Business Description

A leading provider in intelligence, surveillance and communications solutions for maritime (above and below the water) and land systems, we specialise in undersea surveillance, network and acoustic communications, maritime domain awareness from harbours to coastlines, and the provision and sustainment of electronic mission systems.

Projects / tasks

The intern would participate in engineering development opportunities for key division projects and programs.

Technical skills

Systems Engineering – Full ASDEFCON engineering lifecycle management.

Electronic Engineering – High and Low Level Product Development

Software Engineering – GUI development and Underwater Acoustic Processing.

Intern interpersonal qualities

The ideal intern will be self-motivated, ask questions, be accountable and exercise the highest level of confidentially.

Business description:

We design, develop and maintain specialist Electronic Warfare surveillance equipment for use by the Australian Defence Force. Generally our systems are comprised of a combination of RF electronics, high technology circuit cards (high speed analog to digital conversion, CPU and FPGA based processing), and custom software and firmware.

Projects / tasks:

The intern would be given exposure to a range of projects and tasks that will be selected based on their education and interest areas.

Technical skills:

Our ideal intern will have a background in Computer Systems Engineering and knowledge of digital signal processing techniques and concepts and familiarity with programming languages such as C++, Java and Python.  Candidates from Electronic/Systems Engineering are also sought, in particular those with an interest in RF, Digital Signal Processing and FPGA development.   Candidates from Software Engineering backgrounds are also considered, however our work tends to leverage concepts that are covered in more traditional engineering such as physics, mathematics, and digital signal processing.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Candidate should have good communication skills, be capable of working both alone and within a team, and have sufficient initiative to work independently/autonomously.

 

Business description:

We are an agile aerospace certified precision machining company and, as an integral member of a manufacturing group, we produce and export an extensive range of commercial products. We are a highly-skilled organisation, capable of producing high and low volume, quality machined parts, components and assemblies for the defence, space, rail, mining, medical, photonics and beverage industries.  We are an Approved Supplier for many defence primes, including BAE Systems, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and Thales. Our quality management system is accredited to AS9100D + ISO9001 and our manufacturing capabilities extend from bespoke one-off parts to mass production full-component assemblies.

Projects / tasks:

Aerospace Lean Manufacturing Systems Review & Improvement Project.

Technical skills:

  1. General engineering / problems solving skills
  2. Elementary project management software skills
  3. Advanced Microsoft Excel data analysis skills

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Good communication skills and keen to learn.

Business description:

An Australian engineering company that designs and develops systems for defence applications in the area of underwater acoustics. This includes sonar systems, acoustic analysis tools and recording systems which are supplied to Australian and foreign defence forces.

Projects / tasks:

  • research projects in the areas of acoustic detection and classification.
  • algorithm assessment, modelling of processing and related software development.
  • acoustic data analysis on “signals of interest”.
  • complex system integration and test activities.
  • system configuration management.

Technical skills:

  1. Signal Processing (underwater acoustics) design and development (Python/C++)
  2. Software Engineering (C++ and Operating Systems)
  3. Systems Engineering

Intern interpersonal qualities:

  1. Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  2. Self-management – can plan own tasks and align with given priorities effectively.
  3. Technical ownership – committed to finding the optimal technical solution and committed to quality output.

Business description:

A defence and homeland security technology specialist, supplying state of the art products in the Ballistics, EOD, Forensics, Munitions, SUAS and Composite materials sectors. We offer support and sustains these products for our customers with training, maintenance, support and repair services.

Projects / tasks:

Ballistic armour plate design, development, and testing; State of the art process technology system engineering, verification and validation; Composite space structure design and testing; CAE Analysis (Excel, MATLAB, FEA, CFD, etc) of high pressure hydroclave consolidation chamber.

Technical skills:

Later year student with hands-on approach to design and development. Honours or other specific project experience in systems engineering and requirement development, mechanical machinery design, composite materials, FEA, CFD and or ballistics.  Familiarity with the SolidWorks and MATLAB products would be beneficial.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Can-do approach and self-lead investigative type.

Business description:

A defence and homeland security technology specialist, supplying state of the art products in the Ballistics, EOD, Forensics, Munitions, SUAS and Composite materials sectors. We offer support and sustains these products for our customers with training, maintenance, support and repair services.

