Intern : Programmer

Crops For the Future (CFF) is the world’s first and only centre dedicated to research on underutilised crops for food and non-food uses. CFF research focusses on agricultural biodiversity to enhance agricultural systems and their sustainability, address changing climates, and improve food and nutritional security and economic well-being, especially of the poor.
 
We are seeking a highly motivated, energetic team player with a solid work ethics to intern to join our team as a Research Intern in CropBASE research programme. CropBASE is responsible for building online solutions for evidence based agricultural diversification.  The intern will work closely with researchers, and support the development of an innovative agricultural diversification platform with associated software and services. 
 
Responsibilities:
• Develop web based software and services
• Test each software output (by phases) and document developed software and outputs
• Work closely with technical and IT teams to implement the data gathered in a database, support integration of the IT platform and processes, including analysis, transfer and storage
• Write progress report, conduct data analysis and prepare necessary documentations and manuals
• Perform other tasks assigned by supervisor.
 
Requirements:
• Graduate students at Degree level in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related discipline; Malaysian or permanent resident
• Required skill(s): PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, MSSQL, C/C++
• Must have knowledge on Front end system: Linux, Unix
• Knowledge of scientific computing using Python, Matlab or R is a plus
• Preferable to have some experience in troubleshooting, debugging and root cause analysis
• Excellent documentation, written, presentation and verbal communication skills in English
• Highly motivated with the desire to work independently and as part of a team
• Able to maintain strict confidentiality and interact professionally with all levels of management and personnel
 
Duration: Minimum three (03) months .
 
Location: Crops For the Future, Jalan Broga, Semenyih, 43500 Selangor. 
 
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume to applications@cffresearch.org with the e-mail subject “CropBASE Internship”