Group 33--Summer Research Program Intern-Software Development

Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Advanced Sensor Systems and Testbeds Group (Group 33) is looking for summer interns to assist staff members working on a broad range of research programs. From designing and fielding test beds, to prototyping experimental systems that help to evaluate and demonstrate discrimination algorithms, sensor fusion, and signal processing concepts for improved performance of over-the-horizon radars and airborne air defense radars, our group is involved in developing sensor prototypes around the globe. The opportunity for optional field work may be available for interested individuals. 

Job Description


Our systems and testbeds run on software. The successful candidate will help our software team with development of real-time systems, signal processing, algorithms, and analysis. Software interns may specialize in low- or high-level programming language projects. A multidisciplinary team is required to develop advanced RF sensor prototypes and analyze the resulting data produced by them. Therefore, we are looking for interns from a wide range of backgrounds, including candidates pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, physics, mathematics, or other technical fields. Specific project assignments may be tailored to the interest and background of the candidate.


Position Qualifications


  • Current enrollment in a program working toward a BS, MS, or PhD degree in in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, physics, mathematics, or other technical fields

  • Minimum 3.5 GPA strongly desired

  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills

  • Python, C++, or Julia experience desired

  • Git version control experience; CI/CD experience desired

  • MATLAB skills are desired

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.


To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: 38659 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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