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Intern IT (m/f/d) Software Developement

Date:  May 11, 2022


Job Function:  Technical
Business Unit:  WITec

At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. With a sixty-year history, and fourteen Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, our world-class products and technologies are helping our customers to address the greatest challenges of the 21st century.



Intern IT (m/f/d) Software Developement


WITec is a leading global manufacturer of high-resolution, nanoanalytical microscope systems. Our customers - university and industrial research laboratories - particularly value the precision, versatility and flexibility of our instruments. Since September 2021, WITec has been part of the Oxford Instruments Group.
The software department develops almost all software components itself that are necessary for the operation of our special microscopes, from the hardware control to the data processing and the graphical user interface. Visual Studio and the .NET framework from Microsoft are used as the development interface. During the development we are anxious to introduce current methods and techniques promptly in order to be able to create a high-quality software.
For the Software R&D department we are looking for an intern (m/f/d) to strengthen our developer team. 


Become part of our developer team and contribute to the success of our software. During the internship with a duration of at least 4 months you will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive insight into software development. Among other things, you will get to know the following technologies:

  • Programming with the language C# in the development environment Visual Studio from Microsoft
  • User interface development with WPF and the MVVM pattern
  • Database queries using the OR Mapper Entity Framework
  • Agile software development processes
  • Writing clean code and unit tests

You will have the opportunity to work in a team on existing projects or develop a project independently. The following projects are possible:

  • Database and GUI: Development of a new component for our internal database application. The focus here is the development of the user interface as well as writing the database queries using the OR Mapper Entity Framework.
  • Image processing: Implementation of a video image simulator for our microscope software in order not to depend on a real video camera for software demonstrations.
  • We would be happy to discuss other project opportunities that match your interests and skills during the interview process.




  • Degree in computer science or a related field of study 
  • already some knowledge in software development with object-oriented programming languages (C#, C++, Java). FFF
  • Structured and solution-oriented way of working
  • Ability to work in a team and commitment as well as willingness to learn new topics


Our offer:


  • Personal enrichment during the internship
  • Room for own, creative and innovative ideas with short and unbureaucratic decision-making processes
  • Attractive working environment in the heart of the science city Ulm
  • Convenient transport connections with parking spaces and direct proximity to the "Science Park II" streetcar stop


If you are interested in an internship at our company, please send us your application with a summary of your programming experience. If you have any special interests or project ideas for your internship, we look forward to your suggestions.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments operates a Preferred Supplier List, and we do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not forward candidate details in response to this advert, or to any Oxford Instruments employees or other company locations. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.