Business description:

The company delivers above the line and below the line solutions. They specialise in creating integrated project and product teams for clients in a range of markets, by assisting companies integrate digital platforms into their business to foster and promote collaboration.

Projects / tasks:

Innovation Projects – The intern would be participating in developing technologies for design projects within small agile teams. This would include tasking such as:

  • Research
  • Software development
  • 3-D modelling and printing
  • Prototype development
  • Technical documentation
  • Participation in technical and design reviews
  • Participation in client meetings

Technical skills:

This depends on the intern’s engineering specialty but could include:

  • Python coding
  • 2d and 3d CAD modelling
  • Systems engineering
  • Mechanical and/or electrical design

Intern interpersonal qualities:

High level of communication skills are desirable with an ability to work in a team and willingness to learn.

Business Description

Development of Software Systems for Command and Control of Electronic Radio Frequency Sensors and Systems, current projects include Networked Electronic Warfare Sensor systems.

Projects / tasks

(Data Science and Machine Learning) Designing Intelligent Adversarial Anomaly Detection utilising deep neural networks for a custom simulation environment. The project provides exposure to both traditional and contemporary techniques for supervised and unsupervised methods. The intern will have individual support and mentoring from machine learning and data science industry professionals proficient in state-of-the-art machine learning practices.

Technical skills

Python, NumPy, Pandas, PyTorch and/or TensorFlow.

Intern interpersonal qualities

Ability to work through problems autonomously and willingness to learn new packages/frameworks as required. Some experience with scientific computing is required, whether through coursework or personal learning.

Business Description:

We develop investigative tools and information management solutions for Defence, security and public safety organisations. We work collaboratively with users to build modern, easy to use and adaptable software including information discovery, federated search and investigations management solutions.

Projects / Tasks:

The intern will participate and be mentored in software development and engineering within an Agile development environment to add new software features to our software products and applications. Software features will be based on a product roadmap and customer requests. The work will contribute directly to solutions delivered to end users. Tasks include software design, implementation, testing and review as a valued member of our product team.  A key outcome for interns is that they learn valuable software engineering skills, best practice in software development and become passionate about building quality software and their own professional development.

Technical Skills:

Software development with Java (or similar object-oriented languages), and experience with web front-end technologies and JavaScript frameworks such as React.js.   Familiarity and experience with virtualisation (e.g., docker), cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure) and database technologies (e.g., SQL) is also desirable.

Interpersonal Skills:

The ideal intern will be an enthusiastic team member and proactive, and one who enjoys solving problems and coding.  We value those that are committed to learning and with good communication skills.

Business description:

An Australian owned aerospace manufacturing and technology development company and an integral member of a manufacturing group that produces and exports an extensive range of commercial products. With over 40 years of experience, we have positioned ourselves as a highly-skilled yet agile manufacturing organisation, capable of producing and integrating – high and low volume, quality machined parts, components, and assemblies. An Approved Supplier for many defence primes, including BAE Systems, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and Thales.

Projects / tasks:

Research and development of kinetic energy storage system (KESS) for remote power needs.

Technical skills:

1. General engineering/problems solving skills
2. Elementary project management software skills
3. Advanced Microsoft Excel data analysis skills
4. Design, analysis, and MATLAB software

Intern interpersonal qualities:

  • Motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Interested in R&D
  • Team player
  • Research minded
  • Problem solver

Business description:

A technology company focused on developing new approaches and techniques for the Operation and Management of Communications Networks and the Electromagnetic Spectrum.  We specialise in:
1) Equipment and Sensor Monitoring and Control;   2) Spectrum Monitoring and Management;   3) Network Management and Operational Support Systems;  4) Heterogeneous Signal Processing Systems; and 5) Systems Integration and Support Service.

We have five (5) business lines:

  1. Satellite Communications (SATCOM)
  2. Space Situation Awareness / Space Domain Awareness (SSA/SDA)
  3. Broadcast, Media and Telco
  4. Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare (ISREW)
  5. Secure Communications

Projects / tasks:

Our engineering staff in Canberra and Sydney, including interns, maintain a roughly 70%-30% split of work time between project-related work and R&D. For project-related work, as noted, we have several ongoing Defence projects delivering and sustaining multiple systems. An intern will have the opportunity to contribute to a full systems engineering life cycle in one or many of these projects including requirements definition, system design, implementation, deployment and test. For R&D, we have an R&D agreement with DST Group which is the focus of our R&D efforts and is supported by other industry grants which focus on the SDA business line. An intern will have the opportunity to work with external industry partners during R&D activities to develop next generation capabilities destined for use by the ADF.

Technical skills:

Technical skills or awareness that we seek include:

  • Some ability to write code (C or Java)
  • Knowledge of IP Networking
  • Knowledge of the principals of RF communications
  • Knowledge of Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Skills or awareness that we seek include:
    • Requirement Definition
    • Design
    • Verification and Validation
    • Engineering Management

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Our ideal intern will be studying a technology or electronics focused on information technology, telecommunications, systems or software engineering. Other skills include : Solution focused;  Problem solving;  Business Acumen; Interpersonal skills; Diverse interests.

