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Co-Op: Software App Development Engineering (Spring)

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4 weeks ago
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The Software Development group has a need for a co-op student, starting in the spring of 2018.
Working alongside experienced engineers, co-ops have a unique opportunity to apply their academic learning to products that protect lives in communities around the world. The Software Development Team co-op will gain experience in designing, developing and testing software as a contributing member of one of the project teams for cutting-edge new product development.
The co-op will support MSA's software development process through any of the following activities: 


- Technical knowledge, aptitude and strong interest for developing, and testing software apps for mobile devices.
- Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Java, Swift, Objective-C, C#
- Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
- Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation).
- Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills and a sharp attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment.
Education and experience required:
- The incumbent must be actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Software or Computer Engineering, preferably at an ABET-accredited school, and must have completed at least two semesters prior to beginning this opportunity.
- Development experience with Xamarin
- Experience with Bluetooth communications


- Developing software for Android and/or iOS mobile devices, which communicate with MSA instruments
- Collaborating with MSA software engineers and marketing representatives to develop software prototypes
- Working closely with MSA UX experts in developing effective user interfaces
- Actively participating in UX design sprints to help define product and application functionality and interactions
- Creating test plans, facilitating and executing application tests, as well as end-to-end communications testing between the MSA instrument, mobile device and the MSA Cloud
- Configuration of development environments and creating tools for streamlined software development
- Solving problems independently, identifying issues and needs, proposing solutions


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