Share this Job
Apply now »

Software Engineering Intern

Requisition ID:  117981
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Tucson (3520)

Tucson, AZ, United States, 85755


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Software Engineering Intern supports Meggitt’s Engineering Department in its execution of engineering design changes in a timely manner and to supplement the software engineering role in preventing or correcting quality defects, resolving production problems, designing software test criteria, executing software testing, and contributing to the development of software code for aerospace applications.

Job Core Responsibilities

•   Software Engineering support role for products including:
    -  Develop structured code for embedded micro controllers
    -  Develop related software documentation and formatting including technical specifications
    -  Interfacing through protocols such as SPI, I2C, CAN, and others as needed
    -  Other related aspects in the creation of titled embedded code
    -  Design and research of software coding
    -  Design and analysis tasks for software applications
    -  Develop and maintain company and customer required documentation
•   Application code generation for test fixtures and/or customer laptop use
•   Developing software engineering reports, analyses, support drafting test equipment drawings
•   On the job learning of Software Engineering principles and Meggitt Tucson Processes
•   Drafting of Engineering Changes at the direction of Engineers
•   Employ knowledge and skills learned from school in day-to-day work
•   Regular contact with Electrical Engineers, Laboratory Technicians, Electrical and Systems Engineers, and Quality Assurance team members at Meggitt Tucson’s facility
•   Develop positive and professional working relationships to accomplish tasks
•   Accountable to generate accurate documentation at the direction of Electrical Engineers, Airworthiness Personnel, Laboratory Technicians
•   Accountable to maintain a perspective of constant learning
•   Accountable to keep track of assignments and prioritize tasks at the discretion of the Engineering Manager
•   Accountable to effectively manage work and school balance
•   Accountable to participate in department improvement initiatives
•   Other responsibilities as assigned
•   Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required

Job Specifications

Education: Currently enrolled in Junior level  Engineering classes (300 level) with a minimum GPA of 3.0

Years Experience: 0-2 years of relevant experience

Work Schedule: Work between 12 and 30 hours per week depending on school schedule and school commitments. This is a year-round internship.  

•    Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel).
•    Proficient organizational skills and the ability to prioritize according to urgency while remaining flexible to changing situations
•    Proficient communication skills; both verbal and written/grammar
•    Proficient analytical skills
•    Self-motivated
•    Must be detail oriented
•    Able to manage multiple, concurrent priorities
•    Proven track record of commitment to school work
•    Coding (C or C++) experience within an IDE such as MS Visual C
•    Basic knowledge of software engineering preferred
•    On the job training of engineering tools, such as IBM DOORS, AutoCAD, Solidworks, and Altium will be provided.


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

Apply now »