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Scientific Computing Graduate

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🤑 £31.8K

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  • Candidate must have a minimum 2:1 degree in relevant field, right to work in UK, experience in Linux system management, programming, software engineering, project management, scientific computational software, teamwork, IT security, and ability to communicate technical information.
  • The Scientific Computing Graduate at UK Research and Innovation will be responsible for undertaking four projects, each lasting six months, with a focus on technical development and outcomes. This includes tasks such as deploying private clouds, developing new system tools, and programming scientific analysis applications.

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Apply by Oct 29


  • With this opportunity, you’ll be embedded in a team working on projects and production services to help in the development of new research data management systems, scientific software, open science, computing and cloud platforms. 

As part of a series of teams through the first two years, you will contribute to the scientific and technical capability of the department whilst developing your expertise in: 

  • Linux, cloud, high performance computing, systems management and hardware
  • Data storage and management of large complex scientific datasets
  • Software engineering, open science and scientific software development
  • Project Management
  • Working with scientists to deliver to their requirements
  • We use a large range of technologies and training is offered to ensure you have the right skills for the work
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  • Achieved, or be on course to achieve, a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of starting employment
  • Experience of Linux system management, clouds, PC/server hardware or networking
  • Programming experience, preferably in one of Java, Javascript, C, C++ and Python, or similar
  • Experience of Software engineering methodologies
  • Desirable:
  • Managing a project
  • Using scientific computational software
  • Working in a team
  • Understanding of IT security
  • Ability to communicate technical information to different audiences
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Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Each Scientific Computing graduate will undertake four 6 month projects with the outputs being used beyond the end of each project. You will be embedded in technical teams and will be responsible for the technical development and outcomes of your project.
  • As your skills and abilities develop your level of responsibility will increase.
  • Past projects have included:
  • Deploying and running private clouds using OpenStack
  • Software engineering of new tools to manage large scale data.
  • Developing and installing new system tools to monitor 10,000s CPU cores and 100s Petabytes of data
  • Programming of new scientific analysis and simulation applications
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Work type

Full time

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Application deadline

Oct 29, 2023




31790 GBP

Apply by Oct 29