a part of creating the future.

This role is based within the Mainline Rail Automation department, which has a client portfolio including Network Rail, Docklands Light Railway and London Underground, and projects including Crossrail, Qatar Education City, East Coast Main Line, Edinburgh Trams, Storebaelt and Interconnector.

As an engineering intern, you will have the opportunity to move across the various engineering departments at Siemens Rail Automation and this will provide you with key experiences which will ultimately help you make a well informed decision about your future in engineering.

The 3-month intern programme will not only give you brilliant technical insight but will also provide you with invaluable experience within an industry environment. 

 

The Challenge

  • Learn to capture detailed requirements, design, implement, test, install and maintain SCADA/PLC control, monitoring systems
  • Learn/improve your software knowledge and skills as you may be required to write, analyse, test and integrate various software systems and databases.
  • Delve into the world of Networking. IP technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s railway, with more and more projects moving towards this technology. You will be exposed to Network Design, as well as getting hands on with configuring and testing networks in our lab area.
  • Work on real projects which may include Integrated Station Management, Passenger Information Systems, Remote Condition Monitoring systems, Operational and Retail Communications Systems.
  • Develop excellent knowledge of technical standards and processes associated with the transport and process industries.
  • Be a valued member within a team of Early Careers (Apprentices/Interns/Graduates) to participate in the Business Improvement Project (BIP) Scheme. The scope of the project is to create and present a solution to executive management. It provides you with valuable team working and presentation skills.
  • Be an ambassador for STEM through a multitude of volunteering opportunities, such as Greenpower, Big Bang Fair and much more.
  • Support the engineering team delivering high quality technical and engineering solutions for large multi-disciplined projects for clients related to Control and Information systems, primarily in the rail sector.
  • Ensure products or projects are delivered in accordance with Siemens safety and quality/testing procedures and meet all applicable legislation and project requirements.

 

What we're looking for

  • You must be studying towards an Electrical, Electronics, Software, Mechatronics, Systems or Computer Engineering degree, aiming for a 2:2 or above.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to deal with technical issues and make timely, sound decisions with minimal consultation.
  • Ability to develop a firm understanding and appreciation of system design, safety concepts and associated decision making within the relevant industries.
  • An understanding of quantifying and managing technical risk when involved with project work.
  • Appreciation of requirements management.

 

What else you need to know

The benefits package for this role includes a salary of £17,500 pro rata. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

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