Vulnerability Researcher Intern

Raytheon Centers of Innovation (COI), part of the company’s Intelligence, Information and Services business, works at the forefront of Cyber Security, providing U.S. government mission solutions. Our work focuses on low-level design and development with small, agile technical teams. We work as partners with end users to create software to address mission-critical objectives. We pursue challenging work with hard problems, and we can see the impact we have on our nation’s security each day.

Key areas of focus include:
* Reverse Engineering
* Vulnerability Research
* Wireless and Network Communications
* Hypervisors
* Malware
* Mobile/Embedded Development
* Win32/Linux Kernel development
* Constraint Solving
* Exploit mitigation techniques

Basically, if it’s in the CNO realm, we’re doing something cool with it.

Information security continues to be a growth industry and we are constantly looking to find the right candidates who can do this challenging work.

Raytheon Centers of Innovation (COI) is seeking a current college student for Vulnerability Researcher Intern positions located in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, Arlington, VA and Melbourne, Florida to support engineering activities and senior engineers on programs for Summer 2017.

Requirements:

Familiarity with at least one common low-level architecture (x86, ARM, etc) is important, as is the ability to conduct vulnerability research against applications compiled for that architecture. Experience with software protection and binary armoring is a plus, and familiarity with modern exploit mitigation techniques and counter-measures is a must.

Development experience is desired, but at least some scripting experience is required. Whether in python, ruby, or some other language, you should be capable of quickly developing the tools needed to help you succeed in your reverse engineering and vulnerability research efforts. The strongest candidates will have a variety of low-level operating systems experience as well as cross-platform vulnerability research. If you’ve written everything from a kernel paged pool exploit to a simple user land stack-based buffer overflow, built your own dynamic instrumentation and integrated a solver to help you identify and reach code, or modified emulators and JIT engines to add your own instrumentation to help you identify entire classes of vulnerabilities, you’ll be right at home.

Candidates must be able to play both sides of the fence, both defeating and developing new and advanced security techniques. Projects will be undertaken in small teams with close coordination with customers to quickly enhance capabilities or resolve issues in existing tools.

Working as part of a team you will also need to be familiar with source management tools such as GIT and subversion

This position requires the ability to access systems that contain information restricted to US Citizens based on certain Federal Government contractual requirements.

Required Education:
*Must have obtained sophomore, junior or senior status by Summer of 2017 (Candidate for graduation in 2018,2019 or 2020)
*Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
*Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired (Please include your GPA on your resume.

This position can be a Salary Grade ST02, Salary Grade ST03, or Salary Grade ST04 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

(Salary Grade/level ST02 position requires a minimum of rising Sophomore level class status (graduating 2020)

(Salary Grade/level ST03 position requires a minimum of rising Junior level class status (graduating 2019)

(Salary Grade/level ST04 position requires a minimum of rising Senior level class status (graduation 2018) 86837

Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; weather and environmental solutions; information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security; and training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism markets. IIS, which operates at nearly 551 sites in 80 countries, is headquartered in Dulles, VA. and generated $6 billion in 2014 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world — both in the marketplace and in the workplace. We strive to hire individuals who reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion in order to advance our culture, develop our employee and leaders, and grow our marketshare with our clients.”

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
None / Not Required

Expertise
Cyber Jobs

Type Of Job
Intern

Campaign
Administrative Services

Work Location
MD – Annapolis Junction
FL – Melbourne
VA – Arlington

Source:https://jobs.raytheon.com/job/-/-/4679/3126229?codes=3640

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