Software Engineer Co-Op

Software Engineer Co-Op Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Software Engineer Co-Op to join our team.


  • Integrate and test software and systems;
  • Participate in the full software life-cycle development using object oriented methodologies;
  • We use continuous integration to automate builds and identify issues quickly;
  • No two rotations are the same, our co-ops work in varied teams and environments to get a wide array of experiences;
  • GE Appliances will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position;
  • Assist in developing PC based software tools and applications used for internal engineering group testing, as well as external customers;
  • Co-ops receive targeted training from seasoned engineers and participate in projects to develop them into well-rounded software engineers;
  • We’re a small to medium sized team located in Louisville and Seoul (most full-time developers have had the opportunity to travel to Seoul;
  • The software team is the best team – we have a relaxed dress code, great bosses, two arcade machines, and a ping pong table that gets a lot of use;
  • We develop in C (production code) and scripting languages like Lua and JavaScript (tooling);
  • We’re invested in continuous learning and full time developers have the opportunity to attend software conferences;
  • We’re heavily invested in Test Driven Development (TDD) which is a great way to work;
  • GE Appliances has a large co-op community with leadership and social opportunities;
  • We are Agile;
  • Support engineering with purchasing electronic components, testing equipment, and mechanical parts, etc.


  • Currently pursuing Bachelors or better in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field;
  • Passionate about software;
  • Strong work ethic;
  • Solid analytical skills;
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States;
  • Desire and ability to learn;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to have two or more co-op rotations prior to graduation;
  • Cumulative GPA >=3.0 (out of 4.0);
  • Related coursework.