Work Placement / Internship

IT Summer Internship 2020

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About Textron Specialised Vehicles

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, and ground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products under the E-Z-GO®, Cushman®, Bad Boy®, TUG™ and Douglas™ brands; Its vehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.

About Textron Inc.

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. 

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At Textron, you can make just about anything. Things that fly. Hover. Zoom. Things that protect soldiers and power industries. With multiple businesses and a presence in 25 countries, you can make choices. At Textron, you can make a career. Join our family.


This summer internship will prepare you for your first steps into the business world. Working with the local IT team who are responsible for a number of global locations you will gain experience across a variety of IT disciplines, with focus on infrastructure and applications. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in projects with the global Textron Specialized Vehicles and Textron enterprise IT teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the development of end-user reporting solutions by understanding user requirements, designing, developing and testing solutions;
  • Assist in the training of user department personnel and support and develop the Business System Module Experts;
  • Assist in designing, documenting and testing infrastructure processes, procedures and standards and to maintain or prepare
  • system and software documentation as directed;
  • Assist in the training of user department personnel in desktop operating system and productivity tools;
  • Perform the configuration and deployment of all IT equipment, including laptops, desktops and cell phones;
  • Provide support for all IT equipment, including laptops, desktops, midrange, cell phones and PBX;
  • Liaise with external vendors for the ongoing support and maintenance of relevant hardware and software including Machine Tools;
  • Manage the purchase of IT equipment and software through the approved channels;
  • Assist in keeping track of the company’s infrastructure assets and manage software licenses to ensure that the infrastructure and data is kept secure and compliant at all times;
  • Perform and coordinate testing for new productivity tools, patches and disaster recovery validation;
  • Work with peers across the entire Textron enterprise to continuously improve time to market, cost and customer satisfaction for the business;
  • Work with Textron Information Services Security team to ensure that technology is used, managed and supported in accordance with company enterprise standards, policies and procedures;
  • Implement key initiatives associated with managing overall Textron security profile;
  • Understand and comply with Textron Security Policy and participate in related efforts such as audits and business impact assessments;
  • Ensure all projects follow the correct project methodologies and are fully documented;
  • Ensure that all work and changes are performed in such a way as to minimise all disruption to existing business use.


  • You should be pursuing a degree in one of the following: Computer Networks, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or similar;
  • Familiarity with industry-standard software, including Microsoft Office;
  • Understanding of typical networking technologies and topologies;
  • Understanding of Windows workstation and server operating systems;
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communications skills;
  • Enthusiasm to learn and use new skills;
  • Creatively and effectively meet real-world business requirements;
  • Demonstrated leadership and personal motivation.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 280704
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Opportunity Overview

  • April 30th, 2020
  • £18,000 pro rata + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • Suffolk
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

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