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WATTS Embedded Software Engineering Intern in Blauvelt, New York

This is a summer internship for a college student. The role will last approximately 12 weeks over the summer at our Blauvelt, NY facility.

The focus of this position is to support ongoing engineering testing and validation activities such as hardware, firmware, GUI on unit, mobile and web applications for Watts’ commercial condensing boilers and high efficiency water heaters.


  • Support design validation and reliability testing of complex embedded systems

  • Create detailed verification plans for hardware and software testing coving general product test and specific feature test

  • Assemble and verify test setups and test jigs with unit under test prior to test

  • Perform rigorous tests to ensure system performance and endurance including electrical noise, temperature limits and extremes, voltage/current limits and extremes, and user-interface testing and user experience

  • Debug hardware and firmware at component level & integrated system level to arrive at root cause under guidance of senior engineers. Ability to sort hardware from software failures

  • Generate detailed test reports comparing observed behavior against expected behavior that is derived from specifications

  • Rework/soldering of small sized components

  • Experience with benchtop HW validation and test equipment (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, power supplies & loads, DAQs, Network analyzers) and reading schematics and board layout files


  • Candidates must be a current junior or senior student pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's in Electrical / Software / Computer Engineering or Science degree

  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.


  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S., and not require sponsorship now or in the future

  • Understand technical principles and concepts in Electrical Engineering; familiarity with signal integrity

  • Knowledge of modern analog and digital electronics and electronic circuits; familiarity with power systems, and UI/UX including mobile and web applications

  • Communication interface experience such as Wi-Fi, serial communication like RS485, and Arduino

  • Exceptional programming and debugging skills – LabView, C/C++, or other test software a plus

  • Ability to take initiative and be resourceful

  • Ability to communicate and work with colleagues/teams in different departments professionally and effectively


    While performing the duties, the employee will be working in an office environment with exposure to the plant floor as well as the Engineering Test Facility. The employee is required to sit, stand walk, use hands to handle objects and other tools. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to lift up to 40 pounds.


  • Work in office environment or work in a manufacturing environment

  • May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting.

    *As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Watts Water is a global leader of quality water solutions for residential, industrial, municipal, and commercial settings. Our family of brands ( offers some of the most varied product lines in the world, with world-class, water-related solutions focused on:

  • Drainage and Water Reuse

  • HVAC and Hot Water

  • Plumbing and Flow Control

  • Water Quality and Rainwater Harvesting

We are a $1.9 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a presence in five (5) continents and twenty-four (24) countries, and an employee population that speaks over eighteen (18) languages. As a people-first company, we prize enriching and caring for all who work here not only through words but through actions. This includes executing our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy, and providing our employees with meaningful career growth opportunities, a positive and safe work environment, and affirmation that they are heard, valued, and respected.We are proud to be an organization that believes that a safer world is a more sustainable world – a belief that we proudly reflect in each of our technologies and solutions and our environmental and social commitments, such as our partnership with Planet Water Foundation.

Learn more about the Watts way, here ( .


Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas


Americas & Corporate Headquarters: North Andover, Massachusetts, USA

Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) Headquarters: Shanghai, China

Company Size

About 5,000 employees