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Software Engineer Intern

Job ID: 2117479
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Student
Subcategory: Intern
Schedule: Casual (includes On Call and Temporary)
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has an opening for a Software/Test/Network Engineering Intern to support a government Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) lab operating tactical HW in a Test and Analysis environment.  Activities include lab infrastructure layout and design, installation of cables/equipment, network integration, operating system installation and necessary management and maintenance to sustain a classified Authority to Operate (ATO) for the lab facility. Located onsite at Redstone Arsenal, AL.

Job Description:

The intern will provides technical support, either within the company or in support of customer contracts, on assignments using established procedures. Candidates are primarily engaged in the technical or scientific disciplines through the course of college study.


Required Education:

HS and two (2) years of experience; currently enrolled in college for technical degree such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Computer Information Systems.

Required Clearance:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance; US Citizenship is required. 

Required skills:

  • Proficiency in basic computer skills, virtual meeting, and using cloud based tools. 
  • Solid work experience with customers/resolving issues while meeting schedule requirements.
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems, languages, and tools the candidate should be familiar with includes Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Linux, C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Perl, Python, Subversion, and Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • Experience operating and testing 3D graphical displays.
  • Knowledge designing and writing both formal and informal test procedures.
  • Knowledge Cisco IOS installation, maintenance and STIG management as required for switching, routing and firewall environments at advance configuration and troubleshooting skill levels.
  • Must possess good oral and written communications skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be motivated, adaptable, and flexible.
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills with strong attention to detail.    
  • Able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

Preferred Skills:

  • A+ and/or Network+ Certifications
  • CompTIA Security+ certification
  • Understanding of Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) software


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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