The software engineering intern will provide a variety of support to the Leidos engineering team responsible for building and testing cooperative automated vehicles, data communication and storage systems and vehicle simulations. We are part of a larger research team in a relaxed, laboratory environment that pushes the boundaries of connected and autonomous vehicles for the FHWA for purposes of demonstrating technology capabilities associated with vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication that will support the larger Intelligent Transportation System initiatives.
Specific duties are likely to include, but may not be limited to, any of the following: log file management, computer system administration, process data collection and analysis, unit test development and execution, vehicle onboard system testing, test planning and results documentation, debugging software anomalies, writing code, minor vehicle maintenance, test track operations (flagging, setting up cones, measuring the roadway, vehicle transport and parking)
Candidates must have completed at least two years toward a Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or a physical science (students working on an advanced degree are also encouraged to apply) from an accredited college or university; fluency in at least one programming language; comfortable working in both Windows and Linux environments.
Candidates must be enrolled in a degree program in a relevant discipline.
Familiarity with any of the following would be beneficial: UML, ROS, Git, Maven, Gradle, C++, Java, Python, control systems, real-time system development, device drivers, data architecture, statistics and data analysis techniques, wireless communications, networking, geodesy.