Persistent Systems

  • Intern - Software Engineer (Summer 2019)

    Job Location US-NY-New York
  • Job Description & Responsibilities

    Persistent Systems is looking for a Software Engineer Intern for the Summer 2019 semester to assist in the development and implementation of a wide range of networking software for our industry-leading Wave Relay® products. You will have the opportunity to work alongside a team of senior engineers to develop technology that enables our customers to solve their most difficult networking problems. To excel in this internship, you should have experience developing software in C/C++ for Linux systems, an interest in embedded systems development, and an eagerness to solve challenging problems.



    • Assisting in the development and implementation of a wide range of low-level embedded software
    • Assisting with hardware development
    • Assisting with the development of application software running on the Wave Relay® network, which may include device drivers, Linux kernel modules, network stack development, porting existing software to new embedded platforms, and other low level programming activities
    • Support in-house engineering activities
    • Assisting in the integration of other systems, sensors, and components with the Wave Relay® system
    • Assisting with writing technical proposals

    Job Qualifications & Experience


    • Must be working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related
    • Experience developing software in C/C++ for Linux systems
    • Must have a United States security clearance or the ability to obtain a United States security clearance 



    • Experience with embedded systems
    • Experience with Linux kernel and kernel module development
    • Knowledge of mobile ad hoc networking (MANET)
    • Ability to work with a great deal of autonomy
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
    • Excellent problem-solving skills

    Company Overview

    Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.


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