Nova Systems is a leading engineering services and technology solutions partner. Our people work in specialist engineering, management, and systems integration services, and technology enabled solutions to Defence, Government, Commercial Aerospace, and Essential Services, playing a critical role in the safety and security of our nation.
At Nova, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset. We encourage passion, learning, entrepreneurial outlooks and innovative thinking, and provide our people with a culture built on our values of Trust, Professionalism, Passion and Community. We have consistently been named in the Top 50 “Best Places to Work” and in the “Most Innovative Companies” list, and in 2019, our Graduate Program was awarded “Graduate Program of the Year” at the Australian Defence Industry Awards.
About the Summer Internship Program
Nova provides unpaid internship placements for university students in their penultimate or final year of studies, whose tertiary qualifications are aligned to Nova’s core capabilities.
The internship program provides successful candidates with the opportunity to learn and develop their skills, by working on exciting projects aligned with their tertiary studies.
Typically, placements occur over the summer university break and start as early as November through to as late as March. However, we are flexible around these dates and on exception placements can occur outside November to March.
Upon completion of the Internship Program, some candidates may be offered a role in our Graduate Program. The Nova Graduate Program is a two-year program that will provide you with the experience, supervision, mentoring and training necessary to make a meaningful contribution to Nova, determine your own career pathway and solve the problems that really matter.
The NGDP is a two-year program that will provide you with the experience, supervision, mentoring and training necessary to make a meaningful contribution to Nova, determine your own career pathway and solve the problems that really matter.
What will you be involved in
You will be involved in the Hiiro Lone Worker: Android Text Messaging App Development Project.
This project is about developing a Customer facing Android Text Messaging App for the Two10degrees Hiiro Lone Worker system. The App shall run on modern Android phones and tablets, and communicate with the Hiiro Lone Worker basestation using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Text Messages shall be sent over the cellular LTE and Iridium satellite networks to the two10degrees Global Alerting Platform (GAP).
Learning the Android SDK and Kotlin language basics, learning the Elektrika Hiiro Bluetooth messaging protocol and message formats, liaising with stakeholders to capture and document the Text Messaging App requirements for Customers, developing the Android Text Messaging App in Kotlin language to the requirements and testing the app on an Android phone and tablet communicating with Hiiro Lone Worker basestation and GAP.
- Currently in your penultimate or final year of studies
- Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems or Software) or Bachelor of Computer Science
- Australian Citizen (due to Defence Security requirements)
- Ability to pass a Federal Police check
What we would like from you
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team;
- Excellent time-management skills;
- Sound analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Ability to work under minimal supervision.