Software/Electrical Engineering Intern

AEVEX Aerospace
Tampa, FL
Added: April 18, 2024
AEVEX Aerospace is hiring Mechanical, Electrical, Software, and Systems Engineering Interns to work in our Tactical Systems engineering department. Envision, design, and develop products and systems as an integrated member of the engineering team. You will work closely with engineering teams across AEVEX to create solutions and systems that meet the evolving needs of our customers. You will participate in all phases of product development and will be part of a group of hardworking engineers whose expertise ensures the success of engineering projects and programs. You'll have the opportunity develop and refine technical skills working alongside industry experts in aircraft design, avionics and autonomy.

The AEVEX Internship Program gives individuals who are early in their career the opportunity to gain valuable learning opportunities while discussing goals, evaluating performance and receiving regular feedback. This Engineering Intern will work along side the Tactical Systems Engineering Team through a variety of disciplines to envision, design, and develop products and systems while developing and refining their technical skills.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with manager to establish internship goals and steps on achieving those goals throughout duration of the program
  • Assisting the overall project development under the supervision of a engineering group leader
  • Collaborating with senior staff to design prototypes for new aircraft, aircraft components, ground control stations and support equipment
  • Performing field tests on equipment and document results
  • Research solutions to new products components and recommend upgrades
  • Performing data collection and analysis
  • Generating reports
  • Undertaking any tasks as requested by members of staff

Standard Essential Functions

  • Regular and reliable attendance on a full time basis [or in accordance with posted schedule].
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal and external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.
  • Embodies AEVEX's cultural values and aligns daily actions with department goals and company culture.


  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Results-oriented and end-goal focused
  • Ability to easily and successfully balance many priorities
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Flexible schedule
  • Strong organizational and communications skills, verbal and written
  • Good social skills that enhance the team dynamics
  • Must have strong attention to detail and be a critical-thinker. Not afraid to challenge convention

Education / Certifications

  • Recent degree or current enrollment in an engineering program in Electrical or Software Engineering.
  • Validated academic excellence (3.0 GPA and higher)


  • No prior experience necessary.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently required to sit, and to reach to use computers and other office equipment
  • Frequently required repetitive movements of wrists, hands, and/or fingers

Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret DoD clearance, U.S. Citizenship required.

AEVEX provides a full suite of comprehensive benefits, including a 401(k)-retirement plan, comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance group coverage with a portion of the premiums paid by the company, professional development funds, and an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) with counseling, legal help, child and elder care support, among other benefits.

About AEVEX Aerospace

AEVEX Aerospace, headquartered in Solana Beach, California, supports the U.S. national security mission and partner nation needs around the world by providing full-spectrum aviation, remote sensing, and analysis solutions. The company's capabilities include custom design and engineering; rapid prototyping; sensor integration and sustainment; aircraft modification and certification; flight test instrumentation and support; mission operations service; advanced intelligence data processing, exploitation, and dissemination solutions; and tailored hardware and software mission-system tools. AEVEX uses agile and customized approaches to rapidly define, develop, and deliver specialized solutions for airborne special mission needs for the U.S. Government, partner nations, and commercial businesses. AEVEX has major offices in California, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AEVEX Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Applicants who are offered employment from AEVEX Aerospace, LLC ("AEVEX") will be subject to a background check by a third party. Prior to the background check being conducted, the applicant will be required to complete disclosure and authorization forms authorizing AEVEX to conduct a background check. The authorization is made in electronic form and will only be shared with individuals who have a business need to review the information to make employment decisions. During the background process, applicants will verify personal information such as the below. An applicant who provides incomplete information will be disqualified from employment at AEVEX.

  • Criminal Convictions (misdemeanor and felony).
  • Prior Employment History
  • Educational History

AEVEX reserves the right to disqualify a candidate based on the results of the background investigation.