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IT Co-op Sponsored Support Branch- Fall 2021-CIPHER

Georgia Tech Research Institute

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted June 18, 2021.

IT Co-op Sponsored Support Branch
– Fall 2021-CIPHER

Submit Resume ID: 496596
Type: Students: Co-op
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Other

Job Description

GTRI’s Cooperative Education (“co-op”) program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills.

The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school.

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 Sponsored Support Branch (SSB) seeks an IT Co-op student to start the Fall 2021 semester (August 2021 start date).

This student will work with a team to develop, harden, and support Windows and Linux systems.

The student will gain experience with networking, the Risk Management Framework, and other Federal Information Systems regulations.

Students will perform one or more of the following job activities, which will provide a solid foundation for the student to pursue careers as a Cybersecurity Engineer, Information Systems Analyst, or Computer Scientist:

• Hardware/software installation, integration, and testing

• Quality assurance and process improvement

• Configure secure systems in compliance with governing bodies

• Technical writing and documentation

• Other duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications

Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems or related field 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA Must be eligible to be approved by your college/university to participate in a co-op program and register for co-op credit with your university during work terms Must be able to complete at least three full-time co-op terms (alternating three terms of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school) prior to graduation Experience with at least one of the following: Microsoft Active Directory, Cisco Networking
Preferred Qualifications
Strong interest in expanding knowledge in Microsoft/Linux environments Familiarity with virtual environments, networking, and security Task/team leadership experience Ability to acquire Security+ or equivalent certification
40 hours per week

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

Clearance Type Required


Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

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 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.

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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