Closing Date:  31 March 2013

About the job:

CSIR Modelling and Digital Science (MDS) unit has a vacancy for Internship in the Information Security competence area. The unit assists in the CSIR’s drive to strengthen science, engineering and technology (SET) outputs; develop human capital and invests in Emerging Research Areas, including Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology and Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems. This position is based in Pretoria and it is part of a fingerprint biometric project and will focus on the software aspect

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify ISO/IEC biometric standards that the fingerprint identification system should comply with for adoption into industry.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of the process for making the fingerprint identification system compliant with ISO/IEC standards.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of testing approaches for a fingerprint biometric system.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in electrical, electronic, computer engineering or computer science.
  • Must be able to program in C or C++.
  • Must be familiar with Octave/Matlab (or a similar interpreted programming language such as Python).
  • Good interpersonal and team skills.
  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Problem-solving and solution-seeking orientation.
  • Must have good communication, presentation and writing skills.

How to Apply

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