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Algorithm Development - Intern

Orlando, Florida

Job ID: 568060BR Date posted: Aug. 30, 2021 Locations: Orlando, Florida Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is inviting talented college students to apply to our competitive Algorithm Development Internship Program to bring advanced capabilities to our innovative product lines. Click here to learn more about Lockheed Martin MFC

Prospective students should currently be enrolled in a STEM degree program at an accredited college or university. They should have strong interests in large-scale data analysis, the design and development of high-performing algorithms deployed to embedded systems. Flexible onboarding dates are available for the Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022 semesters. Internship durations can span from 3 to 6 months.
Interns participating in the Algorithm Development Program will gain valuable skills and experience in one or more of these critical technological areas and have opportunities to see their work deployed in our state of the art products:

• Image & Signal Processing
• Multi-Object Tracking and Object Classification
• Supervised Machine Learning / Deep Learning / AI
• Dynamics Modeling (6-Degrees of Freedom)
• Optimal State Estimation & Kalman Filtering
• Navigation (inertial, GPS-aided, terrain-aided, celestial-aided)
• Computer Vision
• Pattern Recognition
• Numerical Methods
• Probabilistic Modeling & Monte Carlo Methods
• Multivariate Statistics and Hypothesis Testing
• Aircraft Attitude Estimation
• Gimbal Control and Precision Pointing
• Physics Modeling of Motion Sensing Devices (gyros, accelerometers, magnetometers)
• Physics Modeling and Simulation of Electro-Optical Systems (telescopes and focal plane arrays)
• Physics of Infrared Photon Detectors
• Radiometry
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelors, Masters, and PhD students specializing in Computer Science, Machine Learning/AI, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering are especially encouraged to apply.

• Candidates must be eligible for a DoD Security Clearance.
Desired Skills:
• Coursework in linear algebra, multivariate calculus, and statistics

• Familiarity with MATLAB or Python language for large-scale data analysis

• Strong programming skills that can translate to C++ development in a Linux environment

• A strong sense of curiosity and an innovative spirit
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, Lockheed Martin will require all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date. Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.missingAbility to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: Part-Time as assigned by leaderSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Co-op/Summer InternBusiness Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROLRelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Systems Engineering: Other Type: Part-Time Shift: First
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