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Firmware Intern (2022 Summer Intern) Solon, OH

Date: Jan 3, 2022

Location: Solon, OH, US, 44139

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Brand Overview

At Aclara (A Hubbell Company), we help utilities manage change, seek new approaches, and harness data and new technologies to supply more efficient and reliable services to their customers. As an end-to-end, smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) partner we couple innovative technology with data-driven solutions to predict, plan and respond to system conditions across electric, gas or water distribution networks.  We offer a comprehensive suite of solutions comprised of meters and edge devices, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), headend and consumer engagement software, installation services and provision of labor with a single point of accountability to utilities.

Posting Address

Aclara Technologies

30400 Solon Road

Solon, Ohio 44139

Position Overview

The Hubbell Summer Internship Program is a 10 to 12-week program providing students the opportunity to gain corporate experience, learn about all aspects of our business, and prepare students with the kind of experience needed to have a rewarding career at Hubbell.

Firmware Engineering Interns will typically support one or more experienced engineers in performance of assignments, spend time shadowing actual operations, and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as the day-to-day operations of the engineering department. Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which will help them build a strong network within the Hubbell community.

Benefits of a Hubbell Internship

  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment
  • Develop technical skills specific to your major
  • Provides opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business
  • End of summer presentation to the local management team

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gain an understanding of how utility meter reading products are customized for each customer application and then transferred to operations for the product to be built.
  • Develop a tool that accepts customer specific inputs and outputs multiple XML files
    • Replaces the current Excel spreadsheet tool
    • Input data must be stored for future reference and viewable
    • Tool must be editable so it can be updated with each product iteration
    • Develop user documentation for the tool
    • Test the tool with the teams prior to implementation
  • Expectations: The intern will be expected to work full-time at 40 hours/week and will be compensated on an hourly basis.

Skills and Experience

  • Student must be enrolled in an accredited university working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science (e.g. Business Computer Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related degree)
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is desired
    • Microsoft Excel: Manipulation of data; transferring data; development of charts and tables
    • Microsoft Word: Entering and formatting text; inserting charts, tables and other visuals
    • Microsoft PowerPoint: Creating and editing slides; inserting text, charts, tables and visuals
  • Experience using C and Python programming language
  • Database design and applications (Preferred)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment


Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree in Computer Science or Engineering General

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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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