System and Test Intern

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Leidos is seeking a talented System Engineering and Test Intern, to  join the Geophysics and Electronic Systems team on unattended ground sensor (UGS) programs in San Diego, CA.


The intern will have a variety of duties which include laboratory and outdoor testing of UGS devices, analysis of UGS sensor and system performance, and the development of UGS concepts. The intern will work closely with senior engineers to learn about UGS technologies.


The Systems Engineering and Test intern will be assisting an R&D program with device- and system-level performance assessments, integration and test, and field testing. These responsibilities will require the intern to operate and analyze data from Leidos-developed UGS under the guidance of senior engineers. The intern will assist in developing material for users’ manuals and related deliverable documents. The intern will also assist to develop concepts for UGS technologies and to provide background material for white papers.


  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering.
  • Applicant must have successfully completed a minimum of four semesters of undergraduate engineering education with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required- must be eligible to obtain a DoD Secret level clearance.


The following skills are required:

  • Analysis using MATLAB or equivalent tools
  • Operation of general lab equipment: power supplies, oscilloscopes, etc.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience programming in C/C++
  • Tradespace exploration tools/techniques


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 www.Leidos.com. 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.
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