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Intern: Systems Design Engineering (Summer 2022)

Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT), a division of Volvo Group North America, provide state-of-the-art research, engineering, product planning and project execution to final delivery of complete products and support of the products in the aftermarket.
Position Description:
  • We are currently looking for a student to work with our Systems Design Engineering Team as an Electrical Engineering Intern. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment, gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of engineering (system architecture, electrical system design, software development, etc.). As a valued member of the Systems Engineering Team, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with the engineers in the department. GTT’s goal is to contribute to the student’s development, as well as providing an opportunity for the student to work in a business environment within the automotive industry. This position will report to Manager, Systems Engineering department.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Use your engineering skills to develop tools, methods, processes, hardware or software components and systems in the areas of automated testing or development of driver electronics and connectivity components for GTNA
  • Specific tasks may involve troubleshooting and designing electronic circuit boards and working hands on with automotive electronic components, control units and wiring and writing embedded software in a variety of languages (e.g., C, C#, Python, etc.)
  • Work with agile processes and engineering standards to maintain efficient, well organized, reusable and reliable hardware and software to ensure the best possible performance, quality, and robustness of the products

Critical Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail: Provide accurate data and reports that are pertinent to the team’s tasks
  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes
  • Communication: Listen effectively, transmit information accurately and understandably, and actively seek feedback from experienced engineers, project manager, etc.
  • Dependability/Reliability: Follow through on commitments, timely delivery on projects, assigned tasks, etc.
  • Flexibility: Willing to perform a wide range of tasks, positive responds to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

Intern Education and Program Requirements:
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the Internship
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • This internship will require the student to work up to 40 hours per week during the Summer 2022 semester
  • Interns will be expected to spend as much of their time as possible working in the office. However, due to the unpredictable nature of the ongoing pandemic, the manager may approve the intern to work a portion of their time from home if required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Valid US Work authorization

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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