2023 Computer Engineering Intern - Syracuse (Engineering Intern 1) - 9120
Syracuse, NY 
Posted 12 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Job Description Requisition Number:9120

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type:Part Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week:40.00

Security Clearance:No Clearance

Level of Experience:Intern


Job Description

Looking for Computer Engineering or Computer Science interns to aid with design and analysis for highly complex embedded systems at the heart of various Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems. Applicants should have a high degree of flexibility and creativity to develop successful design solutions that utilize the latest embedded system techniques including microcontrollers, FPGAs, SoCs, and MPSoCs. Applicants will be involved in all stages of R&D projects as well as product development projects.

What You Will Do

  • Research, design, development, and testing of complex electrical (digital, power, RF and analog) products or systems
  • Conduct prototype development activities to ensure compliance to specifications and project milestones
  • Promote effective design and development processes
  • Ensure optimal performance of designs
  • Create electrical/electronic schematics
  • Design complex PCBAs and/or other integrated electrical systems and components, including cabling and wire harnesses
  • Design and development of mixed signal systems with MCUs, MPUs, FPGAs, DSPs, SoCs, sensors, power electronics, analog front-end (ADC, DAC), RF front end, high speed memory (DDR3/4), high speed serial communication (SGMII, Aurora, PCIe Gen 3, USB 3.1) and low speed serial communication interfaces (UART, I2C, SPI)
  • Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, capacity or capability
  • Documentation of designs for internal use and consumption by other subject matter experts, other engineering disciplines and program management
  • Collaboration with other engineering disciplines and subject matter experts on system and board level design details
  • Hands on system and board level integration and testing; including the drafting of test plans and procedures, rework instructions and other documentation as needed on a design specific basis

What You Must Have

  • Enrolled in a BA/BS program (Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering or Computer Science)

Bonus Points For

  • Experience with defining requirements, performing schematic capture, executing or managing PCB layout, and executing design verification testing to ensure designs meet project needs
  • Experience with multi-Gbps serial communications links, simulation of high-speed serial communications links utilizing IBIS models, S-parameters etc.
  • Experience with power analysis; DC drop, power plane impedance, decoupling analysis
  • Experience with EMI/EMC testing, debug and interpretation of results from testing and experiments
  • Experience in radar, EW, software defined radio, and electro-optical system design preferred
  • Ability to work on multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Ability to work in an environment with rapidly changing priorities

This opportunity resides with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information


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As soon as possible
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