Projects / tasks:

Ballistic armour plate design, development, and testing; State of the art process technology system engineering, verification and validation; Composite space structure design and testing; CAE Analysis (Excel, MATLAB, FEA, CFD, etc) of high pressure hydroclave consolidation chamber.

Technical skills:

Later year student with hands-on approach to design and development.  Honours or other specific project experience in systems engineering and requirement development, mechanical machinery design, composite materials, FEA, CFD and or ballistics.  Familiarity with the SolidWorks and MATLAB products would be beneficial.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Can-do approach and self-lead investigative type.

Business description:

We specialise in Advanced engineering, performance vehicle design, analysis and multi body and motion simulation in the fields of vehicle dynamics and suspension design. This experience combines to significantly improve the safety and performance of vehicles.   Our highly regarded work integrated learning program offers undergraduate engineering students from all disciplines experience in innovative world leading technologies that are applied across a range of sectors.  This is one of a few places in Australia operating across a vast range of sectors, as such its work experience program is highly sought after, and highly regarded within the industry.

Projects / tasks:

Automated Load Handling System – both control systems and mechanical opportunities as well as fabrication;   Autonomous systems development – both control systems and mechanical design opportunities on a commercial vehicle project;  Various Mechanical Engineering Design projects

Technical skills:

  1. Dynamic Engineering Solutions – Advanced component design – Advanced component analysis – Kinematic analysis – Vehicle Suspension design – Aerodynamic design
  2. Simulation – Full articulated, and rigid vehicle simulation – Terrain analysis – Vehicle driver training simulation
  3. Manufacturing – 11 Axis CNC – 9 Axis CNC – 7 Axis CNC – 5 Axis CNC – CMM up to 2 microns – Computer Aided Design (CAD) – Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
  4. Analysis – Vehicle data logging and analysis – Fully integrated HUMS devices – Through life support – NDT and NDI facilities

Intern interpersonal qualities:

The interpersonal skills are critical as are the technical elements relating to Mechanical / Electrical / Control Systems Engineering

Business description:

A technology company focused on developing new approaches and techniques for the Operation and Management of Communications Networks and the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Specialises in:
1) Equipment and Sensor Monitoring and Control
2) Spectrum Monitoring and Management
3) Network Management
4) Signal Processing using CPU and GPU
5) Systems Integration and Support Service

Projects / tasks:

Our staff maintain a roughly 60%-40% split of work time between project-related work and R&D. For project-related work we have several ongoing Defence projects delivering and sustaining multiple systems. An intern will have the opportunity to contribute to a full systems engineering life cycle in one or many of these projects including requirements definition, system design, implementation, deployment and test. For R&D, the intern will have the opportunity to work in R&D activities to develop next generation capabilities destined for use by the ADF.

Technical skills:

Our ideal intern will be studying a technology or electronics focused engineering discipline such as electrical, telecommunications, mechatronics or software engineering.  Systems engineers are also sought after.  Some ability to write code (C or Java);  Knowledge of IP Networking;  Knowledge of the principals of RF communications;  Signal Processing Engineering skills or awareness that we seek include: – Requirement Definition – Design – Verification and Validation – Engineering Management

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Solution focused;  Problem solving;  Business Acumen

Business description:

We develop and license software that enables Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to function in electronic devices including for defence applications.

Projects / tasks:

The aim of the proposed project is to real time formation control of multiple devices using wireless technologies. Example devices can be swarm of mobile robots or drones, smart lights, smart sensor networks. Using wireless stacks (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) and sensors (Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Atmospheric, Light etc), one possible way to achieve this is by designing a system with the following components and behaviors:

1. Localization capability with respect to landmarks, beacons etc.

2. Leader and follower formation communicating via BLE.

3. Use of formation patterns that are either pre-programmed on the leader or they can be fetched to the leader via smart phone app.

Technical skills:

  1. Solid C/C++ programming.
  2. Knowledge on embedded application development.
  3. Understanding about Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies.
  4. Ability to interface various sensors with micro-controller modules.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Creativity, problem solving and analytical reasoning. these skills will be from computer science, electronics or embedded systems engineering.