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Job #: R-00000690
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking talented Software and Computer Engineering Co-ops, for our Bethesda, MD offices. We are seeking energetic, motivated, self-starters for these technically sophisticated and challenging positions, assisting in the development of a variety of naval training and simulation systems. Opportunities are in the field of computer programming and computer engineering.

Depending upon capabilities and desires, candidates may develop system software, numerical models, or graphical software. All software is developed in a Linux environment, and written in C, C++, and Java, utilizing various software packages. Candidates may also assemble and cable computer based systems, configure components, perform integration testing and validation, and work on system foundation components (such as power management scripts). Other candidates may develop web-based documentation, and perform inventory and configuration tasks. All work is directly applicable to actual military training systems. Co-op students will gain invaluable, real-world experience on state of the art computer based systems. This is a great opportunity for students seeking a 6 month co-op position.

Must be Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical degree, and have at least a 3.2 GPA.

MUST be available to work a 6 month co-op.

Candidates must have computer engineering skills (previous experience is desirable but not required). Software skills include knowledge of C, C++, and/or Java under a Unix/Linux environment.

Candidates will be working in a professional environment and contributing to systems that will be used throughout the U.S. Navy. Therefore, candidates must be dedicated to producing quality work results, and must be extremely attentive to detail.

Candidates with an active DoD security clearances are strongly desired. U.S. Citizenship and eligibility to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance is needed to be considered for employment.

Employment is contingent on receiving an interim Secret clearance.

The following skills are desired but not required:
Exposure to web development. Experience with real-time programming, cluster computing, numerical modeling, or signal processing. Experience with OpenGL, or other graphical software packages.

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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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