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Cyber Research Internship

Requisition ID: R10008501

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Cheltenham - GLS, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 6

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

GENERAL MISSIONNorthrop Grumman offers end-to-end solutions to multiple customers in the fields of military and civil Command and Control, cyber and non-cyber innovation, research and development, big data, systems architecture and all other manner of software engineering.Supporting and developing student engineers is critical to the future of Northrop Grumman.  The aim of the Student Internship Scheme is to provide the student with an insight into engineering through a yearlong internship at Northrop Grumman. Northrop Grumman sees the internship as a potential stepping-stone within a structured engineering development framework, enabling the student to develop their skills, experience and responsibilities.GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIESOver the term of the internship, you will have a blend of on-the-job learning and specific training in areas of technical skills & leadership skills. The internship is aimed to give you a ‘real life’ experience of working in a project orientated environment and an insight into Software Engineering.Opportunities will include gaining experience in various software and related disciplines such as cyber security, architectural design, systems engineering, application development, DevSecOps and software development methodologies e.g. Agile.Improving Soft Skills forms a large part of the Internship Scheme. You will learn how to:
  • Work on presentations and deliver them with appropriate levels of detail for the audience
  • How to constructively criticise write up and reports
  • Build professional relationships
  • Network
  • Develop communication skills within teams
  • Build your confidence
There will be a need to attain security clearance in order to work on our programmes and this will be discussed with you in more detail at point of assessment.MANAGEMENT SUPPORTYou will have a functional line manager who will remain constant throughout your internship and programme manager specific to your tasking.REQUIREMENTS
  • We are looking for people who are on track to achieve a 2:1 in a STEM related degree
  • You must have a passion for software, computing, online security and cyber ethics and have written code in a language such as Java, C++ or Python
  • Analytical skills and logical reasoning are essential with the ability to solve problems in innovative ways preferred
  • You must be able to work to delivery requirements within reasonably agreed timeframes and demonstrate the potential to work through projects to their conclusion
  • Ability to attain a security clearance relevant to your role
WHY NORTHROP GRUMMANBeing a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.