• Summer Intern - Systems Engineer

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/7/2019 4:12 PM)
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    Engineering - All
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  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.


    Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


    Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter, and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 530 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.



    Triumph is actively recruiting a summer 2019 Systems Engineering Intern to support a range of technical responsibilities in a high pace manufacturing production environment. The internship will provide a college-level student with practical experience related to his or her major that will enhance and complement classroom learning.

    The ideal candidate will support activities related to the development and evaluation of engine control systems for small turbine engines and thermal control systems. These activities include developing system-level requirements, test procedure and report generation, test equipment checkout and lab evaluations.


    The ideal candidate for this position should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, good writing ability, and must be self-motivated with good interpersonal and team skills. Responsibilities could include:

    • Requirements and architecture analysis
    • Safety and Failure Mode Analysis
    • Control stability analysis and simulations;
    • Test procedure automation for product programs;
    • Digitizing/organizing legacy products’ paper archives;
    • Test procedure automation support and process automation;
    • Control system test development, review, and execution;
    • Tool development to automate/expedite field return investigation; and
    • Control program review and coding support;
    • Field problem analysis and solution development.


    • Rising Junior or Senior
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related field.
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word
    • Good writing ability
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Good interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels in the organization
    • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a US Permanent resident


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