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Technology Architect Intern, Cyber Technologies

  • Internship
  • Arlington, VA
  • TBD USD / Year
  • In-Q-Tel profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Company Overview:

In-Q-Tel (IQT) is a not-for-profit that serves and powers the national security interests of the U.S. and its allies, providing the most sophisticated source of strategic technical knowledge, insights, and capabilities. IQT powers its partners ahead of the curve through cutting-edge research, strategic investments, exploration and applied research, and acceleration of capabilities.

Team Overview:

Our team is proud to take an active role in shaping the technology landscape and product trajectory of several notable companies forging a partnership in making a significant impact on both our customer and commercial communities. Among our publicly disclosed investments are ArcSight, FireEye, Cylance, Phantom Cyber, Anomali, Reversing Labs, Tenable, Veracode and Sonatype.

Job Overview:

You will be joining IQT’s team of in-house subject matter experts responsible for aligning emergent technologies against critical mission needs, rigorously validating technical claims, and providing the thought leadership necessary to drive technological change. You will maintain a pulse on the cyber community, tracking emerging trends and how they may impact the commercial landscape.


We are seeking individuals to help round out our team who have operational or engineering experience with one or more of the follow areas:

  • Intrusion Investigation and Response
  • Threat Intelligence/Fusion Analysis
  • Cryptography, Data Protection and Isolation
  • Forensics, Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering
  • Identity Management and Authentication
  • Penetration Testing and Exploit Development
  • Network Design and Deployment

We are seeking individuals with an interest in exploring new emerging technologies:

  • Behavioral Anomaly Detection
  • Network Traffic Analysis
  • Embedded Systems (IoT/OT) Security
  • Next-Generation Endpoint Security and Incident Response/Recovery
  • Security Operations Optimization
  • Secure Software Development (DevSecOps)
  • Software Defined Infrastructure Security (Cloud, Containers, SDN)
  • Commercial Deception for Detection and Attribution


  • Completed or in pursuit of a BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field.
  • Familiarity with modern Operating Systems.
  • Basic understanding of secure software development principles, vulnerability classes, and common exploitation techniques and mitigations.
  • Basic understanding of virtualization technologies, the difference between Type I and Type II hypervisors and containers.
  • Basic understanding of networking and networking protocols.
  • Ability to solve complex problems including identifying root cause issues, generating a concise summary of analysis, and presenting recommendations to non-technical audiences.
  • Professional services, consulting, management, operational, and/or mission experience a plus.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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