Software Engineering Student Assistant -Summer 2021 - CIPHER

Atlanta, GA 30303
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GTRIs Cybersecurity, Information Protection, and Hardware Evaluation Research (CIPHER) Lab seek Student Assistants (SA) to start summer 2021. The students will work closely with researchers to produce high-quality software systems and tools to solve cybersecurity and/or intelligence analysis problems. These systems will work with very large datasets, require careful software design, and incorporate state-of-the-art machine learning techniques and other data analysis algorithms.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Student Assistants

Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field
3.0 or higher GPA
Must be registered for at least 6 credit hours with your university during the working semester
Experience with at least one of the following: Java, Python, C languages,
Understanding of software development & design patterns and best practices
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with software development tools and workflows, including source control (e.g., git)
Experience with network analysis and/or security best practices and the network stack
Understanding of cybersecurity issues and/or intelligence analysis
Experience with Machine Learning tools and techniques
Experience designing non-trivial software tools, systems, and frameworks
Experience analyzing large datasets and adapting state-of-the-art algorithms/techniques

Hours per Week

20 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


Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds 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. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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