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Computer Science Intern - Fall 22'

SOFWERX is a venue operated under an agreement between the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and DefenseWERX, designed to increase collaboration and innovation in order to solve the most difficult warfighter problems. SOFWERX is a forum for accelerating delivery of innovative capability, and facilitating capability refinement through exploration, experimentation, and assessment of promising technology. SOFWERX is in the heart of Ybor City, at a neutral, easily accessible facility.

− Design, prototype, and test various software systems.
− Designs, builds, deploys, and maintains applications and infrastructure inside the AWS Cloud.
− Assist with conducting research on related technology-focused topics − Consult and engage with subject matter experts

− Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering Data Science or similar
− Junior or Senior level, with a current GPA of 3.0 or above
− Strong background in software development
− Experience with Java, Python, and Javascript programming languages is preferred
− Experience with linux based systems
− Experience with different AWS services is desired.
− Knowledge in RESTful API architecture
− Strong troubleshooting skills
− Good planning and organizational skills
− Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
− Must be willing and able to work in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
− Must participate in weekly market research and submit minimum required entries for new capabilities, technologies, companies, organizations, etc. that could contribute to the innovative ideas needed to create solutions for the warfighter.

Time commitment:
− Hours of operation are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday
− Position requires a minimum of 15 hours and a maximum of 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters and up to 30 hours during the Summer semester.

− Receive direct supervision from the Data Science Lead
− Engage in employee events, such as team building
− Build resume and explore career options
− Apply skills and knowledge to the workplace
− Upon successful completion of the internship, will be provided with a letter of recommendation

Rate of Pay:
− $14 - $15 per hour depending on experience and year in school
− Opportunity for follow-on internship based on performance