AvtechTyee is seeking an energetic, inquisitive, and disciplined Engineering Intern for projects covering Audio 2025 Tablet Programming. The candidate will interface with several critical functional groups within the business, including: AvtechTyee Engineering and Operations.  The candidate will contribute to a team that works with AvtechTyee Audio Systems Group.  This is a project-based, process-focused role where the candidate will be responsible for specific deliverables at the end of the internship, specifically:  Tablet Graphics based SW application that interfaces with Touchscreen.  While project-based, the internship is designed to be “real-world” experience and the candidate should expect to spend as much as 50% of the time engaged with actual day-to-day departmental and business demands which will require/develop proficiency in prioritizing and multi-tasking. In addition, the candidate will rely on skills relating to organizational ability, tactical and strategic thinking, interpersonal savvy, composure under duress, business acumen, balancing empathy with business demands, and professional oral and written communication.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • SW development on Android Touchscreen Tablet to create Graphic screens that will be interactive with touchscreen
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Desired Education and Experience
  • SW development experience
  • Some college with coursework in SW Development
  • Experience with Graphics based programming on Android OS
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

**Must be authorized to work in the U.S.**
**Due to the time-limited nature of the internship program and to conform to U.S. export control regulations, applicant should be eligible for any required authorizations from the U.S. Government

Desired Skills:
  • Experience programming on Android devices working with Touchscreens
  • Strong focus and attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Project Description

The project will be programming an Android OS based Tablet with a touchscreen to display a graphical representation of an Audio Control Panel and to have some features of this screen change with interactive touch screen inputs.
Project Deliverables:
  • Working SW program running on Tablet along with documentation describing what it does and how it works
  • Work closely with project lead engineer on Audio 2025 project and report weekly (or biweekly) status
  • Formal project report out and presentation to the leadership team at completion of internship

Intern will complete a confidential pre-internship survey describing goals and expectations and a confidential post-internship survey evaluating the program, the department, and the company as a whole.  Human Resources will use this information to provide feedback and coaching to employees involved in the program and to drive improvements to the Internship Program overall.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
As a software developer, the duties will entail minimal physical demands.  Physical demands will be typical for an office environment: stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear and occasionally required to climb stairs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers.

About AvtechTyee

Since 1958 AvtechTyee has been a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of electronic systems and structure parts for the aerospace industry, with a focus in Communications, Power Lighting and Control, Electro-Mechanical, Switches and Connectors, Indicators, and Rods and Struts.  AvtechTyee’ s products are flying onboard 42 aircraft types within the air transport, regional commuter, and business jet sectors, serving 450 customers in 49 countries of the world.  AvtechTyee manufactures a large range of Tie Rods, Push-Pull Rods, and Control Rods assemblies in Aluminum, Titanium, or Stainless Steel and our composite strut design combines lightweight composite materials with AvtechTyee’s proprietary insert.  AvtechTyee can design a customized rod to fit any aerospace application. Our versatility in supporting aerospace electronics requirements ranges from the custom design and manufacturing of complex power supplies to complete Digital Audio Systems. The innovative design teams at AvtechTyee help anchor our competitive edge in this industry as we offer a broad range of system solutions and a proven ability to design, certify and manufacture equipment requiring electrical, mechanical, optical and software capabilities.
AvtechTyee is certified to ISO9001, AS9100 and the FAA’s ACSEP. Product Support includes in-house repair services (FAA approved Repair Station #IG6R621N), loaner/exchange programs, and both in-house and offsite airline training.

AvtechTyee is a federal contractor subject to the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act.
AvtechTyee is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our application process as a result of your disability.  To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 425-249-5290

Department: Engineering
This is a non-management position
This is an internship position

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