Engineering Intern
Dumfries, VA US
Posted 9 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Engineering Intern
LocationVA - Dumfries

Job Title: Engineering Intern

Location: Dumfries, VA


Interested in being sponsored for a security clearance and kickstarting your career in the defense industry? ALEX - Alternative Experts is now hiring an Engineering Intern with strong creative problem solving skills for an upcoming opening in Dumfries, VA. With a heavy focus on professional development, we are open to considering candidates at various skill levels and from a diverse range of academic disciplines (mechanical engineering, software engineering, mathematics, physics, and more). The successful candidate will become a member of our technical team to assist in the creation of cutting-edge Machine Learning tools using Deep Neural Networks.


  • Meet and maintain Security Clearance Sponsorship eligibility requirements
  • Basic level of proficiency with Python
  • Technical competence and data-oriented personality with willingness to learn on the job
  • Ability to conduct detailed, annotated research
  • Willingness to learn and be a part of a diverse team
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, & Outlook)
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills


  • Competency in Deep Neural Networks
  • Knowledge of Natural Language Processing tools
  • Experience with data science toolkits, such as Python's NLTK, REGEX, SciPy, or NumPy
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, or HBase


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field

ALEX - Alternative Experts, LLC (ALEX) was founded in 2007, and headquartered in Dumfries, Virginia. ALEX is a woman-owned, award-winning and trusted solutions provider and partner. We provide scientific, technical and professional services, specializing in rapidly staffing and managing mission critical programs for both government and commercial organizations. We are the perfect fit for the future.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to allow employees to meet the essential functions of the job, unless those accommodations cause undue hardships on the employer. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at

Woman-Owned Small Business

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Affirmative Action Employer

Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are highly encouraged to apply

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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