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Intern - Software Engineer (ATD)

COMPANY:  Raven Industries

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104-5931

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  27525

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Raven Applied Technology is dedicated to feeding a growing world population. How would you like to see your creation every time you take a drive through the countryside and know it is putting food on the table? Our technology in precision agriculture drives tractors down the field, wirelessly connects the field and the office, and protects the environment with controlled outputs. Join our team, and help farmers around the world grow more with less.

Raven Industries is currently seeking Software Engineer interns.  The successful candidates will be able to work 40 hrs/week during the summer in the Sioux Falls development office (there are also opportunities for part-time work during the school year either at the Brookings or Rapid City Development Centers).  The software engineer interns will be responsible for projects from the concept and design stage through to the production stage and make modifications of the product when necessary.  Position starts May, 2021.


Essential Functions:

  • Complete projects as assigned within internship discipline.
  • Attend Raven University sponsored training and educational seminars.
  • Engage and participate in Raven sponsored events.
  • Provide periodic updates to managers and peers on assigned project status.
  • Work closely with assigned mentor to a successful completion of internship.
  • Complete summer end internship presentation.
  • Learn and apply engineering techniques, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform testing and analysis on current and future design concepts.
  • Document testing and analysis results for review.
  • Analyze current and new designs to improve on cost, quality, and performance



  • Sophomore, junior, or senior level standing in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering.


Knowledge/skills and abilities:

  • C++
  • SQL
  • QML
  • Qt Creator
  • Python
  • Bash
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously without close supervision.
  • Ability to work with high level of confidentiality. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a computer and software as defined necessary for the internship.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.