Intern - Electrical Engineer - Summer 2019

Xylem Inc. Morton Grove , IL 60053

Posted 2 weeks ago

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at

The Role: Xylem is seeking Intern Candidates with an Electrical Engineering background to join our team. As a member of the Electrical Engineering Team, the incumbent will develop and implement utility metering products involving complex RF communications, tooling, electronics, software and embedded systems. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends, we want to hear from you!

Essential Duties/Principal

  • Interest in working with the development of micro-controller or DSP based or embedded systems

  • Interest in developing the building blocks for new core features and functionality for future products.

  • Desire to participate in the selection and development of suitable RF components and development tools.

  • Desire and ability to learn new tools, languages and design techniques.

  • A strong sense of ownership and drive

  • Passionate about embedded systems, circuit boards, PCB schematics/layouts

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong customer focus

Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • 0-2 years' experience with RF and/or analog and digital electronic/embedded design.

  • Some exposure to common test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and frequency analyzers is also highly desired.

  • Solid understanding of analog and digital circuitry

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards

  • Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Were the Lead Engineer for your last academic project

  • Have exposure assisting with the development and testing/verifying of embedded systems

  • Have exposure assisting Quality Assurance and Marketing in investigating and analyzing defective product returned from customers.

  • Had exposure to a fast paced team environment where you have interfaced regularly with electrical, back-end software, mechanical and system test engineers on system level design development

Additional Information:

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

EOE including disability and veteran

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