QA Testing Intern

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Experience (Years)

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an opportunity for a Quality Assurance Intern with the Building Control Systems team in Carlsbad, CA. We develop and manufacture the most advanced lighting and automation systems for residential and commercial markets.


We are looking for intern candidates to be part of our quality and engineering test team. As an intern, you will setup, configure, and execute manual testing of embedded devices in a system environment. Convert manual test cases into automated test scripts using Python. Validate the automated test script to ensure proper checks are in place. Log firmware bugs in Jira tracking tool. Work with firmware developers to resolve firmware bugs. Perform other duties as requested.


Legrand/Building Control Systems offers a school friendly environment with flexible schedules. We value our employees and want to help our interns receive the experience they need to be able to start their careers after graduation. You will learn how to work in a professional environment and have the opportunity to see the results of your work on a weekly basis. Off semester (usually summer) interns work 40 hours a week. On semester (usually fall/winter) work about 20 to 25 hours a week on a flexible schedule. The positions are evaluated for renewal on a semester to semester basis. 



About Legrand       

Legrand is a global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

Employing more than 2,000 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  EEO Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled


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Skills/Knowledge/Abilities needed:

  • Working toward a degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Proficient in a scripting language such as Python
  • Familiarity with C based languages
  • Understand basic electronics, AC, DC
  • Working towards a computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent degree
  • Basic understanding of networking of devices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and capable of working to project deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Great attention to detail and ability to contribute openly with software and product development engineers and teams.

Position Attributes


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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