Security Engineer Intern at Leidos

Internship Position in Columbia

Accredited Testing & Evaluation (AT&E) Team is looking for a Summer Intern to work onsite in Columbia, MD. AT&E comprises of two product testing laboratories testing commercial products to government security standards such as FIPS 140-2 Cryptographic Modules and Common Criteria. Leidos is one of the largest testing laboratories in both of these fields. A summer intern will support the AT&E team is setting up and maintaining lab test environments as well as developing testing tools to increase the efficiency of the testing process. A summer intern will also be exposed to security product testing by supporting testing activities such as physical and tamper evidence testing of hardware security products as well as source code review of software security products.


  • Develop and program test tools to aid in efficient security testing
  • Test environment set up
  • Lab equipment organization and infrastructure maintenance
  • Physical and tamper evidence testing of hardware security products
  • Source Code Review (such, as but not limited to, C, C++, Java)



  • Working on a BS in the fields of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering required
  • Some programming and basic network penetration experience preferred
  • Interest in the IT Security field

Leidos Overview

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cyber Security