FLIR Systems Applications Systems Engineer - Intern in Goleta, California

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At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Application Systems Engineer Intern will perform various types of tasks, including: customer support, data collection, testing, and documentation of product features/functions.

The Intern will be a resource to the application engineering group to support their efforts. The application engineering group supports multiple development projects and technologies as they help with the goal of supporting our customers and expanding our customer base and market penetration.

Detailed Description:

  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to support technically the FLIR Systems OEMe products (ie Boson, Tau, Quark, Cooled, UAS, and even other vertical divisions within FLIR that use our camera cores). Become an expert in how to operate all these products.

  • Become familiar with various system level testing procedures, including: MTF, MRTD, response measurements, sw testing, and other camera testing procedures

  • Support the SBA Cores email account with technical questions from our customer base on our products and technology.

  • Data analysis and presentation of data/trends to team

  • Expand our OEMe Knowledge base by documenting our frequently asked questions and improving our product documentation.


  • Must have graduated or nearing graduation to receive a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (ie Physics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or related area of study). Recent graduate desired.

  • Experience programming in Matlab and/or Python is extremely helpful

  • Ability to communicate orally in front of customers and large groups and proficient in writing technical documents is desired.

  • Data analysis and reduction skills - strongly desired.

  • Some travel may be required as experience increases

  • Must be a US Person: US Citizen or have Permanent US Resident Status.

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

FLIR Systems offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.