Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Cyber Security in SEATTLE, Washington
Organization and Job ID
Job ID: 309638
Directorate: National Security
Division: Computing & Analytics
Group: Cyber Security - NSD
We are looking for a motivated Cyber Security undergraduate student intern who is a technical self-starter with key credentials in computer science and cyber security for information technology (IT) and/or operational technology (OT) systems. As a Cyber Security student intern, you would participate on a team to research, create, demonstrate, evaluate, and implement concepts and enterprise level processes, in one or more of the following subject areas:
supply chain risk management
cyber risk management framework and policy
machine learning and artificial intelligence
cyber security metrics and data analysis
cyber situational awareness
energy grid and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) security
cloud and testbeds
modeling and simulation
cyber test and evaluation
cyber defense and risk mitigations
systems engineering and systems security engineering
analysis of alternatives
nuclear cyber security
High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters
Positions are available in Richland, WA and Seattle, WA based on business need.
* HOW TO APPLY *
When prompted to "Upload Resume" all documents listed below must be bundled into ONE-SINGLE PDF document for upload:
Resume or CV
A 300-word essay: Essay topic - Cyber Security is a very broad career with a lot of knowledge, skills, and abilities that are required in order to perform daily tasks (see www.nist.gov/nice for a detailed overview). Not only do Cyber Security students need to earn a breadth of Computer Science, but they must also strive to gain some depth in areas that they are passionate about as it is impossible to be a true expert in everything. Explain what you are most passionate about or your desired specific career focus area. What have you done beyond assigned homework assignments to set yourself up for success in that career? Examples could include personal or group projects, research, or teaching yourself new skills in technology. What did you do or what problem did you try to solve, how did you go about it, were you successful, and what did you learn?
APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THE ITEMS ABOVE IN THEIR SINGLE PDF UPLOAD WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AS INCOMPLETE.
Candidates must be degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5.
U.S. citizenship required (no dual citizenship).
Must have completed fundamental courses in computer science, cyber security, electrical engineering, nuclear, or related field. Proficient with Linux and Windows operating systems, virtual machines, and knowledge of computer hardware. Must possess strong technical writing skills. Ability to work on solving hard problems with a tolerance for ambiguity.
Pursuing degrees in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Nuclear, or related fields.
Fluency with one or more programming languages such as C++, C#, C, Java, Assembly, Rust, SQL, Python, Ruby, and PowerShell
Knowledge of network security and networking protocols for Information Technology (IT) and/or Operational Technology (OT)
Applied experience with Cyber Security tools and software
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problem
Active involvement in learning or practicing Cyber Security concepts, participating in Cyber competitions
List any relevant research projects, publications, and presentations
Portfolio of example projects in the form of a short URL is desired
Equal Employment Opportunity
Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.
Directorate: National Security Dir
Job Category: Undergraduate Internships
Group: Cyber Security - NSD
Opening Date: 2019-08-05
Closing Date: 2019-08-19