The MITRE Corporation Cyber Security Software Engineer Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts

Cyber Security Software Engineer Intern

Description

Do you want to develop systems that contribute to solving our nation’s most critical problems? Do you want to be mentored by engineers and scientists that are experts in their fields? Do you want to join over 300 other interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun?

MITRE’s people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges. We are different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

Our workplace reflects our values. We want you to come as an intern and then join us upon completing your degree so that you can experience the gratifying work, our competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.

What do MITRE Cyber Software Engineer Interns do?

Working alongside MITRE engineers or on teams in a lab, MITRE Cyber Engineer Interns help design, develop, and implement solutions and technologies to address the greatest cyberspace challenges of our sponsors. You will be exposed to those with world-class expertise, innovation, and thought leadership to protect the platforms and information technology systems of our government sponsors' and promote their mission and operational success.

From design to operations, you will learn to apply security engineering expertise, innovative concepts, and technology solutions to address every facet of our sponsor's cyber challenges in three key strategic areas: threat-based engineering, design recover and reverse engineering and development of novel cyber capabilities.

What are some examples of last summer’s Cyber Software Engineer Intern ships?

  • Worked on providing windows event data for a larger security project.

  • Reverse engineer specific power supply for faults and vulnerabilities.

  • Building next generation reverse engineering tools and approaches

  • Performed a deep analysis of an operational system to understand limitations and weaknesses

Qualifications

What does an ideal MITRE Cyber Software Engineer Intern have:

  • Studying computer science, cyber security or related discipline.

  • Basic knowledge of cyber security principles, tools and devices

  • Experience working with design recovery, software analysis, and/or reverse engineering tools

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following--Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; Database design & development including SQL.

  • Have cyber related experience gained from academic study and related intern/coop work

  • Sustained excellent in academic performance

  • High level desire to help their nation solve its most critical problems

  • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner

Additional Information

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  • Students need to be enrolled full-time in an accredited degree-seeking university program and intend to be enrolled the following semester, as well (exception--we have a few internships for high school students)\

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  • Many of our jobs welcome those students who have an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.\

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  • We are also looking for new Bachelors, Masters and PhD graduates.\

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Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Maryland-Bethesda, United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs, United States-Virginia-McLean, United States-California-San Diego, United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel No

Job Posting Oct 6, 2017, 9:27:25 AM

Req ID: 00047384