Intern: Data Science R&D – Cyber Security
Business Unit: Corporate Technology
Requisition Number: 235231
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Princeton
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No
For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens‘ success. Our central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with our global network of experts, we are a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units and provide important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. Our support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with our own future-oriented research.
We at Corporate Technology are more than employees: We are actively helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Corporate Technology you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research together with the best.
Posting Title: Summer Intern: Data Science R&D – Cyber Security
Join us in Princeton, NJ for a 3 month summer internship starting in May 2019. As an intern you will conduct a comprehensive paper study on data analytics approaches for cyber-attack detection on Critical Infrastructure Systems. The intern will get an opportunity to explore the field of data analytics and cyber security.
Our research group focuses on advancing and improving technology to support the Siemens customers to secure their industrial networks and applications, especially in the area of cyber security services. This includes both, projects to better detect, analyze, and respond to cyber-attacks on industrial systems, as well as researching, improving, and implementing concepts to better protect products and networks from successful cyber-attacks. As an intern, you will work within our team of cyber security experts, who are advising all Siemens business units on how to advance the security of our customers, in products, as well as in security services.
As part of your role, you will have the opportunity to understand and analyze selected industrial applications and Siemens products and solutions, from areas such as control systems used in energy utilities that are part of the nation's critical infrastructure, smart factories, building automation systems, intelligent transportation systems, and innovative new products and solutions developed by Siemens. An internship with Siemens Corporate Technology is a great opportunity for students to gain real world experience in a diverse work environment.
For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies, and the business models developed from them, have been the foundation of Siemens’ success. Our central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with its global network of experts, CT is a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units. It provides important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. The support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with CT’s own future-oriented research. Siemens’ central research and development arm sees itself as a strategic partner to the company’s businesses. It plays a key role in achieving and maintaining leading competitive positions in the fields of electrification and automation while at the same time helping Siemens fully tap into the growth field of digitalization.
Our Princeton facility is recognized for providing a stimulating environment for highly talented and self-motivated students. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems. Our team has a strong publication record in leading journals and conferences.
What are my responsibilities?
· You will conduct a comparative study on the state-of-the-art of analytics tools, via literature search, collecting technical material, and carrying out detailed analyses using available information sources.
· You work will include creating ML models after analyzing datasets and validating their performance.
· You will be involved in building and maintaining the data analytics lab (includes VM and data repository setup).
· You will document your results in written reports, and present project progress to the project manager and involved stakeholders.
· You will discuss and explore your findings with experts in cyber security and data analytics to propose innovative research topics, and other next steps.
What skills are needed to qualify for this internship?
- A current student pursuing a MS/PhD degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Business studies or a related field
· You should be a highly motivated researcher with interest in cyber security, analytics and big data.
- Experience in data analytics
· Experience with research workflow.
· Should have good programming experience in Python, R, C, C++, or Java.
· Should have knowledge of sci-kit learn, machine learning, data mining, Snort rules, DBMS.
· Experience in Windows and Linux, networking, ESX, Hadoop, Spark, ELK would be a plus.
· Understanding of Cyber Physical Systems/Industrial Control Systems a significant plus.
- Strong presentation and communication skill set necessary – ability to comprehend solution requirements and create a compelling argument for the proposed analytics solution architectures and roadmaps.
- Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic, interdisciplinary team of experts.
Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/deemed-exports/deemed-exports-faqs