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Job #: R-00009264
Location: McLean, VA
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 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.

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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