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Job #: R-00001002
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Part time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Digital Design Engineer Intern to work in our St. Petersburg, FL office.

This is a great part-time intern opportunity during the school year. The candidate will be assigned tasks that are relevant and necessary to the successful execution of Leidos contracts. Leidos will provide the candidate with real world experience and technical and career mentorship throughout the internship, which may result in employment opportunities upon graduation.

This internship will have focus on the digital design aspects of Embedded Systems Design and will provide exposure to the entire lifecycle of the design process. The Leidos facility in St. Petersburg provides design, development, modeling and simulation, analysis, prototyping and testing of advanced electronic systems, with a focus on embedded communication systems, Software Defined Radios and Phased Array Antenna Systems to various DOD and commercial customers.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Assist team in designing, developing and testing sophisticated electronic communications hardware and firmware.
  • Perform Logic Design; write VHDL code, logic simulation, synthesis and testing for use within FPGA/CPLD devices along with documentation to support the designs.
  • Review and analyze requirements, participate in defining, deriving and allocating hardware requirements.
  • Translate conceptual designs into detailed design specifications, electrical schematics, complete bills of materials (BOMs) and Printed Circuit Board Design (PCB) layout techniques, documents and drawings.
  • Troubleshoot, improve and optimize designs from prototypes to matured products.


Requirements:
  • Candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related field, and have completed at least two years of an undergraduate curriculum.
  • Must be US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Knowledge of Digital logic design using VHDL with FPGA's, CPLD/s, and/or Microcontrollers and associated tools (like Xilinx Vivado or Altera equivalent)
  • Knowledge of VHDL simulation - using part vendor tools or third party (Xilinx simulator, Active HDL, ModelSim etc.)
  • Familiar with software languages like C/C++, Java, MATLAB etc.
  • Familiar with schematic capture tools like Orcad Capture or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge of various test equipment - Oscilloscope, Voltmeter, Logic Analyzer
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent oral and written communication skills who pays close attention to detail.
  • Able to work and collaborate within a multidisciplinary engineering environment.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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