Business description:

We are an Australian owned and operated company specialising in low level computer systems research and software development in the defence and security industry. Our focus is on providing high quality security research and building robust capabilities through proven development practices in close partnership with our clients.

Projects / tasks:

In a collaborative environment, interns will get the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of modern computer systems or applications from a security perspective. They will work through a process of research and development to build tools and provide insights that contribute to Defence’s cyber security capabilities.

Technical skills:

Software development in C or C++. Understanding of computer systems, operating system internals, and computer networking.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Enjoys solving challenging problems. Willingness to learn and ask questions. Co-operate and collaborate as part of a team of researchers and developers.

Business description:

We service the needs of defence, mining, autonomous vehicles and motor sport industries requiring specialised engineering services. We specialise in Advanced engineering, performance vehicle design, analysis and multi body and motion simulation in the fields of vehicle dynamics and suspension design.  The systems we design and manufacture significantly improve the safety and performance of vehicles.   Our highly regarded work integrated learning program offers undergraduate engineering students experience in innovative world leading technologies that are applied across a range of sectors from Defence to high performance racing.  This is one of a few places in Australia operating across a vast range of sectors, as such its work experience program is highly sought after, and highly regarded within the industry.

Projects / tasks:

  • Automated Load Handling System – control systems, perception systems and mechanical opportunities
  • Autonomous systems development – autonomy stack, control systems and mechanical design opportunities on a commercial autonomous motor vehicle
  • Various Mechanical Engineering Design projects
  • Interdisciplinary engineering projects
  • Developing computer vision systems
  • Develop and integrate smart technology into existing Supashock products

Technical skills:

Python, C++, Image Processing Techniques, Basic understanding of Neural Networks, Opportunities in AI, Cyber Security and Web Development, Control Systems

Intern interpersonal qualities:

The intern’s interpersonal skills are as critical as are the technical elements relating to Mechanical / Electrical / Control Systems Engineering. The intern’s personal attributes should be aligned with our organisational values – passion, integrity, respect for others, innovative, and determination.  They should have well developed verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution skills, “can do attitude”, self-motivated, friendly and personable and have an ability to connect to people.

Business description:

We create intelligent environmental engineering solutions. We collaborate with our clients to deliver innovative and environmentally responsible programs. We have five distinct Business Areas:

  1. Defence: remediation of sites contaminated with UXO, CWAs and TRWs; supply of CBRN protection
  2. Energy: bulk fuel infrastructure management; decommissioned site management; remediation of hazardous materials
  3. Marine: oil spill equipment and response vessels; storage and maintenance services; security; shoreline and marine spill training
  4. Environment: environmental remediation including PFAS soil, water and concrete remediation
  5. College: Our Registered Training Organisation for the delivery of competencies as required by our industry partners.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Excellent communication skills. Resilient; Resourceful; Focused

Business Description

A space services company focused on the development and deployment of a 200+ satellite constellation to provide Air Traffic Management services globally. We design and manufacture satellites in-house, developing systems and engineering solutions to enable the spacecrafts operations.

Projects / tasks

Spacecraft mission control ground segment GUI

OR

Implementation of a GNSS Reflectometry receiver on spacecraft for flight in April 2023

Technical Skills

Experience with open-source tools for data visualization and database queries.

OR

An understanding of digital signal processing and an ability to implement algorithms in Numpy is highly desirable. Experience with embedded FPGAs is useful.

Interpersonal skills

Working rapidly to produce interim outputs in quick succession and an ability to play nicely with others is essential.

Business description:

A technology company focused on developing new approaches and techniques for the Operations and Management of Communications Networks and the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

We do this by specialising in:
• Equipment and Sensor Monitoring and Control
• Spectrum Monitoring and Management
• Network Management and Operational Support Systems

We have five business lines:
1) Satellite Communications (SATCOM)
2) Space Situation Awareness / Space Domain Awareness (SSA/SDA)
3) Broadcast, Media and Telco
4) Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare (ISREW)
5) Secure Communications

Projects / tasks:

Our engineering staff in Canberra and Sydney, including interns, maintain a roughly 90%-10% split of work time between project-related work and professional development. For project-related work, as noted, we have several ongoing Defence projects delivering and sustaining multiple systems. An intern will have the opportunity to contribute to a full systems engineering life cycle in one or many of these projects including requirements definition, system design, implementation, deployment and test.

Technical skills:

Technical skills or awareness that we seek include:

  • Some ability to write code (C or Java)
  • Knowledge of IP Networking
  • Knowledge of the principals of RF communications
  • Knowledge of Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Skills or awareness that we seek include:
    • Requirement Definition
    • Design
    • Verification and Validation

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Our ideal intern will be studying a technology or electronics focused on information technology, telecommunications, systems or software engineering.  Other skills include : Solution focused;  Problem solving;  Business Acumen; Interpersonal skills; Diverse interests.