Internship, Software Engineer
VeriSign - Reston, VA

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Every day, the Internet enables countless opportunities in ways never before imaginable. And every day, Verisign engineers enable the full potential of the Internet through our management of the indispensable infrastructure of .com and .net. We hire managers and engineers with an exceptional ability to execute and who are looking for a fast-paced product development environment where innovation is recognized and rewarded. Every day we solve the kind of complex problems that no one else in the world is facing. The world is counting on us and we deliver.

As a Software Engineer intern, you will be part of the team building the software platform that operates the highest scale network services including the DNS traffic for .com and .net. You will have the opportunity to try to hack the critical infrastructure and probe for system vulnerabilities. You will be a White Hat attempting to find system vulnerabilities on the premier network service platform termed ATLAS (Advanced Transaction Lookup and Signaling platform). On top of that, you'll get to learn from some of the smartest engineers in the industry.
Have basic knowledge of C and/or C programming
Know computer science fundamentals
Be familiar with network service protocols including DNS, UDP, and TCP
Be familiar with operating system internals, especially UNIX (Linux, FreeBSD) facilities
Have a curiosity about state-of-the-art network attack techniques
Have good verbal and written communication skills
Be a student working towards a BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology

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