As the largest provider of IT services, Leidos develops and sustains large data and technology infrastructures and integrates complex IT systems a number of US federal agencies as well as international agencies. Leidos currently has a number of positions supporting the United Kingdom Home Office Biometrics program located in Fairmont, WV.
The current HOB Program is focused on maximizing the public safety benefits of fingerprints, DNA and facial matching. With biometric technology developing at pace, and with new biometrics emerging rapidly, this landscape brings with it a number of important choices for Government, especially how to maximize the potential benefits to the public whilst protecting the privacy of the individual and addressing any potential impact of data aggregation. The HOB Program will transform the existing biometrics capabilities into a technically converged, but commercially disaggregated, strategic biometrics capability.
Work Side-by-side with the Software Engineering group in learning about the environment and the day-to-day activities
Learn how to make changes to the software code and being able to perform Unit Testing of those changes prior to deployment to the environments.
Work on projects that the US software engineering team is responsible for when changes are being asked for by the customer.
Work includes documentation, updates to drawings, taking notes during customer meetings, and implementing design changes into the Test and Development environment located in the US.
Work closely with our Leidos UK colleagues on all work associated with the IDENT1 environment.
Actively participate in meetings, daily standups, and another activities associated with the work of Software Engineering team
Working toward Information Management, Computer Engineering, Engineering or associated Bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university.
Actively participated in software projects as part of the coursework
Experience with Java and C programming languages
Good communication and writing skills
Work in Microsoft Office tools such as PowerPoint and Visio
Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance
US Citizenship required
Previous IT experience especially in Linux
Previous software development experience in class or outside of the classroom
Local candidates preferred
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 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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