Company Overview: Arup is an independent firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world. We are a global leader in the engineering and construction industry. Arup leverages and drives the creation of disruptive technology to transform population and traffic modelling, simulation, lighting studies and technical consulting. Our environment is start-up-like, agile and there is a great community of support, talks and learning opportunities within the business. Our aim is to become a technical leader in the use of cloud platforms and machine learning for construction and engineering in the built environment. We believe that networking technologies should be used to connect the urban and building scale with the human dimension, creating hybrid physical and digital experiences that augment the understanding of the world and enhance the possibility to interact with the built environment. Role: You will support our team to develop and grow our interactive design, smart controls, IoT consulting, digital systems design, physical prototyping and computational design offer. To succeed in this role you must have excellent problem solving skills, autonomy of thinking, aesthetic sensitivity and a passion for cutting edge systems and software development. You will bring a genuine interest in technology, for example by regularly engaging with tech blogs, attending conferences, and spending time on innovative open source projects, will be the most compatible with the team. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills to create a wide range of interactive communication and visual experiences, using electronic prototyping, sensor technology, light, data, graphics, sound, animation and other digital and visual techniques. In this role you can expect to gain a fair amount of learning and development, therefore the ability to pick up new tools and methods is essential. Depending on the type of project and design opportunity, you may be involved in any of the following activities: • Preparation of interactive design and Smart Buildings concepts. • Design and delivery of interactive visual content using industry-standard and open source graphics, multimedia and web based software packages, programming languages and techniques. • Writing code and scripts for a wide range of design applications (for example, 3D translation, 3D modelling, data visualization, responsive mobile interaction, physical interaction, multimedia design, IoT device communication, protocol design). Requirements: Essential skills and experience: · Programming/core developer skills: o Previous experience with physical and electronic prototyping platforms like Arduino or Raspberry Pi o Ability to set up, secure and administer Unix machines. o Good skills with web based technologies such as HTML/CSS/JS, Django, Node.js and PHP. o Core programming in Java and Python · 3D and graphic design skills: o Proficiency in 3D modelling and BIM with tools such as AutoCAD, Rhino, Revit, Blender, SolidWorks, OpenSCAD, Freecad or similar alternatives. o Previous knowledge and experience of 3D printing and manufacturing with software such as Cura. o Ability to produce 3D models and 2D engineering drawings for rapid prototyping. You will also need to have a passion for teamwork, with good communication and writing skills and an ability to plan and organise your own work. Desirable skills and experience: · Multimedia / graphic skills: o Proficiency with presentation software. o Graphic design with Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign. o Ability to edit video and audio content with industry-standard and/or open source software. o Good sketching abilities Reward: We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package in our sector. Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help you with your work/life balance. In addition all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.