Firmware Engineer Intern

Engineering Frederick, Maryland


Job Title:  Firmware Engineer Intern

Job Location: Frederick, MD

Job Description:

We are seeking a Firmware Engineer Intern at our research facility in Frederick, MD. Interns will gain hands-on experience working directly on mission-critical applications. The position offers an opportunity to apply course work experience in an Agile software development lifecycle and expand knowledge with the support of a cross-functional team.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Active participant on Firmware development team utilizing industry best practices.
  • Present design to peers and project leadership
  • Implement approved design including component testing
  • Support peer review process as both reviewer and reviewee
  • Create supporting documentation for features
  • Work with Quality Assurance team to ensure tasks are verified
  • Participate in Agile team activities to include Sprint Standups and Retrospectives

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year of undergraduate coursework in a technical degree such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar
  • Familiarity with high-level programming language such as C/C++, Python, and scripting tools
  • Basic understanding of microprocessor architecture and hardware peripherals such as DMA, interrupts, SPI/I2C/UART, etc.
  • Familiarity with HDL (hardware description language) in Verilog/VHDL is a plus
  • Familiarity with FPGA development toolsets such as Altera/Intel Quartus or Xilinx ISE/Vivado is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must work well with others and be a team player 

Our Company:

Envistacom is a technology business that specializes in communication solutions, cyber and intelligence operations primarily with the U.S. Department of Defense. Our customers rely on us for technology and subject-matter expertise to identify and defeat global threats. We are a trusted partner in protecting military, civilians and critical infrastructure around the world, with an ultimate goal to make the world a safer place.

Envistacom is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Envistacom maintains a drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.