Wednesday, 16 March 2016

IT Internship Opportunity at CSIR 2016

The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) has an Internship opportunity in the Command Control and Information Warfare competence area within the Defence, Peace, Safety and Security unit. The purpose of this role is to equip new graduates with practical experience while assisting with software design, implementation, test and deployment. The software development will be in desktop applications, web and mobile domains, depending on the skills and selected technical path of the incumbent. The application domain is command & control technologies in general, ranging from information systems to advanced modelling & simulation. This position is based in Pretoria. For more information about the unit, please visit:

The CSIR is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

Key responsibilities

  • Software design and design inputs;

  • Software development;

  • Software testing and evaluation;

  • Software deployment and use;

  • Concept development and experimentation support;

  • Research and development in related command & control technologies.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or a Bachelor of Engineering computer engineering;

  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team;

  • Be self-motivated with good communication skills, both verbal and written;

  • Ability to perform under pressure and manage or contribute to projects within allocated time;

  • A self-starter, taking initiative to provide innovative solutions to software related problems in the command & control domain, with enthusiasm will be successful in the position.

South African citizenship is required as security clearance is required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date is 31 March 2016.

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to with your name and surname, position title and reference number on the subject line, (e.g. John Smith: Internship – Smart Systems: Reference No: 306623).

Via – CSIR

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