Software Development Intern/Co-Op - Summer 2020 - ELSYS - Shalimar, FL

Shalimar, FL 32579
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GTRIs Cooperative Education (co-op) program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills. The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school.

Georgia Tech Research Institute's Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) seeks students pursuing bachelors degrees in Computer Science or Software Engineering for the summer 2020 semester. The intern or co-op will assist in data analysis and automation manipulation through the use of Microsoft based tools and Java based programming. You will have the opportunity to interface with other professionals, while developing software applications for the automation and data analysis of US Air Force electronic warfare systems.

The intern or co-op student will performing one or more of the following activities, which will provide a solid foundation for the student to pursue careers as a Software Engineer or Computer Scientist:
Formal testing and qualification of automation tools and data analysis
Software and systems integration and testing
Technical Writing
Quality assurance and process improvement
Test automation and scripting
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be eligible to be approved by your college/university to participate in a co-op program and register for co-op credit with your university during work terms
  • Must be able to complete at least three full-time co-op terms (alternating three terms of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school) prior to graduation
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance upon hire


  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field 
  • 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance upon hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Functional knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Experience with VBA programming
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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Software Development Intern/Co-Op - Summer 2020 - ELSYS - Shalimar, FL

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