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Job #: R-00021478
Location: Arlington, 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: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a talented Software Engineer Intern, located in our Arlington, VA office.

The candidate must be competent in Python and have the ability to read code in other programming languages like Java and C++. The candidate will work on projects to create software prototypes to perform data analytics, machine learning, and automated information extraction along with some user interfaces design for the prototype applications. The candidate must be able to understand linear algebra, discreet mathematics, and probability and statistics related to homomorphic encryption. Additionally, the candidate must be intellectually adaptive, inquisitive, good at expressing their needs, and able to be self-reliant. The candidate will work alongside engineers and scientist engineers and homomorphic encryption data scientist with expertise. Initially, the work will be co-sponsored by Leidos and Intel Corporation. However, eventually the work will be used to help the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community.

Education and Experience:

-Must currently be pursuing a degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, or related field

-Familiar with machine-learning, text-mining or natural language processing concepts

-Experience with Python, Java, C++
-Communicative with the ability to state their needs and be an active member of a team
-Self-motivated and self-starter

-Must have the ability of obtaining a DoD Security Clearance, U.S. Citizenship required


Desired Skills:

-Hands-on experience with prototype development
-Hands-on experience with automating data cleansing, formatting, staging, and transforming data human

-Hands-on experience applying data analytics

-Hands-on experience with intelligent systems and machine learning

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Intern Technical


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 33,000 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

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