Leidos is seeking an entry level Software Engineer Intern who will be part of a test team with opportunities to test different products, such as web applications, websites, documents and databases. The testing will include both manual and automated testing.
The candidate will provide software development support for all software applications tiers including front-end functional testing, middle-tier testing of web services and other APIs and testing back end ETL and other data processes. In addition, the candidate is expected to learn the EPLC process, software development process, Safe Agile implementation techniques as well as tools used on the program. The candidate will be working with a team of other application engineers. The candidate should be able to collaborate with more senior team members.
Specific roles & responsibilities for the Software Engineer intern (paired with more senior engineers) position include but not limited to the following: Collaborate with business analysts, other developers, and test engineers on the team to produce high quality software that delivers business value and follows established design patterns and processes – can independently develop, code or modify, test, and debug application programs of varying degree of complexity - Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments - Troubleshoot production problems within assigned applications software - Assist less experienced staff in user specifications, coding, testing, and debugging. - Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards - Actively engage in process improvement initiatives
- Bachelor’s degree in progress – preference for a junior level candidate
- At least academic experience performing software tests
- Experience with drafting development processes and test strategies or related academic documentation.
- Awareness of the software development lifecycle and Agile-Scrum development methodology
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Able to obtain a Public Trust clearance to get a Health and Human Services badge
- Desired Skills include:
- Knowledge of and academic experience with software development techniques and at least one software language (Angular, Java)
- Experience incorporating software into agile frameworks
- Experience working in public health and federal contracting
- Knowledge and/or experience in using JIRA, Git/Bitbucket
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Intern Technical
Pay Range:Pay Range $38,400.00 - $52,000.00 - $65,600.00
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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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