MIT Lincoln Laboratory CO-OP Student - Sys Admin in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Air, Missile, and Maritime Defense Technology Division's role is to work with government, industry, and laboratories to develop and assess integrated systems for defense against threats posed by ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and air and maritime platforms in tactical, regional, and homeland defense applications. The division's main focus is investigating system concepts, developing technology, building prototypes, and conducting measurements to support the development of radar and optical sensors, interceptors, and networks for air, missile, and maritime defense systems. A strong emphasis is placed on partnerships and the transfer of technology to industry.

Primary responsibilities for this co-op position include:

  • System Administration tasks in Windows and Linux including hardware setup, OS installations, software installations, user account creation and configuration

  • Basic Troubleshooting of user and network issues

  • Tier 1 Help Desk Trouble ticket resolution

  • Assist with new and ongoing System Administration projects

  • Cyber security including system configuration and lockdown

Experience/Interest in any of the following:

  • Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2012/2016, Linux (Red Hat, CentOS)

  • Cyber security

  • Scripting

  • Networking

Currently enrolled in a BS or MS degree program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology

Security Clearance:

  • Will be required to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.