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Software Engineering Intern at DRS Technologies in Cypress, California

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS, Inc.

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.

For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

Company Overview
DRS Network & Imaging Systems, LLC in Cypress is part of the Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems Group of DRS and has over 30 years of experience in designing and developing electro-optical/infrared systems for surveillance and targeting applications. The Company is also involved in the development of strategic space systems.

Job Location

Cypress, CA

Position Summary
Support engineering staff by performing research, design support, documentation and support of testing of real-time, embedded and analytical computer software applications and/or systems. Develop documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance, as well as, interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of computer software using real-time operating systems

  • Provide regular reporting of progress and status

  • Work closely with and assist engineers in the conduct of various engineering assignments

  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices

  • Complete assigned tasks on time

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Basic Qualifications
Degree(s) Required: Associate’s Degree in Engineering or 3rd Year status in an Engineering curriculum
Degree(s) Preferred: Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

  • C/C++, C#, Python and other computer languages

  • VxWorks, Green Hills Integrity, Windows and Linux

  • Image Processing

  • Windows applications using VisualStudio and other tools

  • Use of embedded software on ARM, DSP and FPGA hardware

  • Familiarity with Object Oriented Design Patterns and UML

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software

  • Willing to learn new technologies

Physical Requirements

Walking – 0-25% of time            Sitting – 0-75% of time              Standing – 0-10% of time

Bending – 0-10% of time           Stooping – 0-10% of time          Lifting – 0-20 lbs, 0-25% of time

Climbing – 0-10% of time

Working Conditions

Normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work and domestic travel.

In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. #EOIS