For over 50 years, AeroVironment has been a leader in advanced technologies and diverse innovations that have redefined how the world drives, flies, and connects.
We created MacCready Works Advanced Solutions, named for our founder, Dr. Paul B. MacCready, Jr., to ensure that creativity and long-term thinking remain at the core of our culture. With a focus on the future, this group of select, visionary scientists and engineers partner with our customers to explore breakthrough technologies that open new, more powerful ways to tackle difficult challenges. Together, they research and develop advanced technologies in robotics, sensors, software analytics and connectivity to identify innovative solutions that push beyond the current applications. These revenue-generating projects significantly contribute to the growth of the company and stretch our imaginations to spawn new inventions.
Once conceptualized, we can apply these new technologies to other projects, keeping us and our customers at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation. We are currently working on tomorrow's solutions by creating highly autonomous, mission-centered products that operate jointly across multiple domains, and position our customers at the leading edge of interconnected systems.
We are here to tackle the impossible…without hesitation.
Summary The Engineering Intern – Software works with and is mentored by a group of engineers who design and develop software solutions to meet customer requirements. To qualify for an Engineering Internship, one must currently be enrolled in one of our preferred majors; possess curiosity and eagerness to learn; have strong foundational software skills; and thrive in a team environment.
Engineering Interns have real responsibilities that impact actual products and help pave the way on our development path. Your AeroVironment internship will challenge you, stimulate you, and provide you with real-world experience at one of the leading companies developing innovative solutions at the intersection of robotic systems and artificial intelligence.
Implement and optimize software including application programs, interfaces, database schemas, and/or user interface components
Develop documentation, test procedures, technical reports, and inputs for presentation to customers and other stakeholders
Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions
Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)
Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related area of study
Experience with at least one object-oriented programming language
Familiarity with basic concepts in data structures, algorithms, and software engineering
Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies
Experience with Ubuntu and/or CentOS Linux operating systems
Experience with relational database systems such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
Familiarity with source code configuration management tools such as Git
Familiarity with one or more IDEs and debuggers
UAV or Robotics experience
General engineering fundamentals including mathematics, physics, etc.
Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
Effective problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
Ability to work in an office environment (Constant)
Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Constant)
The salary range for this role is:
$22 - $33
AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.
This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.
Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www. avinc.com/myavbenefits.
We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. avinc.com to learn more about us.
Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.
Who We Are
Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.
Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.
What We Do
Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.
U.S. Citizenship required. Must be willing to work on government contracts and have the ability to obtain a security clearance.
Summer Intern – Software Engineering
September 15, 2023
October 15, 2023