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Software Engineering Intern

Job Title: Software Engineering Intern | Location: Middletown, RI | Part-Time

Description of Work:

PURVIS Systems is a technology leader in the public safety industry and provides state of the art system solutions to Fire Departments across the United States.

With a small business culture, PURVIS Systems engineers serve as crucial contributors to all phases of the company’s products. PURVIS software engineers routinely design, develop, test, and deploy software solutions for Fire Departments across the country, and interact with those customers and experience firsthand how PURVIS products impact the nation’s first responders.

PURVIS Systems is looking to add a software engineering intern to work closely with the engineering team to continue to grow and support its rapidly expanding core products. As PURVIS continues to innovate in the public safety industry, the ideal candidate will augment current development efforts, bring valuable ideas, and a strong desire to learn and improve the core products for Fire Station Alerting System (FSAS).


The Intern will:

  • Contribute to new enhancements and product solutions.
  • Work as a key part of a development team, or individually, on multiple product efforts.
  • Manage deadlines, project timelines, and individual responsibilities.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Some experience in the following technologies:
    • C#, C++, ASP.NET, JavaScript, SQL, JSON, React JS
    • .NET, MFC, WCF, REST, gRPC, Socket Programming
    • Visual Studio, SVN, JIRA, MSSQL Server Management Studio
    • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task and manage multiple efforts.

Sponsorship is not available.  Candidate must also complete and receive an approved FBI Criminal History background check for this position

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    Comprehensive Benefits for Peace of Mind

    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance
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