FLIR Systems Applications Systems Engineer - Intern in Goleta, California

Be visionary

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

The OEM Application Engineer Intern will perform various tasks: customer support, data collection, testing, and documentation of product features/functions. Process mapping and support system development will be major projects.

The Intern will be a resource to the OEM application engineering group. The OEM application engineering group supports multiple development projects and current manufactured products (sensors, cores, pan/tilts, integrated systems).

Detailed Description:

  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to support FLIR OEM products (ie Boson, Tau, Quark, Cooled, UAS, others).

  • Become an expert in how to operate various products.

  • Become familiar with various system level testing procedures.

  • Support FLIR OEM customers, responding to technical questions from our customer base.

  • Data analysis and presentation of data/trends to team.

  • Expand OEM Knowledge base, documenting frequently asked questions (FAQ) and improving our product documentation.

  • Support technical demonstrations and presentations for customers and internal review.


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

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

  • Experience programming in Matlab and/or Python - desired

  • Data analysis skill - desired

  • Proficient Excel skills – required

  • 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.