Vacancies at CSIR – Distributed Ledger Technologies (Internship)

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Job Description:

The CSIR has an Internship opportunity for an Intern in the Emerging Digital Technologies for fourth Industrial Revolution (EDT4IR) Research Centre within the Next Generation Enterprises and Institutions Cluster. The purpose of the Internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience through providing technical support to the research and development team with the designing, development and implementation of DLT systems architecture and solutions. This position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support research work related to DLT;
  • Conduct desktop research and literature search;
  • Conduct data collection and capturing;
  • Develop innovative solutions in DLT and remain well-versed in new technologies in the evolving DLT space;
  • Remain current in field of expertise with respect to new approaches in tools, methods or technologies.
  • Contribute towards science engineering and technology (SET) activity outputs e.g. reports, guidelines, system requirements, peer-reviewed publications, and technology and software packages;

Job Requirements:

  • Good communication, presentation and writing skills.
  • An Honour’s or Master’s degree will be advantageous;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team;
  • Good understanding of computer science fundamentals and programming skills;
  • Good quantitative skills (mathematics/statistics/computer science);
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, information technology or related field;
  • Problem-solving, solution-seeking orientation;
  • Knowledge of DLT and software development in DLT Technologies will be advantageous;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Vacancy Type:  Internship

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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