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Job #: R-00047593
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Description

Job Description:

At Leidos we combine our deep customer expertise with tailored analytic systems to distill big multi-media datasets into valuable knowledge and insights. We work side-by-side with advanced research and development organizations such as Amazon, Google, and various top-20 universities to develop solutions.

The fields of data science, data engineering, and artificial intelligence, are expected grow rapidly in the next decade. While these trends are somewhat self-evident and obvious, the challenge for Leidos is to identify talented individuals and implement market-tested technical capabilities in data science and engineering to capture value in new business ventures or on-contract-growth opportunities.

The Data Science & Engineering team at Leidos is looking for intern to work in our Arlington, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to real-world strategic company initiatives.

The internship will offer an opportunity for the successful candidate to work with leading Leidos practitioners and team members in data science and engineering on one or more of the following projects:

Support machine learning/deep learning projects in multi-media image, text, or audio processing (models exist, refinements sought with performance assessment); Construct synthetic data sets based on CG artifacts to develop supervised training capabilities in specific domains (security, health care, environmental studies, logistics) Assess advanced data science tools or methods and prepare technology forecast/assessment summaries (some candidate technologies identified); Participate in other data science /developer based projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Understanding of basic project or systems engineering concepts and principles with demonstrated uses in coursework (term projects) or capstone projects

  • Able to work in one or more programming and analysis language, such as Python, R, MatLab, Java, Javascript, or similar

  • Experience with data analysis including data modeling/representation such as XML, JSON, DDF, or similar

  • Works with the users and subject matter experts to gather and fine tune requirements and interact with the stakeholders on a periodic basis to ensure that the application built meets expectations. 

  • Tasking by project team as needed

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate education in Computer Science, Data Science, Systems Engineering, or related field, with at least 2+ years completed. Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

  • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance- US Citizenship required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of data science methods:  classification, regression, change detection, ML/DL, time series, model building – training-validation-testing, etc.

  • Must be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Intern

Job Family:

Intern Technical

Pay Range:

  

About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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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.

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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 [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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