Undergraduate Internship/Co-op Program - Apps Developer
|Work Schedule:||Full Time|
|Salary:||$41,142 - $43,493 ($19.71 - $20.83 per hour)|
|Location:||Washington, DC metropolitan area|
Students serving as Apps Developer interns work side-by-side with Agency technologists specializing in an array of technology stacks. Working in one of several offices that directly support analysis, intelligence collection and other business areas, students analyze, develop and deploy innovative information/software systems and capabilities to enhance the CIA's capabilities to collect, produce and disseminate intelligence.
Students directly participate in team environments and via structured development lifecycles, analyze and define local and/or enterprise information system requirements, perform system/application design, develop capability prototypes, and develop and implement operational information systems. There are also opportunities for hands-on research and exploration of leading-edge commercial technologies through application/integration of technology in delivering IT solutions.
Students are expected to learn how to leverage the latest technologies to include Big Data Analytics, Amazon Web Services, Scaled Agile/Agile Software Development and Design, DevOps practices, Application and system security, and System Engineering for N-Tier/Services Oriented Architecture applications.
Interns generally are required to work either a combination of one semester and one summer internship or two summer internships. Co-op students work on an alternating semester or quarterly basis and are expected to spend a minimum of three semesters or four quarters (this can include a summer tour) on the job prior to graduation.
Offices of the CIA - Directorate of Digital Innovation
The Directorate of Digital Innovation (DDI) is at the forefront of defining the future of digital expertise within the CIA. DDI focuses on developing the workforce with cutting-edge skills, investing in IT infrastructure, and modernizing the way the Agency does business. DDI officers help accelerate the integration of innovative methods and tools to enhance the CIA's cyber and digital capabilities on a global scale and ultimately help safeguard our nation. Learn more about the Directorate of Digital Innovation
Life at CIA:
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events - as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.
- Pursuing undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar IT Engineering discipline
- GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Computer proficiency, good interpersonal and communication skills, some working knowledge of program languages, application development and the ability to work in a team environment
- Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
- Availability to work two 90-day tours prior to graduation
- Attending school on a full-time basis before/following this internship
The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
- Your resume.
- A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for one or more positions.
- Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.
ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.
All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.
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