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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Group 53: Secure Resilient Systems & Technology Group - CO-OP Student in Lexington, Massachusetts

In the Secure Resilient Systems and Technology Group, we are software, hardware and electrical engineers, cryptographers, computer scientists, system analysts, and security architects who share a common passion for solving some of the hardest technical problems relevant to national security. We pursue innovative, high-impact, practical research in small, focused teams. We succeed by participating in all R&D phases, including problem analysis and innovative solution design, system architecture, rapid prototyping and field-testing, and ultimately transfer of our technology to DoD and Intelligence Community users, sponsors, and industry. Being part of MIT, we also collaborate closely with academia and publish our research in top-tier venues.

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We have an exciting co-op opportunity for a student passionate about secure software, hardware, and embedded systems engineering; security system research; and applied cryptography. As a co-op, you will help our group create advanced technologies for ensuring security and resiliency of next-generation mission-critical systems. Examples of such systems include both cyber-physical systems (e.g., drones and satellites) and pure cyber systems (e.g., cloud computing and privacy-preserving technology). Each co-op will be mentored by a staff member and placed on a team to conduct research and development in one of the above or related areas. You will participate fully in our group’s activities, which include many educational and social opportunities.

Candidates should be working toward a BS (junior year or later preferred), MS, or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or related disciplines.

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

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