Technical Intern - Software Engineering (Summer 2020)

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking software engineering interns to provide support on a variety of development, testing, and research projects. Primary focus of work will be project dependent, but include areas such as:

  • The application of Machine Learning in the areas of:
    • cyber security
    • autonomous command and control
    • cloud infrastructure/analytics
  • Cross domain innovation and research
  • Graphical User Interface development
  • Scripting for automating software testing procedures

The intern will work with our team of software engineers, machine learning practitioners, and cross domain experts to develop solutions critical to our customers in completing their mission. Due to the R&D focus of our customer set, technologies frequently change between projects and individual projects encompass multiple technologies. Frequently, however, the development languages of choice are Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, and Python. Candidate need not have experience in all of these languages. The successful candidate should be able to analyze a problem space and recommend the appropriate technologies and algorithms needed to develop effective solutions.

These positions will start in Summer 2020.

Typical Education & Experience

Required Skills and Education
Software development experience
• Java/JavaScript programming experience
• Unix/Linux experience
• Pursuing Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or relevant area (completed Junior year as of May 2019)
• Motivated individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong communication and teamwork skills
• Eligible for security clearance

Preferred Skills and Education
Experience with common machine learning frameworks (Tensorflow, Caffe, Torch, DL4J, etc.)
• Familiarity with Amazon Web Services
• Familiarity with Agile Development Methodologies
• Automated software testing frameworks (JMeter, Protractor, Sikuli, etc.)
• User Interface Design/Development experience
• Experience with Python
• Local candidates

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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