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SkyRaider Software Development Internship
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FLIR Systems | Orem, UT
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Job Description

Be visionary

At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Long term part-time internship. Ideally, the intern would work full-time in the summer and continue part-time (10-20 hours) throughout the school year. This would allow the intern to develop a strong working knowledge of FLIR systems and contribute effectively to the team.


FLIR UIS is developing software for the FLIR SkyRaider UAS and ground control system. Various tasks in software development and related areas could be performed by an intern, depending on his/her background. This would offload work from higher-level engineers and increase the overall capacity of the team. Potential tasks include:

* Development of unit and integration tests
* Integration of new sensors
* Development of engineering software tools
* Build/deployment automation
* Add features to embedded device firmware
* Developing internal web-based tools
* Evaluating sensor performance and characteristics
* Testing software releases and procedures

Equipment Used:

* Computer
* Embedded devices and device programmers/debug tools
* Electrical test equipment: multimeter, oscilloscope

Desired Qualifications:

* US citizen
* Sophomore or Junior pursuing an engineering degree
* Experience in C or Java
* Git or other distributed version control experience
* Experience in C++, Python, or web development a plus
* Docker/Jenkins experience a plus
* Experience working with embedded devices a plus

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

About FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) is engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of thermal imaging systems. Its products are used in a variety of applications in commercial, industrial and government markets. FLIR offers a variety of system configurations. The Company's business is organized into three divisions: Thermography, Commercial Vision Systems and Government Systems. Thermography products are sold for commercial and industrial applications, where imaging and temperature measurement together are required. Commercial Vision Systems (CVS) is focused on commercial markets for infrared imaging technology, where the primary need is to see at night. Government Systems (GS) is focused on government customers and markets, in such applications as surveillance, force protection, drug interdiction, search and rescue, special operations and target designation. In June 2009, the Company acquired Salvador Imaging, Inc. Salvador Imaging has been renamed as FLIR Advanced Imaging Systems, Inc.