GrammaTech, Inc.

GrammaTech, Inc.

United States

Common Lisp Software Intern (Research) – Summer 2022

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.


GrammaTech will conduct a series of programming tests and screening interviews in Common Lisp right from the start as part of our process. You must know Common Lisp now, unfortunately we cannot train for an internship role . (Please do not apply if you do not have experience with Lisp.)

Location: Remote in USA Only or the possibility of being 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
  • Excellent programming skills with Common LISP (required)


  • Enrollment in a Computer Science PhD program

GrammaTech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Disability/Veterans/Affirmative Action employer.
Members of protected groups are encouraged to apply.

About GrammaTech, Inc.

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. For full-time, direct hire roles, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health care plan options, a generous paid time off program, flexible hours, company?sponsored employee pension plan, and opportunities for professional and personal development.  GrammaTech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Disability/Veterans/Affirmative Action employer. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.