Intern, Test Engineering
Milwaukee, WI  / Chelmsford, MA 
Posted 7 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Chelmsford - Massachusetts

Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world's manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 25,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers - amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility -our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how thework we do changes the world for the better.

We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking for a place to do their best work. And if that's you we would love to have you join us!

Job Description

Our Test interns work with a team of engineers and industry professionals to develop and test Rockwell hardware and firmware to optimize industrial operations. You will have the opportunity to be a significant contributor, while getting comprehensive exposure to the business structure of Rockwell Automation and how we are helping our customers bring the Connected Enterprise to life. Our test roles fall into 2 categories:

  • Hardware Test: Develop test requirements and execute hardware verification test plans for board level functional testing, EMC validation, Certification Agency compliance (UL, ATEX, IECEX), and Functional Safety (IEC 61508). Perform programming, analysis, and troubleshooting of electronic hardware prototypes. Contribute to associated product design documentation and test reports.

  • Firmware Test:if you like pushing products to their limitsto meet therigidstandards of industrial components,you will be interested in theseactivities, whichinclude: design and development of scripts for automating test procedures, documenting of test procedures, execution of test procedures for verification of product functionality (manual/automated), creation of test reports, assistance with lab audit/improvement activities, assist with build and commissioning of test firmware and hardwareplatforms

Rockwell will match your background and skills with your interests and our business needs. Each experience is unique; if you are extended an offer, the manager will share the details about his/her intern role, including specific projects you may work on and responsibilities you may have. Additionally, as an intern there will be hosted activities and events intended to help you grow your network, develop your professional skills and immerse yourself in our company culture.

Basic qualifications

  • Must be pursuing a bachelor's or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or similar from an accredited college or university.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future.

Preferred qualifications

  • Basic programming (C++, C#, Java, Python or JavaScript)

  • Basic knowledge of circuit theory and operation, including microprocessors, digital logic devices, analog and/or DC-power conversion, programmable devices (CPLDs, FPGAs)

  • Experience with Power Electronics or motors

  • Experience with design capture tools,

  • Be able to work with schematic drawings

  • Familiarity with tools such as CAD, Creoparametic, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), 3D Modeling, SAP, Matlab

  • Experience with industrial automation environments including PLC or drives programming

  • Experience using Agile methodology

Who is Rockwell

Rockwell Automation is the largest company in the world dedicated to industrial automation and information. Here, we connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to make the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive. From improving the production of medicines that boost human health to reducing waste in an oil and gas plant, the work we do changes how we live.

We truly believe we are doing things never before possible. And we need the brightest minds to help make that happen - the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers. That's where you come in.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability/Veteran.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at


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