Summer Intern (Software QA for engineering software)

Praktikum/Werkstudium, Vollzeit · Espoo, Tampere

Visual components in a nutshell
At Visual Components, we build world-class 3D simulation software for manufacturers. Our solution can be used for designing the factories of the future already today. By using our software, the user can design production lines, simulate and analyze the production flow, perform virtual commissioning projects, and much more.

Today our solution is trusted by more than 2400 organizations in the manufacturing industry worldwide, starting from small local manufacturers and to huge automotive corporations. We see our product as a 3D game for industrial use: visual, user-friendly, and robust.

Visual Components is an international company. We are headquartered in Espoo, Finland, but we have offices in Tampere Finland, the US, and Germany, along with a global partner network of partners and resellers. The Visual Components team is truly multinational - we have people from over 22 countries, and we speak at least 12 languages! 
The role and the team
We're thrilled to invite you to join our internship program, and we can't wait to welcome you into our team! This isn't your typical internship; it's a chance to dive into exciting projects and truly make a difference. You won't be just an intern; you'll be a valued member of our team, working alongside us and learning the ropes from the best. We're genuinely excited to help you grow, learn, and have an incredible experience with us. Come be a part of our warm and inclusive work culture, and let's embark on this journey together! 

Our software Quality team is focused on making sure that Visual Components software is reliable, secure, and works just the way it should. Our QA engineers work as the detectives who search for and fix the little bugs in the software, so our users can enjoy working with our software without any hiccups. They're like the unsung heroes behind the scenes, ensuring the experiences of our customersare as smooth as possible!

The duration of the Internship program is 3-4 months and we aim to start in June 2024. 
You will succeed in a role if
You are a student at a Finnish University and you have completed at least 3rd year of your Bachelor Studies in one of the following fields: 

  • Engineering (robotics, mechatronics, industrial engineering, factory automation, and similar)

  • Computer science (especially 3D-related fields, VR, software architecture, UX/UI development, test automation) 

We do not require experience in Software QA and testing, but we are searching for people interested in developing professionally in the fascinating field of Software QA. So, please, do not forget to answer the question “Why software QA?” in your application. 

Some understanding of the software development processes and the role of QA in them will help your smooth start. 

What's in it for you
  • Possibility to get hands-on experience in your field and contribute to real projects 
  • Opportunity to develop and expand your skills while working with cutting-edgetechnologies 
  • Great team of experienced colleagues that welcomes your unique background, ideas, and skills 
  • Designated mentors to support your learning
  • Career coaching
  • Low hierarchy and flexible and relaxed organizational culture 
At Visual Components, our most valuable assets are our employees. We treat everyone with honesty and transparency, help each other and do our work with passion. We also enjoy spending time together even after work. Pool tournaments, game nights, office breakfasts,after works and sports activities are part of our life as a team.

How to apply
Please apply via the form on our career page. We value your privacy thus we do not consider applications sent to us via email or other private channels to comply with GDPR. 
The following documents will help us to choose the best candidates: 
  • CV 
  • Motivation letter describing your professional interests and motivation to join us 
  • Transcript of record 
  • Links to your portfolio and projects 
Deadline for the application 31.12.2023
What happens next
  • We will start reviewing applications after 01.01.2024 
  • Preliminary call with our Talent Acquisition Specialist 
  • Technical assignment 
  • Interview with the manager 
If you have any questions about the role and recruitment process, please, contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Elena Bazhenova via email 
About us

The people of Visual Components

With over 20 years in business, Visual Components is one of the pioneers of the 3D manufacturing simulation industry.

Visual Components is a leading developer of 3D manufacturing simulation software and solutions. Founded in 1999 by a team of simulation experts, we started with a humble goal – to make manufacturing design and simulation technology easy to use and accessible to manufacturing organizations of all sizes.

Today, Visual Components is recognized as a global leader in the manufacturing simulation industry and trusted technology partner to many leading brands. We offer machine builders, system integrators, and manufacturers a simple, quick, and cost-effective solution to design and simulate production lines. 

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