• System Modeling & Assurance Spring Co-Op

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/16/2018 3:00 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.


    Seeking candidate with a strong background in Computer Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline. The ideal candidate will work on projects and applications within the System Modeling and Assurance division, and should have some competency in the following areas; coding, design, analysis, simulation, or quality engineering. Strong written and verbal communications skills are required as well as the ability to present results to peers and management in formal and informal settings.


    Project areas may include:

    • System Design and Supporting trade studies
    • Experience with product manufacturing, test and troubleshooting
    • Analysis of quality metrics and management of database programs
    • Proficiency in documenting plans, procedures and presenting to a technical audience


    Applicant must be a US citizen and enrolled in an accredited Engineering curriculum. The ideal candidate must be a fast, self-directed learner and must have a clearly exceptional academic record. Outstanding written and oral communication skills, along with the ability to work as part of a team, are essential. Proficiency in AutoCAD, MATLAB, Simulink, LabVIEW, SPICE, Cadence or other similar modeling tools is a plus.


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