Software Development Engineer in Test Intern

Join our team, sharing the latest scientific and engineering advances in light-based technologies from around the world, including biomedical optics, astronomy, lasers, solar, nanotechnology, and more! Gain valuable real-world, hands-on experience and make a difference doing important work with a successful, international not-for-profit organization that will look great on your resume!

Paid internship, Pay Range $22.84 to $33.13, 1525 hours per week, flexible around your class schedule.

Description of duties:

Be a part of the SPIE QA Team. Use your skills and knowledge to successfully collaborate on the design and development of automated tests for API, web, and mobile solutions. You will help maintain and improve our websites, apply your skills to real world systems, and test applications used by over 250,000 constituents from the optics and photonics disciplines.

Education & Experience Requirements

Current college students only please.  Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Programming, Software Engineering, and/or other technology related degrees students preferred. 3 years completed towards your major with at least 1 year of experience in software development preferred. Knowledge in some of the following areas is required: ASP.NET, MVC, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL and Microsoft Visual Studio or Visual Studio Code. Must understand the Software Development Lifecycle and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.   

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI): SPIE recognizes that diversity and inclusion drive innovation, excellence, and new knowledge. Bringing together people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives makes us stronger and supports our mission. We offer a collaborative work environment and strive to create a culture of belonging for all our employees.

Location: Physical work location in Bellingham, WA. Occasional telecommuting may be available for this position.

Culture:  In alignment with our mission and values as a technical society, we follow scientific findings and science-based best practices and comply with public health guidance.  SPIE has adopted a mandatory Covid vaccine policy.  We are located in Bellingham, WA where you will find the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, incredible scenery, strong schools, great breweries, and more, making this an amazing place to work and live.

Please send a resume & cover letter, indicating how your experience & qualifications match the requirements & why you will be successful in this position to: 

Email:  Recruiting@spie.org
Apply online:  www.spie.jobs

All materials must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2023.

SPIE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

About SPIE

SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics. We've operated as a not-for-profit since our founding in 1955, connecting, engaging, and serving our global constituency of more than 258,000 people from 184 countries. We are led by a dedicated team of volunteers — including a Board of Directors, multiple committees, conference chairs, and journal editors — with the mission of partnering with researchers, educators, and industry to advance light-based research and technologies for the betterment of the human condition. Operations are directed from our headquarters in Bellingham, Washington, USA.