Internship Opportunity at S.P.A.

  • Posted on: 8 November 2016
  • By: admin

Dr. Su wanted to forward on this oportunity. The link to this application is here.

Systems Planning and Analysis INC.

Summer Internship/Software Engineer (SSAG)
Job Code: 2016-196
Job Type: Internship
Location: Alexandria, VA

The Software Engineer Internship will be focused on improving SPA’s analytic software management practices, particularly in areas such as version control, documentation, object oriented software design principles, and continuous integration. We are looking for teammate who enjoys solving problems and providing helpful, constructive critical feedback for the good of the products and processes.
• Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent technical field.
• Experience with Jira, Git, Python or Matlab is required
• The candidate should have hands-on experience implementing good software engineering management practices. Ideally, this experience would have been gained on analytic software projects. .
• Must be capable of breaking down complex issues into simplified problem statements and laying out objective approaches to identify and compare the merits of competing solutions.
• Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary and experience with presenting materials to clients or to large groups are required.
• Must also be proficient in using MS Office.
• Candidates must be able to work independently and as part of a team, and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
• U.S. citizenship is required. Candidates will be subject to a security investigation.

Will help evaluate existing software management practices, provide evidence-based critical feedback, provide recommendations for improvement, help implement changes, and support training staff on recommended areas of improvement