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Nov 24 / Erin Rook

Embedded Software Engineer – Plymouth BS/MS EE

Embedded Software Engineer – Plymouth
Summary: Provides detailed software algorithm development, coding and validation for embedded microprocessor electronic modules, technical customer interface, and development of specifications and Design Verification plans.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develops detailed algorithms and code for Embedded software using C and Assembly language.  This will require algorithm and system development capability and knowledge of Version Control, Defect Tracking and Traceability of Requirements/Testing.  Develops and executes Software Requirements Specifications and Software DV Plans.
Develops  or is key participant in the System Design for assigned programs.  Requires knowledge of automotive electrical systems and electronic controls including analog circuits, digital circuits, CAN, and other automotive electrical environment requirements.
Provides technical and project status reports to ensure needs are met.
Coordinates preparation and delivery of project deliverables, design documents, and bid packages.
Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
Provides reports on the status of project technical issues and milestones to customer, project team, and management.  Adjusts schedules accordingly.
Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
Qualifications: 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.
Education and/or Experience:                                                      
Electrical Engineering Bachelors degree (BSEE) or equivalent and 2 to 5 years related experience.
-Programming language: C or C++
-US Citizen, TN, CPT or just beginning OPT
-Some professional experience prior to going to school/finishing school
SEND RESUMES TO: Heather Burch 
Nov 23 / Erin Rook

Entry-Level, Full-time Position at WSU – Systems Security Specialist – C&IT

Posting Number
Position Title
Systems Security Specialist – C&IT
Number of Vacancies
25 – Computing & Info Technology
Primary Department
H2540-Information Security & Access Management
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Supports the analytical and operational tasks needed to reduce risk and support and advance information security at the University. Regularly and continuously monitors security threats against university data and systems. Responsible for the configuration and auditing of approved security controls and initiatives governed by the approved Information Security Program. This position is in the Information Security Office of Computing & Information technology.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Perform authorized change requests to network firewalls and other similar security controls, reviewing changes for accuracy, applicability, and the amount of risk posed.

Audit configurations of firewalls and other similar security controls for accuracy and applicability, consolidating and disabling unused or inappropriate rules or statements.

Maintain the continual operation of firewalls and other similar hardware security devices, ensuring maximum up-time and addressing any identified issues with vendors or other information security staff.

Assist with troubleshooting general connectivity or system issues with application and system administrators using log systems and data only available to information security staff.

Monitor incoming reported security incidents, gathering information and triaging as appropriate.

Act as primary responder for identified low-level incidents, analyzing available logs and information, and resolving incident per established procedures.

Understand current security landscape in relation to existing Information Security Program, identifying areas of improvement where organizational risks can be minimized or existing risks can be dealt with in a more efficient manner.

Unique Duties

– Act as first level support for firewalls and related security devices;

– Act as primary security analyst, troubleshooting non-security related connectivity issues;

– Act as first level responder to reported threats and incidents in security ticketing system;

– Perform initial triage and notification for vulnerability assessments.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred education includes CISSP, GIAC, or other accredited security certifications.EXPERIENCE
More than three years of professional experience supporting an enterprise IT environment, including basic knowledge of routing, TCP/IP, Internet/Intranet, network security/firewalls and encryption, as well as a variety of operating systems. Preferred experience includes IT experience in a higher education environment.


Broad, current knowledge of Internet technologies. Knowledge of current network security issues and technology developments/trends. Knowledge of the nature and sources of network security threats and methodologies/technical requirements for devising solutions.

Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation), interpersonal and consultative skills.

Preferred knowledge includes knowledge of information security standards (e.g., ISO 27000, NIST, COBIT), rules and regulations related to information security and data confidentiality (e.g., FERPA, HIPAA, PCI) and desktop, server, application, database, network security principles for risk and threat identification and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

– Knowledge of basic and intermediate operation of Debian and Redhat based Linux systems;

– Basic scripting abilities for either Linux or Windows computing platforms;

– Knowledge of common logs and events originating from Windows & Linux servers, as well as from common networking equipment.

Testing Requirements
Not Applicable
Test Scheduling
Job Type
Job Category
Professional/Administration & Supervisory/Management
Duration of Posting
 Fiscal Year of Job Open Date
Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)
Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)
Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Is this position reposted?
Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)
Application Information
Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Represented Position Message
Funding/Salary Information
Salary (Minimum)
(Non-Academic Only)
Salary (Hire Max)
(Non-Academic Only)
Salary (Maximum)
(Non-Academic Only)
Hourly Rate
(Non-Academic Only)
Salary Range
(Academic Only)
Is Position Bump Ineligible?
(Non-Academic, Represented positions only. Select ‘No’ for Academic. Select N/A if Non-represented.)
**NOTE: If ‘Yes’ is selected, then this is a Bump Ineligible Position (BIP). The person who bids or hires into this 100% grant funded position has no bumping rights upon grant expiration or in a reduction of force.
Nov 20 / Erin Rook

Available Civilian Engineering Positions with the Department of Army, Warren, Michigan – Positions include Electrical/Computer/Electronics/Mechanical/Software Engineers and Computer Scientists.


Available Civilian Engineering Positions with the Department of Army, Warren, Michigan.

Positions include Electrical/Computer/Electronics/Mechanical/Software Engineers and Computer Scientists. 

About the Position:

The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) is a major element of RDECOM and partner in the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. As a full life‐cycle engineering support provider‐of‐first‐choice for all DOD ground combat and combat support weapons and vehicle system, TARDEC develops and integrates the right technology solutions to improve Current

Force effectiveness and provide superior capabilities for the Future Force.



* Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering field

* Must be able to get & obtain a secret clearance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: Secret clearance is required.


Interested applicants please email your resume to:  usarmy.detroit.rdecom.mbx.tardec‐ 

Nov 18 / Erin Rook

Civil Engineering – Fall/Winter Intern position at Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc.


Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. Job Description College Intern

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals in this job. The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. This job description may be changed and additional duties may be added or assigned from time to time. The above description does not affect or diminish the at-will statue of the employment relationship between this firm (Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc.) and its employees.

TITLE: College Intern FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Department/Project Manager REVISION DATE: July 1, 2003

Summary: Assists with various functions of the organization’s services by performing the following duties personally.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities Typical duties and responsibilities and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

 Under supervision, may do the work of an engineering technician, entry-level engineer, entry-level surveyor, and perform temporary field-work.

 May be required to run prints, copy documents, and go on errands.

Experience and Education Guidelines

Experience: No experience necessary.

Education: Must be college student preferably in a civil engineering/surveying program

Other Skills and Abilities

Should have knowledge of various computer software programs.

Work Environments

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.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Fall/Winter Intern position at Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. Please note that applicants MUST be a resident of Detroit. Additional details below:
·  40+ hours per week (Possible 50-60 hours)
·  Starting Immediately through June (Possibility to extend past June with the right candidate)
·  Interview process will take place in the Rochester Hills office
·  Work will be performed through our Detroit office
·  Interested applicants can send resume to 
Nov 18 / Erin Rook

Innovation Fellow Program Reminder: Due Date – Nov. 24

Innovation Fellow Program Reminder: Due Date – Nov. 24
Wayne State University’s Technology Commercialization Office (TC) has created the Innovation Fellows Program to cultivate the next generation of chief scientific officers and entrepreneurial scientists for local high-tech industry. The Program is part of the WSU ERA initiative supported by the New Economy Initiative (NEI) for Southeast Michigan.
This year’s Innovation Fellows program will promote the commercialization of biomedical technologies for Post-docs in Medicine, Pharmacy and Allied Health, Nursing, Engineering and CLAS. In addition to their scientific research, the fellows will be trained in technology and market assessment, product development, business and entrepreneurship. Fellows are expected to participate in translational research projects and develop a research and commercialization plan on a project topic. Each Fellow will be assigned an industry mentor to assist in the development of their project and technology commercialization roadmap.
Curricular Requirements:
The fellows will be required to take two courses during the winter 2016 semester:  Introduction to Biotechnology (BMS 7100/IBS7110) & companion Special Topics in Biotechnology Commercialization Seminar (BMS 7115/ISB7115).
During these courses a case study approach will be taken, wherein each fellow will actualize a full R&D and commercialization effort surrounding their research project. Working with industry mentors to investigate the technological and commercial potential of their research, fellows will identify development milestones, commercialization pathways, and explore business opportunities directly related to biomedical technologies.
Fellows will be required to develop:
  • A research and commercialization plan
  • PowerPoint presentation detailing the commercial opportunity
The TC Office is currently accepting applications from potential candidates in research-driven disciplines. Candidates should be highly qualified, possessing keen interest and enthusiasm in research, entrepreneurship and technology commercialization. Interested candidates and/or mentors should complete the application found here and submit to the Technology Commercialization office ( )no later than Tuesday, November 24th.
The TC Office will provide a $12,000 award to support the Fellow’s research activities and engagement in the program.
Please direct any questions to the IFP Program Manager, Bramdon Dogwill at 
Nov 16 / Erin Rook

