Avionics Software Testing, Intern

Boston /
Engineering – Software Engineering /
/ Hybrid
About Us: 
Merlin is an early-stage autonomy company, building software to control sophisticated transportation systems. Our mission here at Merlin Labs is to develop hardware and software solutions that deliver the capability for aircraft to fly useful missions autonomously and safely. Our first product will be a certified system to bring automation to existing fixed wing aircraft. 

We’re backed by some of the top institutional venture capitalists in the country, our headquarters are located in Boston with hubs in Denver, Los Angeles and the Mojave Desert. Come join our diverse, world class team, made up of people from places like Google, Airbus, Boeing, UTC, the US Navy, and the US Air Force.

All of the sky, none of the limits! 

About You:
Are you interested in embedded software development for autonomous flight control and looking to take part in the development of the technology that truly enhances the world you live in? Would you like to apply the skills you are learning at school to advance the development of this software?  If so, you might be a good fit as a software intern on the avionics software team here at Merlin Labs.

The Role:

    • Help develop test cases and procedures for model based developed design of flight software through Simulink Test Manager or other scripting methods. 
    • Use internal procedures and processes to create test cases and steps based on the software requirements to test flight software models and code.
    • Document the details of the procedures in Simulink Test or Jama. 
    • Execute the tests in Software In the Loop mode and on the target hardware.
    • Review results and update tests as needed


    • Will have completed sophomore year of bachelors by June 2023 or enrolled in master’s program studying computer science, electrical engineering, applied mathematics or any other engineering major
    • Have used MATLAB Simulink as part of a project
    • Experience with GitHub, Python, C/C++


    • Familiar with embedded software development
$25 - $30 an hour
Merlin Labs offers an innovative, entrepreneurial, and team-focused startup environment. We also offer a top-notch benefits package (health, dental, life, unlimited vacation, and 401k with match) and work/life integration. Being part of the Merlin team allows you to become part of a small team that supports professional development while working together to achieve our mission.

Merlin Labs is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. All job offers are contingent upon the candidate passing background, export control and reference checks. 

Merlin Labs does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.