The Software Developer Intern will provide technical support to the Leidos suite of projects supporting the critical mission functions of the Social Security Administration, Office of Systems Architecture. The selected candidate is responsible for collaborating with a team of developers to gain a complete understanding of the clients' needs. They apply industry best-practices and expertise regarding emerging technologies. You will get a chance to exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best solution based on customer business objectives, timelines, and other resource constraints. At Leidos we offer engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals and growth.
In this role, you will:
• Support the design, development, and troubleshooting, of mission critical software source code using modern software development languages and tools, such as Java
• Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters
• Use development operations, collaboration and source control tools; e.g., Jira, Confluence, Git
• Support creation and updating of all relevant documentation and specifications for design, development and testing
• Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics
• Support unit testing of code, including manipulation of data, for analysis of system requirements
• Own the delivery of and small parts of a system or application
• Work closely with other senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development
• Support software solutions where the solution is not always well defined, but always considers the customer first.
The selected candidate is responsible for collaborating with a team of developers to gain a complete understanding of the clients' needs. Apply industry best-practices and expertise regarding emerging technologies. Assist team to plan and conduct software testing and document technical specifications. Support technical team to identify tools and resources, in support of customer initiatives, goals, and strategies.
Working toward a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Experience with object-oriented programming in Java and/or .NET.
An understanding of fundamental software development processes.
A strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
US Citizenship or Green Card is required.
Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.
List additional skills and experience that is "nice to have" but not required.
Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git, Subversion).
Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.
Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Windows, LINUX, etc.).