We are looking for energetic engineering students who want to advance their software development capabilities and are able to commit to an Intern position beginning in Summer 2017.
The position of EMIX Intern, Software Engineering within Rockwell Automation is a high energy, team-oriented and educational software development position. Students will work with software, firmware, hardware, and/or process engineers while developing software according to current software engineering methodologies. Intern students are an essential part of the software development team and work hand in hand with professional software developers. Interns are given work that is integral to providing features requested by customers and ensuring customer success. A senior-level mentor is assigned to each student to aid in the student's growth as a software developer and to ease the transition into the professional work environment. Interns become well versed in proven software development techniques and become comfortable in a professional software development environment. Students are exposed to a variety of software engineering knowledge areas including: OOD/OOA, full development life cycle, agile methodology, system design, test driven development, test automation, and build and configuration management. Throughout the co-op term, students typically complete several projects in various areas of the software. Projects are assigned based on student's interests as the education of the student is a high priority. To ensure success, students are given many resources outside of a mentor, such as technical training and technical books.
Essential Functions: In the course of this internship, the student will gain functional, leadership, interpersonal, and business skills within the framework of a professional software development organization.
Develops an understanding of relevant aspects of the department's software development process and procedures. Becomes familiar with the use of software tools required to analyze, design, debug and test software modules. Becomes well versed in Object-Oriented programming concepts. Assists developers with the design, documentation, implementation and testing of enhancements within the software. Assists developers with the isolation, repair and verification of defects within the software. Assists with software product testing, namely unit and functional test, including regression test. Provides work estimates and status reports to the technical lead and Project Manager as required. Maintains adequate interaction to ensure assigned tasks are prioritized appropriately May assist Product Marketing with trade show preparation, sales tools, competitive analysis, etc. Keeps informed of new developments in the software engineering and computer engineering fields by participating in technical and developmental training opportunities.
Takes ownership of assignments by understanding expected output, requesting help as needed. Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO9001, ISO14000, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.
Effectively teams with others through mutually supportive professional relationships, open and direct communications, honesty and respect. Copes with and leverages personality differences and differences of opinion.
Ensures thorough familiarity with policies and procedures relating to standards of business conduct, and trains and motivates others in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures. Accepts additional responsibilities as assigned by manager.
Permanently eligible to work in the US.
College sophomore level or above; studying computer science, computer engineering or equivalent at an accredited four year college or university. Must be a part of Penn State University's EMIX Program.
Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Basic computer programming (C++, C#, or Java) and application use required. Good interpersonal, communication and teaming skills.
Architecture and Software
Engineering and Technicians
No. of Positions:
Mayfield Heights - Ohio
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.
When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.
You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.
As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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