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2024 Summer Systems Engineering Intern

Company Description


INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.


Job Description


The primary responsibility for this position within the Systems Engineering & Test team is to assist current engineering staff through execution of engineering verification tests of both released and new product development projects.

Specific duties may include:

  • Forming test plans using provided standardized templates
  • Executing test procedures
  • Data capture through various methods
  • Test reports and summaries using provided standardized templates
  • Equipment preparation and lab setup




  • Active student with two or more years of physics, chemistry, material science, electrical or software engineering
  • Ability to work well in cross-functional teams and demonstrate good communication skills
  • Self-motivated, attention to detail, ability to multitask, and enthusiasm for learning
  • Must be able to work in an organized manner with guidance from mentor
  • Must be able to receive and understand instructions from a mentor and independently execute test procedures
  • Must be able to do data analysis, graphing, summarize results, and write a report


  • Knowledge or practical experience with digital systems, and/or analog & RF designs
  • Practical experience with Python scripting, or other test automation development skills such as LabVIEW
  • Knowledge on vacuum technology equipment, measurement and applications
  • Knowledge or practical experience in mass spectroscopy, gas chromatography, and/or optical based measurement, sensors and instrument


Additional information


For New York, the expected salary range for this position is between $18.00 and $26.00 per hour. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law.

INFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience ongoing green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs.

INFICON’s forward-thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers competitive compensation, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus, and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, vacation and sick time, tuition reimbursement, and more!

INFICON is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. A notice describing Federal equal employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment. 

INFICON, Inc. strictly complies with all aspects of the Export Administration Regulations ('EAR'), including those sections dealing with deemed exports to foreign nationals.