GE Appliances, a Haier company FirstBuild Software Engineering Co-op in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

FirstBuild Software Engineering Co-op

The Adventure

FirstBuild, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Appliances, a Haier Company, serves as the entrepreneurial incubator for new product ideas and development for GE Appliances. By incorporating the philosophy of co-creation, coupled with an expansive social media environment, FirstBuild will bring ideas to reality for small scale initial market integration.

This co-op opportunity at FirstBuild will provide the student with a unique immersive experience to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and rapid-product development environment. This is a full-time co-op for the Spring 2019 semester.

What you will Learn & Do

Essential Responsibilities

  • Co-ops receive targeted training from seasoned engineers and participate in projects to develop them into well-rounded software engineers

  • Co-ops will write production code, participate in the design process, and will work alongside full-time engineers; this is not an opportunity to sit in the corner and run tests

What we do:

  • We develop in C, Javascript, and whatever other languages we need for production code, test fixtures, etc

  • We work in a variety of environments from resource-constrained Arduino boards to Raspberry Pi’s

  • We use the industry-leading version control system Git

  • We are Agile!

  • We’re doing a lot of work towards making connected appliances — this means creating both highly debuggable platforms for development as well as enabling Internet of Things (IoT) functionality

What you need to Succeed

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in a college or university pursuing a Bachelors or better in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field

  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

  • Must have a current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater

  • This is a full-time (40hrs/week) coop assignment located in Louisville, KY

Desired Characteristics

  • Passion for Software

  • Desire and ability to learn

  • Solid analytical skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Related coursework

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.