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IT Operations Co-op Fall 2018 - CIPHER

Atlanta, GA
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IT Operations Co-op Fall 2018 - CIPHER

ID: 493686
Type: Students: Co-op
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Technology

Job Description

The CIPHER (Cybersecurity, Information Protection, and Hardware Evaluation) Laboratory is a leader in developing the technologies that secure, defend, and respond to threats within our country’s information, distribution, and network systems at GTRI. CIPHER provides high-impact solutions to some of today’s most challenging cybersecurity problems for both government and industry, while also developing far-reaching high-risk high-payoff cyber technologies to respond to future threats. Research areas include cyber threats and countermeasures, secure multi-level information sharing, resilient command and control network architectures, reverse engineering, information operations and exploitation, quantum computing and sensing, and data analytics.

The CIPHER-IT division is looking for co-op students for Fall 2018. The co-op students will be members of our IT Operations support team utilizing our Service Desk to help our customers in CIPHER. Students working for us will work on support tickets, in which they will support and secure Windows, Linux, and macOS systems for advanced engineers and developers. Students will also gain experience with networking, application/machine virtualization, and programming/scripting.

Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Must be registered for co-op credit with your university for the Fall 2018 semester
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interests in learning Information Technology operations
  • Basic level knowledge of computer hardware and various operating systems
  • Desire to grow as a future IT professional
  • Ability to collaborate, communicate effectively, and work as a team with others

Hours per Week

32-40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required


Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire


Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



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