MIT Lincoln Laboratory Engineering- CO-OP Student in Lexington, Massachusetts

Group 71 – Mechanical Engineering The Mechanical Engineering Group has expertise in static, dynamic, and thermo-elastic analyses; tribology; and mechanical design for systems ranging from large antenna structures to mechanisms and optical systems. The Group is the Engineering Division’s center for 3D computer-aided design. It also provides electronics packaging and cable design for airborne and space systems. Example projects include airborne and space-based laser communications systems, biological agent detectors and identifiers, and large radar antenna systems.

Spring/Summer COOP STUDENT

The engineering division at MITLL is engaged in a process of re-engineering our digital processes to more efficiently manage our product information and accelerate our development of hardware for advanced technology prototypes designed and fabricated at the lab. We’re seeking a co-op to help with developing/implementing new digital tools to help facilitate information flow between different groups and the documentation of our prototype builds. Ideal candidates will have interests in process re-engineering and automation, information science and usability, and should be prepared to come up to speed quickly on our existing process, help identify potential improvements, develop solutions, and implement them and incorporate feedback from the end-users.

Preferred qualifications:

Coursework/experience with database driven websites and SQL and good understanding of relational databases

General programming experience, especially with C#/VBA, .NET/COM, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Application customization, including enhancement of commercial software via APIs, web services

Coursework/experience with user experience/interface design

Familiarity with software engineering tools such as process flow diagrams, UML diagrams

Ability to create clear and intuitive documentation

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional beneficial skills:

General familiarity with mechanical engineering, machine shops, or inspection technology Any experience with Solidworks, Aras, or any Product Data Management or Product Lifecycle Management software

This position will start work in January 2019.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.