Research Engineer Summer Intern (Local Only)

    • Job Tracking ID: KDRSS-341737
    • Job Location: Birmingham, AL
    • Job Level: Student/Internship
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/10/2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
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Job Description

General Summary

This Intern assignment will be responsible for supporting the research and development efforts of the Systems Development department.  The role requires a highly motivated individual that will assist in the design of software and hardware in experimental settings. The intern will work under close supervision of a more experienced engineer or manager.  Interns are assigned to business related projects.  

Key Responsibilities

Support the engineering team in the following ways:

  • Develop interfaces between hardware and software.
  • Maintain inventory of items related to research and development efforts.
  • Prepare specifications for purchase of components and equipment.
  • Test electrical hardware, including circuit boards.
  • Design, implement, and maintain electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems.
  • Prepare and study technical drawings and specifications of electrical systems.
  • Interface with engineers and scientists of varying disciplines during the design of new systems.
  • Maintains knowledge of engineering discipline through familiarity with current literature
  • Observes appropriate safety and study requirements by reading, understanding, and following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP),
  • Ensures compliance to all regulatory and safety requirements
  • Performs other duties as may be required by supervisor

 

Experience and Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Pursuing a Degree Physics or Electrical Engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with MATLAB, python, C, C#
  • Experience using multi-meters, oscilloscopes, and other laboratory equipment.
  • Ability to work well with others in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated to continually expand knowledge and skills related to this position.


Work Environment & Conditions

This assignment will require:

  • Working in both an office and a laboratory setting. 
  • Ability to wear appropriate PPE when entering the laboratory
  • Use of a computer for extended periods of time may be necessary.

 

Job Benefits

Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
EEO Is The Law

Disability Accessibility Accommodation
If you require an accommodation to navigate or apply to our careers site, please send your request to HRAccessibility@kratosdefense.com or call 858-964-2916. Any inquires not related to requesting an accommodation will be discarded.

Pay Transparency
The company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Job Applicant Privacy Notice
For applicants in the EU and California residents, please review our privacy notice.

 

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
EEO Is The Law

Disability Accessibility Accommodation
If you require an accommodation to navigate or apply to our careers site, please send your request to HRAccessibility@kratosdefense.com or call 858-964-2916. Any inquires not related to requesting an accommodation will be discarded.

Pay Transparency
The company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Job Applicant Privacy Notice
For applicants in the EU and California residents, please review our privacy notice.