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Systems Engineering Co-op (Spring 2020)

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Part time
  •  Madison, WI
  •  R0009065

SUMMARY: Interns will work with a designated mentor or team to gain a thorough understanding of the career field of interest to include theory and practical application of obtained knowledge. The intern will benefit from mentoring, coaching and side-by-side work with knowledgeable and experienced experts in the field. The objective is real, hands-on work assignments related to intern’s major, providing them with skills vitally important in today’s business environment. Those interested in employment following an internship will be considered based on current openings, performance during internship, and proximity to graduation.

At SNC’s Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocket engines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as well as systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of our Space Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (including NASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about SSG

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Originates specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of design and development activities
  • Learns and uses IBM® Rational® DOORS® software
  • Prepares and executes peer reviews of work products using a CMMI® Level 3 peer review process
  • Works with engineers of many disciplines to solve problems of moderate complexity
  • Establishes learning objectives with mentor/supervisor
  • Job shadows at all levels in the field
  • Occasionally takes on special  projects as assigned by the mentor/supervisor
  • Performs other functions as needed

Must Haves:

  • At least a Sophomore enrolled in Bachelor's degree or Master's in Systems Engineering or related Engineering discipline
  • Technical skills complimentary to the field of interest
  • Strong skills in Word, Excel and Visio; Access is a plus
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Presentation skills using Powerpoint helpful
  • Strong organization skills
  • Detail oriented

Nice to Have:

  • IBM DOORS experience
  • Requirements writing experience  
  • Testing experience
  • Problem solving skills

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

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