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Defense Engineering Intern

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Job ID: 2206976
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 7, 2022
Category: Student
Subcategory: Intern Technical
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:
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Job Description


SAIC has an opening for a Defense Engineering Intern to support onsite at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.

Job Description:

  • Limited use and/or application of technical principles, theories, and concepts. 
  • Receives assignments in the form of specific tasks for the work to be completed. 
  • Work is reviewed by management to measure meeting objectives and schedules. 
  • Supports preparation of detail design. 
  • Support development with embedded software for military systems.


  • Mechanical Engineering - develop preliminary designs and prototypes based on functional decomposition of requirements using CAD/CFD/FEA, modeling, simulation, analysis, traditional fabrication, and rapid prototyping
  • Software Engineering – support full software life cycle development (requirements analysis, design, code, integration, test, documentation and support) following CMMI processes for military systems
  • Cloud Engineering – support and deliver cloud solutions using a highly automated, cloud-hosted toolset; agile practices; and DevSecOps production chains to rapidly build, test, and deploy
  • Test Engineering - assist with static and dynamic design and analysis of mechanical systems, equipment and packages.  



  • Currently enrolled in college for STEM/technical degree path and one (1) years of experience.


  • Proficiency in basic computer skills, virtual meeting, and using cloud based tools. 
  • Solid work experience with customers/resolving issues while meeting schedule requirements.
  • 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.    
  • Ability to encourage, inspire, and participate in teamwork.


  • Must have an active Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required). 

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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