Generac Power Systems

  • Engineering Intern- CS (Electronics Software)

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/27/2018 8:58 PM)
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  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – a leading manufacturer of generators and industrial engines -- is seeking an Engineering Intern for its Waukesha, WI location.

    The  Engineer Intern will be involved in the development and testing of a new generation of advanced controllers that will provide advanced features and connectivity for a new generation of power generation control systems. The Engineer Intern will also  be involved in the design and implementation of an advanced control platform that applies web technologies and object oriented design to produce a control platform that can be accessed from anywhere on any device and be easily integrated into network and building management systems.



    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assists the engineering team in completing their tasks to design and implement a robust software system.
    • Assists in testing software and maintaining various utilities and tools that are used by the team in support of their engineering tasks.
    • Researches tools and techniques that may benefit the program, installs and configures the tools and demonstrates their usage, and advantages and shortcomings to assist the team in making decisions about which tools to acquire and use.
    • Develops and maintains documentation in support of the team.
    • Designs and develops software solutions in support of the development team.
    • Development of embedded applications using Java, C and C++ on Linux and Android


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's Degree program in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline
    • The ability to work in Waukesha, WI a minimum of 15 - 20 hours a week during the school year and full time during school breaks.

     Preferred Qualifications:

    • Linux and/or Android development experience;
    • Experience working on industrial control applications;
    • Serial and network communications experience;
    • Experience with multi-threaded applications;
    • Experience with Agile software development practices and tools.
    • Experience developing Java web applications that adapt to the form factor of the display device;
    • Extensive experience architecting java solutions and developing extensible, maintainable object models;
    • Web programming skills;
    • Web user interface design and implementation software development process;
    • Object-Oriented Design (OOD);
    • Software Debugging.

    Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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