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Embedded Software Development/Test Intern

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 223000
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

 With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.


Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.


Position Overview:

Siemens Healthcare Internship - Embedded software development/test intern

The purpose of this job is to support the development of medical applications.


May be involved in all aspects of embedded systems development, including requirements analysis, design, coding, testing and documentation.

Will be expected to write and test embedded software, execute written test procedures, document results, and to recognize/isolate system anomalies.

Tasks include writing code (C/C++) for embedded systems, troubleshooting, testing, and documentation of results. Coop will work with firmware and electrical engineers for the motion control and detector subsystems, and assist with development and test.

Provide support for system host emulator, as well as assist in the loading of software in the lab.

Coop will also help address issues arising from the Defect Handling Board, and may be asked to help out with certain administrative tasks.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Education: Students majoring in Electrical Engineer, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering.

Should be willing and able to work overtime, when needed, and be flexible as to work schedule. This may include 1st or 2nd shift as required to meet the job responsibilities.

Duration: up to an 6 month internship (September '18 or January '19 start date), or co-op assignment that can be flexible.

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