Software Engineering Intern

Leonardo DRS - Arlington, VA

Part-time | Internship
Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.
Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.
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Position Summary – Software Engineering Intern

Work closely with, learn from, and assist software engineers in the development of various engineering assignments related to state-of-the-art products by executing SW design, coding, and documentation tasks, and assist in the testing of software within finished products, systems or subsystems. This is a paid, part-time internship opportunity.


Melbourne, FL

Primary & Essential Accountabilities

Carry out basic SW engineering tasks that will help in understanding SW development procedures and product development while learning new SW engineering skills.

Conduct limited scope development and/or testing under the supervision of other SW engineers

Complete assigned tasks on time, while developing skills that allow for more autonomy.

You may be called upon to help in investigations needed to solve SW or HW problems by leveraging your strengths in software development and debugging skills.

Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network

Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices

Learn, support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization.

Other duties as assigned

Years Experience

0+ years

Level of Education

High School Diploma/GED; Some progress towards college degree in engineering field


Enrolled in a 4 year Software or Electrical Engineering program.

At least 2 years of college completed with 3.0 GPA or better.

Experience with Python preferred.

Strong communication and organizational skills.

Ability to solve complex problems using your natural curiosity.

Work effectively as a member of a team or on individual tasks.

Leonardo DRS and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL