6-12 Months Internship - Automation Runtime Systems Automation Specialist
Business Unit: Research in Digitalization and Automation
Requisition Number: 239779
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Princeton
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No
6-12 Months Internship - Automation Runtime Systems Automation Specialist systems
Are you interested in driving the revolution from automated to autonomous systems in real industrial applications?
Here’s the right internship opportunity for You!
Join our Automation Runtime Systems located in Princeton, NJ, for a 6-12-month full-time (40 hours/week) internship starting August and investigate new planning and scheduling building blocks for autonomous systems in diverse application areas such as advanced manufacturing in smart factories, smart grid, intelligent transportation systems, and robotics. Our close contact to different business units in Siemens provides the opportunity to contribute to and gain experience in real industrial applications. During this internship, you will experience the excitement and challenges of industrial research. An internship with Siemens Corporate Technology is a great opportunity for students to gain real world experience in a diverse work environment in the US.
For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies, and the business models developed from them, have been the foundation of Siemens’ success. Our central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with its global network of experts, CT is a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units. It provides important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. The support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with CT’s own future-oriented research. Siemens’ central research and development arm sees itself as a strategic partner to the company’s businesses. It plays a key role in achieving and maintaining leading competitive positions in the fields of electrification and automation while at the same time helping Siemens fully tap into the growth field of digitalization.
Our Princeton facility is recognized for providing a stimulating environment for highly talented and self-motivated students. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems. Our team has a strong publication record in leading journals and conferences.
What are my responsibilities?
- You will contribute to industrial research projects on planning and scheduling for autonomous systems with applications in manufacturing and/or power systems
- You will collaborate and exchange ideas with experts in the fields of planning and scheduling
- You will implement concepts and solutions in prototypes
What skills are needed to qualify for this internship?
- Current MS or PHD student pursuing a degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics. Please note, you must still be enrolled as a student during the internship period to qualify for the position.
- Experience in advanced algorithm prototyping
- Good programming knowledge in MATLAB, C and C++, e.g. writing reusable code
- Knowledge of Automation tools like Step 7, TIA
- Knowledge of advanced automatic control (optimal, robust, and model-predictive control) and/or optimization concepts
- Domain knowledge in manufacturing or power systems preferred
- Excellent team working and communication (verbal & written) skills in English
- Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic, interdisciplinary team of experts.
May consider sponsorship of short-term J-1 visa students, dependent upon program requirements.
Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/deemed-exports/deemed-exports-faqs