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Co-Op - Advanced Research & Development

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Boca Raton, FL
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Title: Advanced Research and Development Co-Op
Location: Boca Raton 6600 Congress Avenue
Hours per Week: 16 to 20 hours per week
Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen, US Permanent Resident, International Students
Tyco Business Unit: Tyco > Technology Office

Tyco (NYSE: TYC) is the world's largest pure-play fire and security company. Tyco provides more than three million customers around the globe with the latest fire protection and security products and services. A $10+ billion company, Tyco has more than 69,000 employees in 1,000 locations in nearly 50 countries serving the world's most demanding environments, including banking and financial services, oil and gas, marine, government, healthcare, retail, home security, transportation and commercial and industrial. More information on Tyco can be found at

Tyco Retail Solutions, a unit of Tyco, is a leading global provider of integrated retail performance and security solutions, deployed today at more than 80 percent of the world's top 200 retailers. Customers range from single-store boutiques to global retail enterprises. Over the past 40 years, our retail solutions have kept hundreds of millions of people safe. Our Sensormatic electronic article surveillance (EAS) products have protected more than 80 million products in the past decade, making it the most trusted brand in retail loss prevention. Operating in more than 70 countries worldwide, Tyco Retail Solutions provides retailers with real-time visibility to their inventory and assets to improve operations optimize profitability and create memorable shopper experiences.

Tyco's Advanced Research and Development Department is dedicated in identifying potential new abrupt technologies, which will enrich Tyco's product offering.

Sensor devices are the key to detecting hazardous conditions and providing personnel with appropriate alerts. One of the Advanced Research and Development Department's main goals is to develop innovative sensors having cost, power and performance advantages. The candidate will work with a primary research engineer on sensor characterization and control algorithms.

Roles Responsibilities
* Discuss with research engineers and understand the goal of the testing procedure.
* Set up the sensor test instrumentation for the appropriate tests through hardware configuration, writing software test procedures and instrumentation.


* In pursuit of a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Graduate students are preferred.

Desired Skills and Competencies:
* General engineering discipline including good documentation skills
* Data analysis skill using Microsoft Excel
* Basic knowledge of circuit design and construction
* Good understanding of a programming language and programming discipline, Labview efficiency is preferred.
* Problem solving skills

Assignment starts as soon as possible and will last through January 2015.

During your assignment with Tyco, you may have a variety of developmental opportunities in addition to your work assignments, such as, roundtable discussions with senior leaders to skill-building workshops, networking events, and community activities. No matter what your assignment, you will be presented with exceptional opportunities that help you explore diverse career paths.

In order to be considered for an interview, complete an online application through the Tyco campus recruiting website:

Tyco is an EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability Employer.

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