Simulation Development Placement Student


Industrial Placement Simulation Development

Drilling Systems, the worldwide leader in the manufacture of 3D simulations for the oil & gas industry, are looking for talented placement students to join our friendly software team for a 30 week placement starting in June 2023.

This will involve developing, deploying, and maintaining real-time 3D graphics software for simulation systems including projection domes, large multi-screen video walls and VR.

There are multiple roles available within the team to suit a range of technical skills:

  • Programming in C# or C++
  • Unity (or Unreal Engine) development
  • .NET, WPF, WinForms
  • AWS, React, Node.js, Docker
  • Scripting in Python, Lua or similar

Knowledge of or experience with the following would also be beneficial:

  • Atlassian toolset and workflow; Jira, Confluence
  • Source control and principles; Plastic, Bitbucket
  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban methodology
  • DevOps; CI/CD/automated deployment

To ensure a good fit with the team we are looking for the following blend of personal skills:

  • Ability to adapt and learn new technologies on the job
  • Analytical mindset
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication skills
  • Self-motivation

This opportunity is ideal for students undertaking a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study: software engineering, games development etc.

The roles will be based primarily in our Bournemouth office, but with plenty of opportunities for international travel to regional offices and customer sites.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to our Software Manager: