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Internship System Engineer (f/m/d)

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For sovereign security.

At RUAG we make a significant contribution to Swiss security. For sovereign security - in everything we do. This is what our approximately 2,500 employees work for every day: at 18 locations, at home and abroad. That is what drives us. For both our customers and for Switzerland. As a future-oriented technology partner of the Swiss Armed Forces, life-cycle management, operations, and the availability of military systems for land and air are a priority for us.
Are you looking for a challenging and interesting internship for 3-9 months? You will work on site in Emmen next to the military airbase. RUAG AG is developing an aircraft simulation environment. This allows to simulate millions of critical situations and to validate existing or new software releases for our products and other applications. This simulation environment includes various collision avoidance systems (CAS). One of them is an in-house developed CAS, specifically designed for unmanned aircraft. In addition, TCASII, a mandatory CAS for airliners, can be simulated. In the next years, ACAS-Xa will be introduced and we want to be ready to include it in our simulations.

You can move it

  • You will contribute to develop a validated ACAS-Xa simulation module. The implementation will follow the code snippets provided in the official standard and integrated in the model of the intruder airplane.
  • You will contribute to add functionalities to our current TCASII module
  • You will contribute to build a framework for automatic high-level testing of the simulation environment

What you should bring with you

  • Experience with Phyton and Matlab, Experience with C/C++ is a plus
  • Analysis skills, planning skills as well as a high level of responsibility and perseverance
  • Innovative and solution-oriented personality
  • Very high technical talent and willingness to learn in the areas: modelling & simulation, system theory & algorithms, control engineering, system architecture
  • Ability to develop new solutions together with innovative employees
  • Good knowledge of English, knowledge of German is a plus
  • Knowledge of Latex and Markdown is a plus


Elma Dzafic
+41 58 488 86 20

Place of work

RUAG AG, Seetalstrasse 175, 6032 Emmen

What awaits you

Exciting tasks

We provide you with a wide range of exciting tasks through our engineering services for land and air systems.

Finger on the pulse

At RUAG, you develop innovative solutions to present-day challenges and keep your finger on the pulse.


We support you in this respect so that you can use and develop your knowledge in an optimal manner with the future in mind.

Your contribution makes all the difference

Because you know what you want. We provide room for ideas and independence. Share your enthusiasm for future-oriented technologies with established colleagues. Take responsibility together with us and make a significant contribution to the security of Switzerland.

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+41 58 488 86 20

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