Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2021.48

Location: Macquarie Park, NSW

Engineering areas: Software, Systems

Business description:

An Australian engineering company that designs and develops systems for defence applications in the area of underwater acoustics. This includes sonar systems, acoustic analysis tools and recording systems which are supplied to Australian and foreign defence forces.  We are also engaged in R&D programs related to this domain.

We have a number of projects running concurrently including provision of systems to the Australian submarine force, sonobuoy processing systems to foreign naval customers and acoustic analysis systems to defence analysis agencies. We also have a number of in-service support contracts that provide ongoing engineering work related to deployed systems. There are several R&D projects progressing new and evolving technologies for defence applications.

Projects / tasks:

  • research projects in the areas of acoustic detection and classification.
  • algorithm assessment, modelling of processing and related software development.
  • acoustic data analysis on “signals of interest”.
  • complex system integration and test activities.
  • system configuration management.

Technical skills:

  1. Signal Processing (underwater acoustics) design and development (Python/C++)
  2. Software Engineering (C++ and Operating Systems)
  3. Systems Engineering

Intern interpersonal qualities:

  1. Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  2. Self-management – can plan own tasks and align with given priorities effectively.
  3. Technical ownership – committed to finding the optimal technical solution and committed to quality output.