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Raytheon Technologies Summer 2022 Internship: Cybersecurity (Vulnerability Researcher) in Annapolis, Maryland

Great opportunity for current college students with an educational background in cybersecurity. If you are not a current college or graduate student with a focus on cybersecurity, please visit our other opportunities at rtx.com/careers and apply!

Seeking undergraduate and graduate college students for Vulnerability Researcher (VR) internships for the summer of 2022 at Raytheon Cyber Security Offensive & Defensive Experts (CODEX), in Annapolis Junction, MD. CODEX’s passion is work that challenges, engages, and empowers real-world mission impact which means our research and development efforts cover the full spectrum of security technologies for computer network operations. Candidates must play both sides of the fence—developing and defeating advanced new security techniques. Projects are undertaken on small teams in close coordination with customers to quickly deliver or enhance capabilities.

The strongest candidates will have a variety of low-level operating systems experience and cross-platform vulnerability research. If you've discovered a kernel paged pool exploit, modified JIT engines to add your own instrumentation to mitigate entire vulnerability classes, created a heap-based buffer overflow with ASLR/DEP defeats, used solvers to highlight interesting call/dataflow graphs, or created custom hardware emulators… you'll be right at home in CODEX.

Security Clearance:

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (ex. Python, Ruby, Bash, Powershell)

  • Proficiency in one or more systems programming languages (ex. C/C++)

  • Familiarity with low-level architectures (ex. x86, ARM)

  • This position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

  • Computer network operations experience (ex. CTFs, red/blue teams, pen testing)

  • Networked communications development (ex. TCP/UDP sockets, Bluetooth, GSM)

  • Reverse engineering experience (ex. IDA Pro, WinDbg, ollydbg, gdb, objdump)

  • Hardware emulation development (ex. QEMU, Unicorn, Panda, VHDL)

  • Cryptographic experience (ex. implementing AES, side channel attacks)

  • Mobile/embedded development (ex. Android, iOS, Raspberry Pi)

  • Active U.S. Government Security Clearance

Required Education:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity-relevant field (e.g. CS, CPE, EE). A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired. Please include your transcript with your resume.

Our Interviews:

Our interviews are technical. Come prepared to tell us about your technical background and interests as well as to work through some of our questions on a computer or whiteboard. We hope candidates find our questions to be thought provoking, but we don’t ask brain teasers or tricks. This is a chance to have a dialog with our team, and we hope you will enjoy.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.