Job

Summer 2023 Internship - Software

South Burlington, VT

Description

BETA Technologies is a Burlington, Vermont-based aerospace and electric aircraft manufacturer developing fully electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and related charging networks.  At BETA Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation.  Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.

BETA Technologies is seeking versatile and capable Software Interns to join our team with a focus on supporting the Research and Development (R&D) needs of various teams including Flight Test, Flight Controls, Instrumentation, Propulsion, Battery, Flight Simulator, Embedded Software, and Data Management.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated programming experience, enjoys working on diverse projects, and is comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment. Interns must be self-directed and engaged in supporting the needs of cross-disciplinary teams. 
Summer Internships are primarily offered May-August.  If your availability is outside of this timeframe, please communicate specifics in your cover letter. 

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Support the software needs of various teams including Flight Test, Flight Controls, Instrumentation, Propulsion, Battery, Flight Simulator, Embedded Software, Data Management, and Data Science.
  • Design, write, test, and deploy production-ready code.
  • Build -> Measure -> Learn. Think like an entrepreneur.
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking (your Knowledge, Experience, and Abilities):

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field from an accredited University.
  • Competency with Python, C, C++, JavaScript, and/or Matlab and Simulink.
  • Familiarity with Git: GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, and/or equivalent.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Stellar troubleshooting skills with the ability to spot issues before they become problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience with Google G-Suite including Drive, Mail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Charts, Hangouts; Slack.
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you (preferred qualifications):

  • Familiarity working with and configuring Linux systems including shell scripting.
  • Experience with network programming and message-passing protocols such as MQTT.
  • Experience configuring, running code, and interfacing with peripherals on lightweight computers such as Raspberry Pis and/or embedded systems.
  • Experience working with Git version control and CI/CD systems.
  • Exposure to one or more of the following: motor control, temperature sensors, analog-to-digital converters, SPI bus.
  • Knowledge of LabView.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the team member is regularly required to talk and hear. The team member frequently is required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The team member is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 

    Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email (users@hireflix.com). We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.