Solution Engineer Intern - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Would you like helping NASA connect with their huge volume of structured and unstructured data? Are you interested in joining a smart, innovative team in an exploratory and fun environment? Do you enjoy coding, but also like working with engineers to solve their business problems? Do you thrive on the challenge and variety that comes with of rapid and agile projects across multiple customers? Do you have a strong willingness to learn?

NASA Knowledge Management Profile

NASA's Knowledge Management suit powers the Information-Driven environment. 

NASA realizes that being data-driven isn't enough, but to continue to explore new frontiers they must capitalize on the value buried away in the huge volume of their unstructured information (text) in addition to structured data.  

NASA's Knowledge Management suit enables information-driven operations by providing a Cognitive Search and Analytics platform that brings together all enterprise information assets and intelligently serves up the most pertinent information and insights regardless of content, source system, or format. We do this through a state-of-the-art engine that applies natural language processing, machine learning, and data modeling to make sense of the vast and rapidly growing content in NASA and external to NASA.

Your role:
  • The Solution Engineer Intern will become a technical expert in NASA's Knowledge Management software focused on implementing the platform and executing rapid and agile projects that delivers advanced knowledge management capability tuned for each of NASA's community of practice. 
  • They will be comfortable with code, complex data sources, and technical nuances of software and hardware. Solution Engineers Interns will help customize agile projects to meet specific requirements, such as custom data visuals or connection to novel data sources and formats.
  • The Intern will receive training on NASA's Sinequa, Alteryx, and Tableau software platform, advanced technology (Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Data Modeling) and tools (Spark, TensorFlow).
Your responsibilities:
  • Deliver on the technical requirements and success criteria for PoCs by working with the customer and with Sinequa, Alteryx, and Tableau's Sales Engineers to understand the customer's needs
  • Give presentations and answer detailed questions on the technical aspects of Sinequa, Alteryx, and Tableau  - architecture, operation, and capabilities
  • Plan and help coordinate staff efforts, coach Solution Engineers, define best practices and promote knowledge sharing to grow the team's ability
  • Configure the Sinequa, Alteryx, or Tableau software to connect to data sources, index and analyze documents, optimize searches, visualize data and tailor the user interface to best represent the results for each unique type of NASA user.


Required Education & Experience

  • Experience with web application development and technologies (such as HTML, CSS, Javascript) and programming with a modern language (such as .NET, C#, Java)

  • Experience in using/developing complex enterprise platforms and applications
  • Deep understanding of the Microsoft Windows operating system and high proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience working in technical areas including structured data, analytics, SQL
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (CS/IS/IT, engineering) 



Bonus points for:

  • Pursuing Master’s degree in a technical field (CS/IS/IT, engineering)

  • Experience in designing software UI and UX focused on user needs and business use cases

  • Experience with search and search platforms

  • Experience with analytics, business intelligence, or data science

  • Experience with Machine Learning and/or Big Data

  • Experience with unstructured data (NLP, text processing)

  • Experience or formal training in databases and structured data





Clearance Requirement
  • Must be able to pass the security screen at NASA and obtain a NASA badge. 

Desired Qualifications