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Job #: R-00007937
Location: Vista, CA
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Security and Transportation Technology Group currently has an opening for a summer Physics Intern.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This intern will assist senior scientists in the development of contraband detection algorithms and software for CT based airport baggage scanners. Tasks will involve organizing, running, and reporting on test runs of trial algorithms against existing bag scan data. In addition, prototype implementation and optimization of new CT reconstruction techniques will be developed and evaluated versus the existing approach.

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Candidate shall have completed at least freshman year, but not beyond junior year, in engineering, physics, or a related discipline at an accredited university and currently be enrolled in a degree program. Experience with Matlab programming is desirable.


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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