Cyber Security Researcher Intern - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon CODEX, 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.

Raytheon CODEX is seeking current college students for Cyber Security Researcher Intern positions located in Melbourne, Florida to support engineering activities and senior engineers on programs for Summer 2020.

Key areas of focus include:
* Reverse Engineering
* Vulnerability Research
* Emulation

* Wireless and Network Communications
* Hypervisors
* Malware
* Mobile/Embedded Development
* Win32/Linux Kernel development
* Constraint Solving

Basically, if it runs a processor, we’ve seen it, we’ve broke it, and 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.

Required Qualifications:
Development experience in C, C++, or Python and familiarity with at least one common low-level architecture (x86, ARM, etc).

Desired Qualifications:
Depending on the role’s focus; Vulnerability Research, Reverse Engineering, or Software Developer, you should be able demonstrate ability in the related skillsets.

The strongest candidates will have a variety of low-level operating systems experience as well as cross-platform vulnerability research or software development. If you've written everything from a kernel paged pool exploit to a simple user land stack-based buffer overflow, emulated a NES boot ROM or modified an emulator to add your own instrumentation, or developed a kernel module to communicate to a USB device; 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.

Required Education:
*Must have obtained sophomore, junior or senior status by Summer of 2020 (Candidate for graduation in 2021, 2022, and 2023)
*Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
*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 2023)

(Salary Grade/level ST03 position requires a minimum of rising Junior level class status (graduating 2022)

(Salary Grade/level ST04 position requires a minimum of rising Senior level class status (graduation 2021)

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

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