Intern - Software Engineer - Summer 2020

College-University Recruiting Rye Brook, New York Morrisville, North Carolina Atlanta, Georgia


Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) a leading global water technology company.

We’re a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. For more information, please visit us at

If you are excited and passionate about helping us solve water, we want to hear from you!

The Role: Xylem is seeking Intern Candidates with a Software Engineering background to join our team as an integral member of the engineering team. You will use knowledge of the software engineering discipline, processes and tools in order to impact and drive customer focused product development and contribute to building next generation platforms. You will be a member of a cross functional development team where communication and learning skills are highly valued while taking a leadership position to steer engineering efforts and ‘make a difference’ with our organization.

We want someone who:

  • Who wants to make an impact on an organization by accelerating our developmental efforts in new platforms while enhancing the usability of existing products; looking for the opportunity to work on meaningful, customer-focused,value-added projects with our portfolio of complex chemical analysis instrumentation products.
  • Make their contribution by participating in the development of test concepts,evaluate prototype designs, user interfaces, high-level architecture, algorithms, source code as well as reuseable components, and participating in the testing of the software.
  • Support the drive of new concepts, methodologies, standards and processes across functional areas while driving improvements in a challenging environment.
  • Drive and help to establish best practices and standardization across organizations

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Attending an accredited University studying toward a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Exposure to object-oriented design and coding languages such as Java,C#/.NET,  and/or C++, preferably on a Windows platform developing Systems software
  • Experience with analog/digital circuits, reading circuits and calibrated sensors desired.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards
  • Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams
  • Background and experience in analytical instrumentation, data-acquisition and control applications, physical sciences, engineering, or scientific computing is a plus.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.