Technical Intern 1 - Software Support
Baton Rouge, LA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job/Internship Description

ARA is seeking a Technical Intern to join our team in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We are a 100% employee-owned scientific research and engineering company dedicated to solving critical national problems to improve our safety, security, and way of life. You will work with other developers and engineers to design and develop products for a diverse range of clients. As a member of our development team, you will work in an agile environment focused on delivering high-quality software to our clients.

Up to four internships are available for qualified undergraduate or graduate students studying towards a career in software development. The possibility of a transition to full-time employment is possible. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Up to 40 hours/week (during summer) and reduced hours (20 to 30 hours/week) during the school year (dependent upon available work). ARA's interns are valued members of the team, tasked with work that is critical to the success of our projects.

What We Do

Our software development projects involve:

  • Designing, developing, and debugging applications in C#, Java, or JavaScript
  • Frontend frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue
  • Performing code analysis and review
  • Designing and implementing graphical user interfaces
  • Unit testing
  • Documenting software functionality
  • Software support after release

Basic Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • Some knowledge (or relevant coursework) of agile development methods
  • Some knowledge (or relevant coursework) of C#, Java, or JavaScript
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in small team settings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience (or relevant coursework) with a frontend framework (React, Angular, or Vue)
  • Understanding of responsive web design
  • Experience (or relevant coursework) with AWS services


  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group


  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science or higher in Computer Science or related field

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Position Summary
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As soon as possible
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