Software Engineer Co-op (647355)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


Leidos is seeking talented Engineering Co-ops, for our Bethesda, MD offices. We are seeking an energetic, motivated, self-starter’s 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, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical degree, and have at least a 3.2 GPA.

Must be available to work a 6 month co-op.

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.

Candidates with an active DoD security clearances are strongly desired. U.S. Citizenship and eligibility to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance is needed to be considered for employment.

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.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta