• System Software Development and Test Student - Winter Break

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 8:19 AM)
    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.


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    Provide engineering design, test, analysis, and documentation support to a team of software engineers developing complex, real-time software applications to support the system evaluation and production of a state-of-the-art strategic guidance system. 

    Responsibilities include:

    • Execution of software and system level tests in various engineering environments, including complex software simulations, real-time hardware in-the-loop environments, and occasional bench testing on hardware prototypes.
    • Data management and configuration control of all test data generated from the various development and test activities.
    • Generation, and occasional presentation, of test reports including plots, tables, evaluation criteria, and conclusions from data collected and analyzed throughout the test process.
    • Development and execution of computer software unit tests, and documentation of test results.  Support the development of automation capabilities that will provide a means to automatically run, analyze, and update documentation of project unit tests on a regular basis.
    • Design, development, and enhancement of unique software solutions for challenging problems. 


    Desired Background:

    • Engineering, physics, or computer science majors with excellent computer skills, analytical backgrounds, and strong communication skills.
    • Experience in C/C++, Matlab/Simulink, Python, and Unix skills are highly desirable.
    • Microsoft Office tools such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio would be desirable.
    • US citizenship required.


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