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Job #: R-00008457
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group is seeking a talented Electrical Engineering student (undergraduate or graduate) for an internship as a Process Controls Engineer in Reston, Virginia. Our dynamic R&D team focuses on interoperability of systems within WMD related facilities. Candidate must bring a creative, yet sound, approach to identifying and solving challenges with these interrelated systems in a customer setting, and have exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to thoroughness. The successful candidate will work within an interdisciplinary team of government and contractor personnel conducting Weapons of Mass Destruction Analysis. Work will be performed in a fast-paced, high-energy environment within a government facility. The candidate should demonstrate a willingness to consider highly complex state of the art mathematical problems and use advanced techniques under guidance to provide answers. Candidate should have the ability think differently, unconventionally, and from a new perspective.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Use exploitation products, intelligence resources and engineering expertise to characterize selected facilities and processes.
  • Work with senior engineer to produce accurate assessments.
  • Brief peers and senior officials regarding capability trends and analysis.
  • Candidate will be entered into the TS/SCI clearance pipeline with opportunity to pursue poly


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program in an engineering field (electrical, chemical, etc.) or similar field
  • US Citizenship


Preferred Qualifications
  • Coursework or experience in process controls
  • Familiarity with Rockwell PLC (or comparable), HMI & SCADA programming


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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