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Graduate Intern - Software Engineering / Cyber - Summer 2018
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Raytheon Company | Columbia, MD
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Job Description

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Raytheon BBN Technologies is one of Raytheon’s premier research and development centers. Our diverse research portfolio combines the best technologies to deliver innovative, custom solutions with real-world benefit.

Be part of a close-knit team solving some of the hardest challenges in host and network security in a fun and exciting work environment. We are seeking a current or upcoming graduate student to intern with our Cyber Security team located in Columbia, MD. The ideal candidate will have proven interest in advance cyber technologies and be skilled in software design, coding, and testing.

Qualified candidates must have a strong desire to develop advanced solutions to complex, cutting-edge problems of importance to national security that span the entire computing environment. An understanding of the research process is preferred. Example research areas include physical system architectures, networking protocols, and cyber-physical systems. Typical projects result in proof-of-concept and/or proof-of-existence capabilities that often achieve first-of-their-kind innovations in a particular field.

As an intern you will contribute to a project sponsored by the U.S. Government working in agile, collaborative teams of 3-5 technical staff developing technology for domains like intrusion detection and prevention, malware analysis, reverse engineering, cyber testing, mobile app analysis, and cyber-physical systems. Come help us design, prototype, and test the next generation of advance cyber technologies!

• Student pursuing a MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related technical field
• Available to work 40 hours per week, summer 2017 and possibly part-time during the school year

We're looking for candidates with the following skills:
• Proven interest in cyber-related technologies
• Strong programming skills, particularly in C/C++ or Java but also x86 (or other) assembly language, Python or Perl

Interest or experience with any of the following areas is a plus:
• Networking code development
• Operating system internals and/or kernel development
• Network protocol analysis techniques
• Virtualization and sandboxing
• Security topics like fuzzing, memory analysis, malware techniques, cryptography, etc.
• Static and dynamic binary analysis
• Low-level knowledge of any consumer electronics CPU (e.g., ARM)
• Large-scale problem solving and system engineering

Desired experience:
Willingness and ability to obtain a U.S. government security clearance for which the Dept. of Defense requires U.S. citizenship. Active clearance highly desirable.
Requisition ID 103215BR
Date updated 09/12/2017
Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
None / Not Required

Computer Science
Research & Development

Type Of Job

Administrative Services

Work Location
MD - Columbia

About Raytheon Company

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Company's Missile Systems designs, develops and manufactures precision missile systems, including air to air, strike, Naval Weapons Systems, land combat, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Missile Systems is proud to employee 11,000 professionals at its Tucson, Arizona headquarters.

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