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Cyber Software Engineer Co-Op (Spring 2018)

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Date:
8/31/2017 4:00:25 PM
Location:
Chantilly, VA US
Company:
Battelle
Job Description:

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

 

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

 

We are currently seeking a Cyber Software Engineer Co-Op for Spring 2018. This position is in Chantilly, VA.  Come in for an interview to find out why Battelle is right for you.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Do you like solving the hardest computing problems in the world, working on research projects you are passionate about, and competitive mini basketball, and bumper pool? Battelle may be the company for you.

 

Battelle Cyber Engineers solve the toughest Computer Science problems in the world. We work in small agile teams to push the bounds of computing technology. Our high-powered computer labs include specialized software and hardware, so our engineers have everything they need to invent new Cyber solutions. 

 

Our team is casual. We usually wear t-shirts and jeans. We are a close-knit group and enjoy participating in social activities outside of work. Whether it is visiting local restaurants, bowling, Korean BBQ, or paintball we always have a good time.

 

Battelle is committed to its employee’s professional growth. We encourage new ideas with our large Internal Research and Development (IRAD) program where engineers work on projects they are passionate about.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Collaborate with the Cyber Innovations Team to improve reverse engineering and embedded system development capabilities, integrating hardware, software, and reverse engineering tasks
  • Support the latest Cyber Innovation Unit’s research and development programs
  • Learn and improve your reverse engineering skills through project and team building activities
  • Conduct and / or participate in assigned technical tasks and activities with minimum supervision and within time and budget constraints.
  • Work independently and effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment; Effectively communicate ideas with other engineers; and Work with minimal supervision

 

THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Current enrollment in an Associate or Bachelor degree program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field of study
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) and at least 1-year of college level coursework completed
  • Experience writing or debugging software code in C or C++ or debugging microcontroller code (C or C++)
  • Interest in one or more of the following areas:
    • Network Security Systems, Information Operations, Information Assurance, and/or Cryptography
    • Computer Network Defense (CND), Computer Network Operations, Information Operations, and/or Cyber Operations
    • Digital design and microcontrollers and/or Cryptography
    • Integrated circuit design and encryption system
  • Ability to demonstrate good organization, communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills
  • Must be a sole US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance

 

THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Ability to apply learned cyber skills to real life scenarios (internships, hack-a-thons, cyber security clubs, CTFs, etc.)
  • Familiarity with disassemblers (IDA Pro, BinaryNinja, etc.) 

  • Experience with one or more of the following areas: 

    • Computer assembly languages x86, x64, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, etc. 

    • High level software languages such as Java, C#, or Python 

    • Software disassembler tools such as IDA pro. 

    • Low level debug tools such as OllyDbg, WinDbg, or gdb 

    • Microcontroller design and assembly languages 

    • Traditional electronics lab equipment supporting test and debug activities 

    • Reverse engineering embedded hardware and software

 

BENEFITS

Battelle is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation. For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

 

For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

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