Cybersecurity Research Intern
Peraton Labs3.0
Basking Ridge, NJ
Job description

We an Intern who will work on applied research projects in one or more key areas related to cyber security and systems research. Qualified applicants must be able to perform applied research and development in one or more key areas of interest:

  • Full-spectrum cyber operations, including CND, CNA, and CNO.
  • Software reverse engineering & exploitation
  • Malware analysis
  • Network protocol development, analysis, and reverse engineering
  • Host and network-based forensics analysis
  • Machine learning methods as applied to cyber security problems
  • Program analysis (including vulnerability detection and/or remediation)
  • AI planning and reasoning as applied to cyber security problems
  • Red-team experience in cyber exercises
Requires High School level plus some advanced training. 2-3 years of experience.

Additional requirements include:

  • US Citizenship required.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience building systems in Python or C/C++; additional languages (Java, Rust, Go, etc) is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of Linux and Windows platforms
  • Familiarity with the principles and technologies used in modern TCP/IP networks
  • Ability to integrate, build, and test high-quality technical solutions
  • Effective communication and writing skills
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
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Perspecta Labs, the R&D organization of Perspecta, is a small, collegial group with a strong research environment and smart, engaging colleagues. Staff work on a wide variety of interesting research projects for diverse customers which provides ample opportunity to learn and apply new technologies and tools.

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I enjoyed working across departments with my peers and management in a very interesting telecommunications environment. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to have worked with many former Bellcore employees that were very generous in sharing the knowledge and time.