Systems Integration/Test Engineering Intern
Summer 2024
Posted on 2/22/2024
Second Order Effects

51-200 employees

Engineering consulting
Company Overview
Second Order Effects (SOE) is an engineering consultancy that transforms uncertainty into fully functional hardware and software. We work on projects at various stages of development and scope; we perform analysis, build prototypes, and take products to market. Our cross-disciplinary team solves critical problems across numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, industrial automation, biomedical, green energy, and marine. Our designs control rocket engines, manage satellite communications, generate safety-overrides for self-driving cars, and are enjoyed by consumers around the world.
Consulting
Industrial & Manufacturing
Energy
Aerospace
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2016

Headquarters

El Segundo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

55%
Locations
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Python
Java
Operating Systems
MATLAB
Linux/Unix
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Current enrollment in college or Bachelor's Degree (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Industrial Engineering, Math, or related field)
  • Programming skills with an object-oriented programming language (e.g., Python, C++, Java) and experience generating maintainable code for applications that interface with test equipment
  • Basic knowledge of physics with respect to electricity, magnetism, and electronic circuits
  • Eligibility to work on ITAR projects as a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual, or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State
Responsibilities
  • Report to a mentor for feedback and learning, and work closely with the teams
  • Execute test procedures, troubleshooting, and documentation of results
  • Work with data acquisition systems and control systems to improve in-test data recording and usability
  • Design, assemble, and test custom hardware/electrical systems for customers
  • Generate and use test systems and procedures while operating hardware under environmental tests
  • Write automation and interface software in Python for testing, troubleshooting, and production checkouts
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in a team-based design and build project (e.g., Formula SAE, Solar Car, CubeSat, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Python and/or MATLAB for data parsing and data visualization
  • Exposure to automated test systems and test equipment; experience with datalogging, and data processing software
  • Experience with control system logic and interfacing with test equipment and hardware
  • Familiarity with aerospace environmental testing, such as thermal cycling, vibration, shock, thermal vacuum, and EMI/EMC
  • Experience with continuous testing or related high-reliability software development strategies
  • Experience with Linux operating systems