Firmware EE Intern


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Electrical Engineering Intern for our Arlington, VA office. We are seeking a candidate to work with our engineering and production teams as we develop and produce cutting-edge solutions to challenging defense-related problems. As an intern, you will work with experienced engineers in a hands-on environment which offers the opportunity to work on real-world problems. You will apply what you have already learned while gaining additional skills and knowledge as you work under the direction (mentorship) of a more senior engineer.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Support analysis, design and simulation of algorithms in hardware descriptor languages, HDL (VHDL, Verilog) for RF sensor systems.
  • Perform design constraints generation and verification as well as evaluate synthesis and timing performance reports.
  • Apply signal processing concepts such as FFTs, channelizers and digital filters.
  • Analyze schematic diagrams for hardware involving high-speed digital and/or analog circuitry in associated FPGA-centric systems.
  • Assist in compilation and completion of technical documentation
  • Provide occasional technical support and/or field support planning, and other field support in general if needed.

Basic Qualifications
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical engineering, Computer Science or comparable with an average 3.0 GPA
  • Enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering degree program
  • Completion of freshman-level engineering curriculum
  • U.S. citizen- Ability to obtain DoD security clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • Practical knowledge of lab test equipment and measurement methods
  • Experience with at least one FPGA Integrated Design Environment tool set
  • Experience in signal processing theory and communications systems and the ability to apply theoretical knowledge in resolving real world problems
  • Knowledge of Software languages such as Matlab, C++ and Python
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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