Software Student

Reference # 2353

Neptec Design Group is an aerospace company that offers a diverse range of career and learning opportunities. A pioneer in the world of vision systems, Neptec designs, develops and builds mechanical, hardware, and software for space, defence and industrial automation industries. As a successful NASA Prime Contractor, Neptec’s reputation has been built on making things work in challenging environments. Major customers include NASA, the European Space Agency, Orbital ATK, and the Canadian Space Agency. Projects run the gamut from developing embedded robotics-control systems for the Space Station, to integrating rover navigation sensors and software, to developing next-generation 3D LiDAR sensors for space applications.


  • Performs requirements analyses and prepares software specifications
  • Develops software architectural designs
  • Prepares software design and test documentation
  • Designs, codes and tests software
  • Participates in software and systems integration testing activities
  • Participates in technical meetings with peers and possibly customers
  • Collaborates with other engineering/project team disciplines


  • A degree from a recognized university in Engineering,
  • 3-5 year’s related experience,
  • Strong knowledge of quality system principles and practices including knowledge of ISO 9001 or AS9100,
  • Knowledge of military and aerospace quality standards
  • Familiar with engineering concepts and practices including electrical, optical and mechanical design and verification,
  • Familiar with workmanship requirements (IPC) for PWB design and fabrication, circuit card assembly, harness assembly and ESD,
  • Familiar with EEE parts quality and radiation requirements as well as Alert processing,
  • Familiar with laser development and laser safety requirements,
  • Experience in project management,
  • Experience writing proposals,
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office and configuration control software,
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written,
  • Capable of working well individually as well as part of a team,
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain up to date and accurate records.
  • Must be able to obtain a Federal Government Security Clearance (minimum Secret Level II)


  • Positions are 8-12 Months in length
  • Must be able to obtain a Federal Government Security Clearance (minimum Secret Level II)

Our co-op students are integral members of our team and work side by side experienced staff learning about the industry, our technology and helping to solve tough, critical problems. We take pride in the learning opportunities we provide and we are thrilled to see many students return to Neptec after graduation to start their careers.


If so, please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to: quoting the following reference number:

Reference #2344

Neptec offers a competitive compensation package to commensurate with experience.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Neptec will provide accommodation for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations needs to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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