Systems Design Intern

Posted on July 12, 2023 by InternPlug

  • Toronto, Canada
  • No Salary information.
  • Full time
  • Other
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

Location: Toronto, Canada Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily. Thales provides world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking for mass rail transit applications globally. The Centre of Competence for Urban Rail Signalling is located right before you at mid-town Toronto. As the largest office in Canada, we house a department for every step of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)! This includes Software, Hardware, Systems Design, Verification & Validation, Operations, etc. The supporting corporate shared services teams in Finance, Human Resources and IT is also located at the office. Our office space was designed to provide a sustainable, healthy workplace that expresses TRSS’s brand while increasing collaboration. Features include Greenguard furniture, EnergyStar appliances, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, and sliding glass doors on internal offices provide daylight and views to the outside. Come join the big Transport family, here in Toronto! We are currently looking for a Systems Design Intern to join us for a 4, 8 or 12 month internship at our Toronto office. As a member of a collaborative development team, the future System Design Intern will help on multiple project activities, and work on some specific initiatives such as script development, KPI updates, automation of certain tasks/processes. This also provides opportunity to have a trained intern for future role with the department. Joining Thales Ground Transportation Systems as an intern student is a great way to launch your career! Our roles always provide real-life work experiences that align to your area of study. The Early Careers Program gives you more than just a job – you have the opportunity to begin your career. We offer training, networking opportunities, career development, and social events. Key Responsibilities:
  • Must be able to develop, implement and maintain tools and scripts (MS VB, DOORS dxl, etc.), to assist Systems engineers in day-to-day activities
  • Must be able to perform technical/engineering analysis as required for systems design
  • Must be able to perform technical/engineering analysis as required for systems design
  • Must be able to accurately report work progress and estimates to complete the assigned work
  • Responsible for assisting other members of assigned project team in miscellaneous requirement specification and management activities, for example:
a) Importing contract requirements and other documents into IBM Rational DOORS b) Trace customer contract requirements to system level and/or lower level requirements c) Prepare documentation for configuration management and customer delivery purposes following established processes d) Create or modify existing train control system & subsystem requirement specifications, interface requirements & systems design descriptions by analyzing, decomposing, modelling and refining customer requirements Required Skills and Experience:
  • Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in System, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or equivalent
  • MS Office & Basic software and scripting knowledge
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Being able to learn independently and take initiative
  • Mathematical and engineering analysis skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Rail signalling, CBTC, and knowledge of specification-driven systems design (as it applies to computer systems with both hardware & software operations) are assets
#LI-NS1 Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

Advertised until:
Aug. 11, 2023

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