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GrammaTech, Inc. Common Lisp Software Intern (Research) - Summer 2022 in Ithaca, New York


GrammaTech’s Common Lisp Software internship program offers students the opportunity to gain real experience in a friendly, open, and supportive environment. We choose projects based on real needs, and interns work closely with engineers to make sure that projects are completed successfully. Current COMMON LISP IS REQURED FOR THIS ROLE .

GrammaTech will conduct a series of programming tests and screening interviews in Common Lisp as part of our process. (Please do not apply if you do not have experience with Lisp, unfortunately, we cannot train for this role .)

GrammaTech employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Location: Remote (must be in USA Only) with a possibility of being located in our Ithaca, NY office for the summer. (COVID Restrictions will be considered as we get closer to the summer.)


Research projects at GrammaTech can take on a wide variety of topics and challenges. Projects focus on software assurance, software protection, reverse engineering, and software transformation. We do both static and dynamic analysis on both source and object code, in order to tackle serious problems with practical solutions.

Potential projects include:

  • Apply compiler optimizations to binaries. Develop some classic compiler optimizations on top of our Binary IR (

  • Develop source-code program transformations for refactoring, optimization, and diversification on top of our Software Evolution Library (

  • Design and run large-scale experiments evaluating automated software modification and automated software engineering tools



  • Currently enrolled in a BS, MS, or PhD program

  • Excellentprogramming skills with Common LISP (required)


  • Enrollment in a Computer Science PhD program

About the Company

Innovation is at the heart of GrammaTech, and we are constantly pushing the boundaries of software research and development–from software assurance and software integrity to cyber‐security, threat mitigation and autonomic computing. We develop new technologies and see the results of our research incorporated into tools used by engineers and security professionals worldwide.

GrammaTech was founded in 1988, with the firmly‐grounded purpose of helping today’s organizations develop tomorrow’s software. With a focus on the evolving cyber‐security landscape, software hardening and intelligent systems, we tackle the most challenging software issues through a constant stream of highly innovative research and commercial development programs. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, and a Research and Development Center in Ithaca, NY, as well as opportunities for remote employment.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health care plan options, a generous paid time off program, flexible hours, 401(k) plan with company contribution, and opportunities for professional and personal development.

GrammaTech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Disability/Veterans/Affirmative Action employer.

Members of protected groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Locations US-NY-Ithaca

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/27/2021 3:15 PM)

ID 2021-1208

# of Openings 1

Category Engineering