Leidos is seeking talented Software and Computer Engineering Co-ops, for our Bethesda, MD offices.
We are seeking energetic, motivated, self-starters for these technically sophisticated and challenging positions, assisting in the development of a variety of naval training and simulation systems. Opportunities are in the field of computer programming and computer engineering.
Depending upon capabilities and desires, candidates may develop system software, numerical models, or graphical software. All software is developed in a Linux environment, and written in C, C++, and Java, utilizing various software packages. Candidates may also assemble and cable computer based systems, configure components, perform integration testing and validation, and work on system foundation components (such as power management scripts). Other candidates may develop web-based documentation, and perform inventory and configuration tasks. All work is directly applicable to actual military training systems. Co-op students will gain invaluable, real-world experience on state of the art computer based systems. This is a great opportunity for students seeking a 6 month co-op position.
MUST be Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical degree, and have at least a 3.2 GPA.
MUST be available to work at least 6 month co-op.
U.S. Citizenship and eligibility to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance is needed to be considered for employment.
Candidates must have computer engineering skills (previous experience is desirable but not required). Software skills include knowledge of C, C++, and/or Java under a Unix/Linux environment. Candidates will be working in a professional environment and contributing to systems that will be used throughout the U.S. Navy. Therefore, candidates must be dedicated to producing quality work results, and must be extremely attentive to detail.
Employment is contingent on receiving an interim Secret clearance.
The following skills are desired but not required:
Exposure to web development. Experience with real-time programming, cluster computing, numerical modeling, or signal processing. Experience with OpenGL, or other graphical software packages.
Candidates with an active DoD security clearances are strongly desired.
Covid Guidance for the US
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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