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Vulnerability Researcher Intern

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Raytheon

Vulnerability Researcher Intern
Huntsville, AL Internship Paid

Description

Seeking undergraduate and graduate college students for Vulnerability Researcher (VR) and Software Developer internships for Summer of 2019 at Raytheon Cyber Security Innovations (CSI) in Huntsville, AL. CSI’s passion is work that challenges, engages, and empowers real-world mission impact which means our research and development efforts cover the full spectrum of security technologies for computer network operations. Candidates must play both sides of the fence—developing and defeating advanced new security techniques. Projects are undertaken on small teams in close coordination with customers to quickly deliver or enhance capabilities.

The strongest candidates will have a variety of low-level operating systems experience and cross-platform vulnerability research. If you've discovered a kernel paged pool exploit, modified JIT engines to add your own instrumentation to mitigate entire vulnerability classes, created a heap-based buffer overflow with ASLR/DEP defeats, used solvers to highlight interesting call/dataflow graphs, or created custom hardware emulators… you'll be right at home in CSI.

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity-relevant field (e.g. CS, CPE, EE)
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, Bash, Powershell)
  • Proficiency in one or more systems programming languages (e.g. C/C++)
  • Familiarity with low-level architectures (e.g. x86, ARM)
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Computer network operations experience (e.g. CTFs, red/blue teams, pentesting)
  • Networked communications development (e.g. TCP/UDP sockets, Bluetooth, GSM)
  • Reverse engineering experience (e.g. IDA Pro, WinDbg, ollydbg, gdb, objdump)
  • Hardware emulation development (e.g. QEMU, Unicorn, Panda, VHDL)
  • Cryptographic experience (e.g. implementing AES, side channel attacks)
  • Mobile/embedded development (e.g. Android, iOS, Raspberry Pi)
  • Active U.S. Government Security Clearance

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required. Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI government security clearance.

OUR INTERVIEWS:

Our interviews are technical. Come prepared to tell us about your technical background and interests as well as to work through some of our questions on a computer or whiteboard. We hope candidates find our questions to be thought provoking, but we don’t ask brain teasers or tricks. This is a chance to have a dialog with our team, and we hope you will enjoy it!

This position can be for a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Internship based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

  • Freshman status – must have completed up to 29 hours of college credits towards degree as of Summer 2019.
  • Sophomore status – must have completed 30 hours of college credits towards degree and obtained Sophomore status as of Summer 2019.
  • Junior status – must have completed 60 hours of college credits towards degree and obtained Junior status as of Summer 2019.
  • Senior status – must have completed 90 hours of college credits towards degree and obtained Senior status as of Summer 2019.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Us

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Founded in 1922, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, capabilities in C5I (command, control, communications, computing, cyber and intelligence), sensing, effects and mission support services.

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