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Intern - Software Engineering (Summer 2022)

Location: 

Germantown, MD, US, 20876

Job ID: 102796 

 

The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies.  From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

Job Summary

DRS Signal Solutions is looking for current students for an opportunity to contribute to technical projects and tasks in the relevant area of interest/study. This particular opening is for a Software Engineering Intern during Summer 2022 that is expected to contribute in embedded software development, integration, and test.  This internship is for up to 90 days during summer 2022, dates flexible within this time based on student needs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct limited scope testing under the supervision of engineers
  • Compete assigned tasks on time
  • Gather and assemble data for engineers
  • Conduct design analysis and/or calculations under the supervision of engineers
  • Assist engineers with appropriate design details
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned
     

Job Responsibilities Part II

Additional responsibilites may include:

  • Apply computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis concepts and principles in the development of software for the target application
  • Under the direction of engineers, work closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system
  • Support and participate in all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test of embedded software for real-time control of advanced radio systems
  • Participate in peer reviews, identify, track and repair defects
  • Utilize a variety of software languages (C, C++, Java, Python, Bash) on embedded Linux platforms
  • Carry out basic work instructions that will help in understanding the fundamentals of the Company’s Product Lines
  • Assist in creation and maintenance of various build environments and software tools
  • May be required to help in research in a particular field
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices

Qualifications

  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited Software/Computer Engineering or Computer Science degree program (or related scientific/technical discipline) at a sophomore level or higher
  • Must have an overall and in major GPA of 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Relevant course studies may include: Operating Systems, Object-Oriented Programming, Database Management Systems, Computer Architecture, Data Structures, Algorithms & Complexity
  • Experience with programming languages such as C/C++, Java. Scripting with Python and Bash
  • Previous internship/co-op experience preferred
  • For compliance with Executive Order 14042 candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company’s desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #AIS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC