Summer 2024 Cyber Research Intern- Basking Ridge, NJ

Job Locations US-NJ-Basking Ridge
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Strategic Innovation Group


Peraton is seeking a Summer 2024 Cyber Research Intern in our Basking Ridge, NJ location in support of Peraton Labs.



  • Design and implement state-of-the-art Deep Learning models to detect cyber security threats.
  • Design and implement cyber deception technologies to deter adversaries
  • Conduct literature survey on state-of-the-art cyber deception technologies.
  • Conduct literature survey on adversarial attacks against Deep Learning architectures.
  • Rapidly develop Proof-of-Concepts (PoCs) demonstrating research findings.
  • Prepare documentations and presentations summarizing research findings.
  • Collaborate with team members and integrate PoCs/prototypes into a unified technology.
  • Create a broader impact by developing implementation plans for transferring the technology to Government customers.


Required Qualifications:

  • HS diploma and some advanced level training.
  • US Citizenship required.
  • Must be a current student actively pursuing a BS/BA, or preferably a MS or PhD, degree majoring in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Information Science, or related field.
  • Hands-on experience with Python and deep learning libraries such as PyTorch and Tensorflow.
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows platforms.
  • Ability to integrate, build, and test high-quality technical solutions.
  • Effective communication and writing skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the principles and technologies used in modern TCP/IP networks is a plus.
  • Experience working with cyber datasets is a plus.
  • A passion to learn something new every day and to stay up-to-date with developments in your field.
  • Adept at independent problem-solving and comfortable with a general approach of taking initiative to find and develop solutions.
  • Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas.
  • Working knowledge of modern computer networking technologies.

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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