Job Title:

Embedded Systems Engineering Summer Student

Business Area:

College co-op/internship


Lexington, KY USA

Job ID:


Embedded Systems Engineering Summer Student

***Lexmark is a federal contractor and, in accordance with Executive Order 14042, requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some positions may require additional customer-required screenings.***


The Embedded Systems area is seeking engineering students to work in a dynamic environment. If you want to work with the latest technology, in an Agile, customer-focused environment, while building your skills and gaining valuable experience, this may be a great opportunity for you. 

We are looking for quick learners and hard workers, with strong technical skills equally balanced with good interpersonal skills.   There are a broad range of opportunities, with potential responsibilities including but not limited to electronic and code design, development and support that affect numerous aspects of Lexmark printer and scanner products including speed, usability, image science, energy consumption, network capabilities, and security.   

Students in Firmware roles should be interested in one or more of the following: 

  • Multiple programming languages (e.g., assembly, C, C++, Java, Rust) 

  • Security 

  • Embedded system architecture 

  • Multi-threaded and/or multi-process software  

  • Kernel development 

  • Image processing 

  • Imaging system design 

  • Electrophotography 


  • Page description languages (e.g., PDF, Postscript, PCL, XPS, etc.) 

  • General software engineering practices (requirements engineering, peer code review, unit testing, functional integration testing, etc.) 

Students in Hardware roles should be interested in one or more of the following: 

  • Analog and digital electronics 

  • Power electronics 

  • ASICs/FPGAs 

  • Communication and interface circuits 

  • Sensors 

  • Electronic system design 

As a member of the Embedded Systems team, you will work with senior engineer(s) on one of the following teams:  

  • Platform Firmware

  • ASIC / FPGA  

  • Controller Electronics 

Specific responsibilities and the resulting experiences vary depending upon the position as well as the interests and educational background of the student. 

The student should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.   

Firmware students should have some programming experience.  Hardware students should have some basic circuit design experience.