The Virtual Training Systems team at Leidos currently has an opening for several Virtual Simulation Research Interns to work in our Orlando, Florida office at 6333 McCoy Road. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and talent to assist in the development of new simulation software for a wide range of virtual training and immersive environment applications. We research and produce new solutions to advance the state of the art for simulations that are used to train individuals and teams in a wide range of mission-critical tasks. Come help us advance technology while you learn and innovate. This is a part-time (12-24 hours/week), year-round, on-site position. Schedule may be changed by semester to support flexibility around classes. We want you to graduate.
Performs duties in support of and as part of a software simulation R&D team. Operates under daily direction from software design engineers to conduct tasks of basic to medium complexity. Constructs software development environment, writes software, specifies & tests scenarios, applies software development principles and skills to create or prove new techniques/technologies, etc. Acts as part of the team to accomplish tasks required to advance the mission of the Modeling, Simulation & Training Division.
Enrolled as an undergraduate/graduate student in an Orlando local undergraduate/graduate degree producing learning institution. Prefer Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics majors with at least 4 semesters left to degree completion.
- Active learner, willing to solve problems and innovate, desire to learn
- Reliable performer, consistent on-site and on-time attendance
- Completed Courses using some of C++, C#, C, Java, Python or have demonstrated proficiency
- Enrolled in classes such Software Engineering, Virtual Reality, Computer Graphics, Gaming
- If UCF CS student, have already passed UCF CS Foundation Exam, or completed Data Structures I or equivalent course with a B+ or better.
- Must pass a standard background investigation
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance
- US citizenship required
- If undergraduate, small task software robotic development project experiences, Unity or Unreal applications development.
- If graduate, working on a technical masters (engineering, computer science, mathematics) to build upon a software focused undergraduate degree