Technical Intern IV (Graduate Program)- Software Engineer - 653055
Ball Aerospace & Tech Corp - Boulder, CO

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This is a temporary, full-time position during summer 2013.

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe—from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.

Summer Intern Program:

The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a ten week summer program that provides candidates with:

Practical experience on relevant aerospace and telecommunication projects while working with designated mentors
  • A competitive salary
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment
  • Possible future employment
  • Housing assistance
  • Relocation reimbursement
  • In-house training
  • Group activities
There are many recreational opportunities along the Colorado Front Range. Our state is famous for its skiing, hiking, biking, mountain climbing and beautiful scenery. We are also just 30 minutes from Denver, with access to all of the amenities that the mile high city has to offer.

Over the course of a summer session, students are encouraged to participate in social and recreational activities, many of which are organized by the college relations department. Mentors and department co-workers enjoy spending time with students at many of the activities.

What You´ll Do as an Intern:
  • Design, develop, test, and integrate software modules for ground based systems and/or flight systems using specified coding standards and naming conventions
  • Present your design and code to peers in a structured peer review
  • Software development in a Unix/Windows environment using C/C++, Ada, Ruby, Perl, Python, or other languages
  • Target platforms include PowerPC based RAD750, x86, microcontroller/microprocessor, or similar using an IDE, cross compiler, simulator, evaluation board or actual target hardware
  • Work in a lab environment to test, debug, operate, or demonstrate the system you develop
  • Contribute in a team environment assisting full-time software engineers and interfacing with other engineering disciplines.
  • Build upon university acquired knowledge to solve actual engineering problems
  • Conclusion of internship requires the preparation and formal presentation of work performed to the software engineering department

What You´ll Need:
  • Completion of you undergraduate degree and accepted admittance in a graduate degree program for the fall 2013 semester or
  • Enrollment in a graduate degree program for the fall 2013 semester or
  • Enrollment in a PHD degree program for the fall 2013 semester
  • A declared major of Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a similar engineering program with a focus on Software
Additional Requirements:
  • Effective communication and team skills are a must
  • At least 4 software specific classes with a lab or long term project
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is desired:
    • C/C++, Ada, Ruby, Perl, Python, etc. programming
    • Knowledge of basic and advanced programming constructs (pointers, linked-lists, etc.)
    • Familiarity with Real-time embedded systems (ISRs, debug, multi-tasking/multi-threading, identifying latencies, managing on-board and off-board memory, etc.)
    • Design methodologies such as: Object oriented design, structured design, rapid prototype, etc.
    • Software engineering tools & methods.
NOTE: You are welcome to apply for more than one type of internship (for example, Mechanical Engineering, System Engineering and Electrical Engineering), however, we recommend only applying to one of these levels when submitting your resume:

Intern I = Between Sophomore and Junior year
Intern II = Between Junior and Senior year
Intern III = Has Completed at least one semester of Senior Year, but has not yet graduated

Intern IV = After Bachelor's Degree, starting or continuing graduate school

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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