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Functional Safety Engineer Intern

Engineering – Greenville, South Carolina
Department Engineering
Employment Type Internship/Full-time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

kVA is seeking a Functional Safety Engineering Intern to join our growing team.  This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains.  kVA's experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The engineering intern will work with kVA's technical staff and established clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.

kVA is a dynamic and growing company with offices in Royal Oak, MI and Greenville, SC. As a thought leader in the safety of automotive systems, kVA's mission is the safety of complex products. Our clients include six of the world's top ten automakers and five of the world's top ten automotive suppliers, as well as innovators in the fields of microprocessors, ASICs, autonomy software, and advanced sensing systems. kVA's Functional Safety engineering interns are highly employable after the internship, as the automotive industry seeks talent to build the next generation of safety-assured products.

 kVA internships are paid, temporary full-time positions, located in the metropolitan Detroit area and in Greenville, SC.


We are seeking a Functional Safety engineering intern who can work closely with major clients to develop and assure safety-critical electronics. Partial completion of a four-year degree in electrical engineering, systems engineering, computer science, or a closely related field, is a requirement for this position. Masters and PhD students are strongly encouraged to apply. The preferred candidate will have a strong interest in automotive technologies, and/or advanced microprocessor or software technologies for automotive application. The preferred candidate would have experience in engineering software and tools for embedded control environments, such as Matlab, Simulink, dSpace, LabView, CANape, HIL/SIL test environments, and related toolsets. Highly self-motivation, responsibility, and flexibility are required qualities of any candidate. The position requires progress on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

 Working at kVA

kVA offers a world-class working environment for motivated professionals.  Along with competitive compensation, kVA offers meaningful employee-friendly policies for these paid internship positions, including:

  • A fast-paced, challenging, contact-rich environment working with leaders in advanced electronic systems;
  • Managers who are supportive while providing you room to develop and achieve your goals;
  • Extensive training opportunities for qualified candidates;
  • Potential for transition to a future career within an exciting, growing company.

At kVA we provide big-company stability in a small-company entrepreneurial environment.  We are leaders in our growing and dynamic industry.  To grow, we need great employees, employees who are willing to work hard, innovate, and make a difference. Join our exciting company and help kVA develop the next generation of safe automotive systems.




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