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Software Developer Intern

Leidos is seeking a talented Software Developer Intern who is ready to help design and develop software solutions for our clients in a fast-paced, real-world environment. This paid internship full-time for a minimum of 8 weeks or maximum of 12 weeks during the summer depending on interns’ availability.


The intern will assist technology co-workers to review current application state, identify opportunity to fine tune applications and maximize efficiencies while following our code best practice standards. You will be part of a software development team maximizing our best-in-class customer experience! This will be a valuable experience for any student pursuing a career in information technology. The 100% telework position supports a contract for Indian Health Service, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. 


At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, keep reading! Every position one takes is more rewarding when the “why” behind the position it is better understood. Know that your work makes a difference to those who need it most. Find your passion in a team environment where all members are valued. We are excited for you to take your place in our Leidos Family.


Find your “Why” with us!

•Working with a dynamic team to design, develop, integrate, test, transition to production, and maintain software applications.

•Collaborate amongst various functional teams, analysts, and architects.

•Work with web application technologies, including CSS, JavaScript, Python, SQL.


Primary Responsibilities

Duties include building JavaScript and Python scripts to manage and validate data entered into the existing system.

Assist in designing and developing enhancements to system.

Software debugging.

Testing software and fixing problems.

US Citizenship Requirements


Basic Qualifications

Must currently be pursuing a degree in an Information Technology discipline such Software Development, Engineering, or Information Systems.


US Citizenship Requirements

Candidate must be able to obtain an SF-85P Public Trust clearance from the customer.

Two years of academic or professional work experience

The student must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at the Junior/Senior level.

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Has working knowledge of CSS, JavaScript, Python, SQL

Able to create process diagrams and write Test Plans

Fluent in Microsoft Windows operating system environment


Preferred Qualifications

Ability to perform software troubleshooting and resolve operational issues.

Basic understanding of application and software development security principles.

Strong analytical and communication skills.

Knowledge of cross-platform development tools. Some commercial application experience preferred.