National Security Solutions Internship – Software Working Group Developer Intern

KBR, Inc.

Ann Arbor, MI


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National Security Solutions Internship - Software Working Group Developer Intern

Who We Are

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity. KBR strives to create a safer, more secure and sustainable world by bringing together the best and brightest to deliver technologies and solutions that help our customers accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.

The Mission Ahead

This role is with KBR’s Government Solutions U.S. division. At KBR Government Solutions, we don't just envision a world that's safer, more secure, and sustainable - we create it. Our legacy of delivering advanced full life cycle professional and technical solutions is matched only by our commitment to operational readiness and innovation. As stewards of critical missions for the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, NASA, and other key federal entities, we excel in engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT, and cybersecurity. United in our quest for excellence, KBR stands at the vanguard, ready to transform possibilities into impactful realities for a better tomorrow.

Why Join KBR?

  • Mentorship from experienced subject matter experts
  • Cutting edge projects, relevant to real world challenges
  • Work in a collaborative and dynamic team environment
  • Networking opportunities with other technologists and executives
  • Competitive pay and great company culture

What You’ll Do

KBR is looking for highly motivated rising Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students seeking science, engineering and software development opportunities that provide challenging and meaningful work experience to be a part of our 2024 Intern class.

The Ann Arbor SWG (Software Working Group) is responsible for verification, validation, version control, and deployment of research and production code for the office. The codebase that the SWG maintains is the cornerstone of our business and critical to our long-term success. During the summer you will learn the art of scientific programming, testing, and revision control. You will work with senior members of the SWG on tasks involving validation, unit testing, and regression testing of new and existing scientific code. This will involve analyzing scientific programs developed by members of the technical staff, commenting on them, making computational improvements where feasible, and checking them in to a repository. You will be encouraged to interact with members of the technical staff that developed the programs in order to understand the algorithms they are analyzing.

As a National Security Solutions Intern, you will:

  • Learn and apply state-of-the-art scientific coding practices
  • Perform validation, unit testing, and regression testing of new and existing MATLAB and/or C/C++ scientific code
  • Learn and apply principles of software revision control
  • Document work and make a final presentation

Selected interns for this paid opportunity will be provided with the opportunity to mentor with experienced professionals, gain experience and establish a name for themselves in this high demand career field.

Anticipated Skill Set:

  • Mathematics coursework at the undergraduate calculus level or higher
  • Familiarity with at least one computer programming language
  • Major field of study: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: Average 40 hours per week.

Requirement:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must pass a Security Pre-Screen and have the ability to obtain a security clearance.

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY AT KBR

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture.

These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.

We Deliver – Together.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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