JOB TITLE: Cyber Research Intern Location: Herndon, VA Travel Requirements: Travel to other LGS Loca...
JOB TITLE: Cyber Research Intern Location: Herndon, VA Travel Requirements: Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary Description LGS Innovations, delivering next generation solutions that solve the most complex sensing, networking and communications challenges facing our U.S. Federal Government Customers, is seeking a Cyber Research Intern for our Herndon, VA location. LGS Innovations, a leader in government telecommunications and network integration, is seeking upper classman/student summer interns and BS, MS, PhD employee candidates to work at our research and technology Labs in Florham Park, New Jersey as a Cybersecurity Research Intern. The ideal candidate for this role will perform research, design and software development in various aspects of cyber, analytics, machine learning, optimization and computer networking. We are seeking the 'best and brightest' with a passion to solve tough challenges through innovation and the application of science and technology to catalyze impactful solutions for our customers. . Join a fast-moving, high-performing multidisciplinary team with a record of success and opportunity for advancement. Roles and Responsibilities: * Research solutions to challenging cyber, analytics, machine learning, optimization and computer networking problems * Design, implement and test research prototype software * Integrate software into larger system, design test cases and evaluate solution effectiveness * Contribute to high performance technical teams to innovate and execute both short-term and long-term project goals * Contribute to briefing project results and demo software and/or hardware to technical and non-technical audiences * Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary * Understand and adhere to all LGS Ethical and Compliance policies * Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S policies and procedures * Perform other duties as required * Obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level to perform the job Qualifications Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: * BS, MS, PhD (in progress) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering * Willingness to learn new skills and eagerness to investigate new problems both independently and as part of a small team * Broad computer science, analytics, machine learning, optimization and/or networking background, which may include knowledge in cybersecurity, IP networking, and software development * Strong analytical skills with the ability to independently solve problems * Software development and software engineering life cycle experience in current languages and best practices * Working knowledge of IP (v4 and v6) and computer and network security * Ability to obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level necessary to perform the duties of the position Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: * Network security, especially security of the public Internet * Security strengths and weaknesses of protocols at the network, transport, and application layers * Intrusion detection systems, information security systems, firewalls, antivirus systems, and honeypots * Fingerprinting, scanning, and hacking techniques * Machine learning and data analytics * Optimization, cryptography and other advanced algorithms * Experience with distributed computing and mobile ad hoc networking protocols and implementations * Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas For a listing of all LGS Innovations open positions, please visit our website at https://www.lgsinnovations.com/careers. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled www.dhs.gov/E-Verify E-Verify? is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.SDL2017