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Intern - Software Engineering

Intern - Software Engineering

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US-CA-Canoga Park
Intern - Engineering

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Software Development Engineering Intern to join our team in Canoga Park, CA for Summer 2018. The intern will contribute to the development of embedded real-time control system software and/or application software by performing software requirements analysis, design, implementation, unit test and integration tasks under the guidance and direction of a software development team lead. The ideal candidate would have had exposure to embedded and real-time software concepts and the C/C++ programing language. This position will report to the Sr. Manager, Software Engineering, Los Angeles.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

90% - As a contributor to a software development team, perform requirements analysis, design, implementation, unit test and integration of embedded real-time control system software and/or application software. Participate in the development of software development documentation. Support internal and customer reviews of software development work products.


10% - Support software development process improvement by assessing software process metrics, identifying process gaps, creating and evaluating process improvement options, reviewing and improving metric definition and collection methods, evaluating industry tools and other resources to promote the continued growth and maturity of the software organization at Aerojet Rocketdyne.


Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master's degree program in Computer Science (CS) or Computer Engineering (preferred), and have completed Sophomore year of study. Will also consider Math with CS emphasis.


US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.


Additional Requirements:

  • Solid academic track record.
  • Demonstrated team work experience.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in software development, especially developing C/C++ code.
  • Exposure to and/or understanding of CMMI Level 3 and greater software processes.



Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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