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Software Engineering Intern


Software Engineering


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for Software Engineering Intern for the Global Solutions Management – Operations II (GSM-O II) contract. This contract includes the Operations, Sustainment, Maintenance, Repair and Defense of the Defense Information System Network (DISN) within the DOD Information Network (DODIN) in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). This role is primarily remote, but candidates must be within commuting distance to Scott AFB, IL or Ft. Meade, MD for on-site support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, document, test and deploy software written in Python, JavaScript, Java and SQL.

  • Create Kibana visualizations and dashboards using React to provide information to users and support staff.

  • Develop Kafka system integrations between Elasticsearch/Logstash and other systems.

  • Develop robotic process automation (RPA) bots.

  • Assist with the deployment, configuration, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, updates/upgrades of Kafka and Elastic clusters and environments.

  • Develop automated tests using Ansible, Selenium, JMeter, Junit and/or other applicable tools.

  • Develop automated CI/CD build/deployment pipelines using Jenkins, Artifactory, Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible and Bitbucket.

  • Work with an Agile team, attend daily scrums and demonstrate working software while collaborating with a geographically distributed (remote) team.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve installation, infrastructure and system issues.

  • Proactively and independently identify, report, monitor, and mitigate technical risks.

  • Frequently communicate and collaborate with other team members to ensure successful completion of project objectives.

Basic Qualifications

  • Pursuing a BS or MS degree from an accredited college/university in a related field of study.

  • Software development experience with Python, Java and SQL. Working knowledge of HTML and JavaScript.

  • Experience with distributed version control software such as Git and Bitbucket.

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of Software Engineering.

  • Experience developing software on a UNIX command line platform.

  • Strong communication skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team.

  • Ability to obtain interim Secret DoD Security clearance prior to start date.

  • US citizenship required.

  • Ability to obtain Security+ certification or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT II certification within 14 days of start date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Web development experience, specifically using HTML, JavaScript and UI frameworks such as React.

  • Experience working remotely with a geographically dispersed team.

  • Full software lifecycle experience (design, development, test, deployment), including deployment to a production environment.

  • Experience developing software in a containerized environment with Kubernetes and/or Docker.

  • Experience designing, building and deploying DevOps pipelines with Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory and Ansible (or equivalent tools).

  • Experience designing, developing and deploying software in a cloud environment (AWS is a plus).

  • Experience with Atlassian tools, including JIRA and Confluence.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $44,200.00 - $79,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.