Co-op Student, R&D Software Development

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are passionate about innovations that mean real progress. We are excited about technologies that still need to be developed. What about you? Do you want to use your curiosity, passion, and creativity to make the lives of millions of people easier and better? Join us as a graduate –either by beginning your career with us or through a co-op placement. Whichever path you take, we’re looking forward to seeing your perspective.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces. 
  • Solve the worlds most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects. 
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment. 
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community. 
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused. 

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

Overview

Spend your Co-op Term with a 35-person R&D team that's inventing the next generation of radar, capacitance and ultrasonic instruments for industry.  Our modern facility in Peterborough, Siemens Milltronics employs 300 people, including R&D, manufacturing and office staff.  We are ISO 9001 certified and team based with employee-friendly policies and wellness programs.  Peterborough is a pleasant city of 81,000 with a relaxed lifestyle and limitless options for summer and winter recreation.  Join the Research and Development Department and help develop world-class industrial level measurement products.

The purpose of this Co-op is to develop product & process applications knowledge through hands on support during new product development, testing of ultrasonic & radar probes in our test laboratory (shooting gallery) and to develop analytical problem-solving skills.


What will you do?

  • Development and Implementation of designs to support design team on research, new product development, and maintenance projects
  • Analyse data pattern in order to derive mathematical algorithms.
  • Independently conduct tests, recording of test results electronically and manually.
  • Writing of technical notes or reports.
  • Secure and safe handling test equipment.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Enrolled in a 4 year University degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent, or recently graduated
  • Programming knowledge in C and/or C++, Python.
  • Knowledge in data processing and analysis.
  • Knowledge of working in a laboratory environment or test facility including set-up, use and maintenance of lab and test equipment.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge with MS-Office: EXCEL & MS-Word.
  • Knowledge in using PC controlled data acquisition systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent Teamwork and Cooperation skills when working with others to discuss and resolve issues related to testing and data analysis.
  • Diligence when working in a test facility following written and verbal instructions.
  • Knowledge of safety practices.
  • Concise & comprehensive written & verbal communication skills.
  • Good analytical knowledge and experience.
About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours. 

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Job ID: 179640

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Full-Time temporary



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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