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Job #: R-00055101
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) currently has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer Intern to support cutting edge research and development (R&D) activities in the areas of physics-based, multi-phenomenology sensor modeling and simulation, and application of machine learning algorithms to signal/object detection and situational awareness problems in Chantilly, VA. The Chantilly team’s primary focus is on R&D and advanced prototyping.  Projects involve small, multi-disciplinary teams of engineers working together in spiral or agile development environments to meet aggressive customer schedules aimed at near-term capability demonstrations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the design and development of advanced signal processing algorithms and prototype systems as a part of multi-disciplinary teams.  These teams are made up of other software team members and subject matter experts from the areas of systems engineering, hardware, software, firmware, machine learning, and image and signal processing.

  • Support team with designing, implementing, and testing Java based software modules for performing physics-based modeling, simulation and rendering tasks associated with various sensor modalities and concepts of operation (CONOPs).

  • Support team with designing, implementing, training and testing Python based machine learning models for application to signal/object detection problems as well as for generating situational awareness products from various types of contact reports.

  • Supporting other team members in evaluation of the performance of software modules in cloud based development environments.

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing degree with minimum of two years college education in the field of Computer Science with emphasis on Computer Simulation, Computer Graphics and/or Computer Vision

  • 6-12 months of practical intern experience

  • 1-2 years of Java (and/or C/C++) object oriented software development education and/or experience

  • US citizen and ability to obtain security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence algorithms and libraries

  • Experience with Model-Based design code generation practices

  • Experience with cloud-based computing platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience with other programming languages such as MATLAB and Python

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

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 40,000 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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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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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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