Firmware Test Intern

Topcon Positioning Systems
Livermore, CA
Added: April 26, 2024
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA (

We design, manufacture and distribute productivity tools for developing a brighter future. Whether cultivating the earth or building upon it, Topcon brings innovation in workflow automation and seamless connectivity of data to construction, geopositioning and agriculture industries focused on developing a sustainable tomorrow.

Topcon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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Who You Are (Position Summary)

As a member of the Topcon team, you'll be someone who:

  • Takes Pride in Global Impact, eager to contribute to solutions in agriculture, construction, and positioning that have a worldwide reach.
  • Continuously Seeks Growth, always on the lookout for ways to grow personally and professionally.
  • Solves Problems Proactively, a natural at tackling challenges with innovation and determination.
  • Balances Team Support with Personal Boundaries, skilled at being a reliable team player while managing personal and professional priorities effectively.

What You Will Do (Responsibilities)

The Firmware Test Engineering Intern’s daily activities will include:

  • Execution of test plans for new GNSS products.
  • Testing Software & Firmware and their combinations.
  • Creating test reports, communicating issues found to developers.
  • Analyzing test results to ensure existing functionality and make recommendations for corrective action.
  • Consulting with development engineers on resolution of problems.

What You Need (Requirements)

The ideal candidate for this position will bring a combination of the following skills and qualifications:

  • In or entering senior level of college in either a Computer Science or Geomatics program.
  • Basic understanding of Geomatics, and GNSS technologies.
  • Familiarity with SW/FW testing procedures.
  • Git/bit-bucket/Jira experience.
  • Phyton experience is a plus.
  • Linux experience is a plus.
  • Able to drive a truck and install test equipment on it.
  • Will spend 70% of time in the office and 30% in the field.

Base pay rate $25.00 per hour, no benefits apply for this summer internship.

Topcon is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.