Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2019.39

Location: Dandenong South, VIC

Engineering areas: Aerospace/Aeronautical, Electrical/Electronics, Software

Business Description

A research and development company focused on defence capability in the fields of land, sea, air and space.  Our vision is to solve defence related challenges by producing capability in the form of affordable force multipliers that redefine asymmetric warfare.  We are engaged in novel, innovative research projects, many of which are funded through Government agencies. We gain our expertise from the collaborative engagement of our engineering team with University experts in their field, currently working with approximately 130 researchers from Universities and Defence Science and Technology Group.

Projects / tasks

An intern working as part of the Unmanned Systems Team would be exposed to the development of leading edge, innovative and practical electronic systems and sub-systems. The intern would participate in work on unmanned autonomous platforms including quad-rotors fixed-wing and other novel aerial, surface and sub-surface vehicles.  Specific capability development would occur in:

  • General and embedded systems programming
  • System engineering including design and development

Technical skills

  • Embedded system programming i.e. C/C++
  • Linux
  • ArduPilot Software Stack
  • Python, Java (Android)
  • Radio communication systems
  • Flight controller
  • Embedded sensors i.e. IMU, GPS
  • Automation

Intern interpersonal qualities

  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Critical thinking
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective organization
  • Communication and presentation skills