On-campus Recruiting TODAY! Monday 11/16/2015 11am-2pm College of Engineering Lobby



Acro Service Corporation will be on campus TODAY (Monday 11/16/2015) from approximately 11am-2pm in the College of Engineering Lobby.

Acro hires for the following  companies: Ford, GM, BAE Systems, Toyota, Nissan, Lockheed Martin, BP, Mitshubishi Electric, AIG, Delphi, Johnson and Johnson, Eaton, Delphi, and more!

Stop by with your resumes and introduce yourself to the recruiters!! If you do not have time to get dressed up please feel free to still stop by w/ your resume!

Nov 13 / Erin Rook

IBM Project View 2015 – You are invited to Apply! (BS/MS Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems)

You’re invited to…
IBM Project View 2015!

November 19th – 20th, 2015
Working at IBM is a matter of shared responsibilities and rewards. It’s a place where people from a variety of backgrounds are expected to deliver results individually as well as collaboratively and are rewarded when they do. At IBM you can personally excel and work with colleagues to build the industry’s most innovative technologies and solutions. Project View is an IBM U.S. Recruitment initiative designed to offer candidates of diverse backgrounds the opportunity to explore career paths within IBM, although all students are invited to apply. Please note that Project View is a highly competitive and customized program that brings together hiring managers and highly skilled students through invitation-only events.

IBM hosts various Project View events throughout the year. During a Project View event, candidates have the opportunity to network and interview with various members of the IBM recruitment team and IBM hiring managers and executives. Also, candidates are able to meet and speak with members of IBM’s Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which reflect the wide range of diverse constituencies working together to tackle technology problems facing our society today and address the various needs of our clients.

Travel, meals, and lodging are included in this unique one and a half day visit. Only IBM makes a job search this much fun! Project View is open to candidates who are working toward or holding a BA, BS, MS or Ph.D. Selection is based on work experience and overall academic achievement.

Current Openings
Students who wish to be considered for this invitational must apply to this job posting:
Click Here To View The Job Listing

Project View Majors Include:
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Information Systems

You will be contacted to attend a Project View event if your skills match the current needs of the business. IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Nov 9 / Erin Rook


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Nov 6 / Erin Rook

Internship for Application Development – BS/MS Computer Science *CPT/OPT Accepted* – AI Software, LLC Troy, MI



AI Software LLC

850 Stephenson Hwy Suite 601 Troy, MI 48310

Web Site | Email: | Phone: 1-(888)-710-0007

AI Software LLC is a Custom Application Development and IT Consulting Company based in Troy, Michigan (Greater Detroit). We provide customized software solutions for our client from Automotive, Healthcare, Energy, Government, and Manufacturing sectors. Our team enjoys working in .Net based technologies like ASP.NET MVC, WebForms and WinForms.

We are Microsoft Silver Application Development partner. We heavily use 3rd party tools like Telerik and DevExpress for web development. For Android and iOS development, our team uses Xamarin and Native Script.

If you are enthusiast or expert in modern web and mobile development technologies – like jQuery, AngularJS, NodeJS, REST API, – and interested in learning other technologies and toolset while working on live projects during job and you really wish to work on some of the challenging assignments then we would like to invite you to work with us.

We welcome students of Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering programs. Please do not hesitate to apply if you are on CPT or OPT period.

To find more details about us you can visit our site


Nov 6 / Erin Rook

US Customs and US Border Patrol Info Tables – First Floor WSU Student Center Tuesday Nov 10, 2015 11am-3pm.




The United States Customs and United States Border Patrol will be having information tables in the WSU Student Center on Tuesday, Nov 10 from 11am-3pm. No need to dress formally. No registration necessary!