Digital Forensics Intern or Coop

Basis Technology, Cambridge, MA

Data is messy. We make sense of it.

At Basis, we have opportunities that can help you develop skills and get hands-on experience working with some of the best teams in the field of data extraction.   We are currently looking for a Co-op student, who is looking to learn more about Cyber Incident response using our digital forensics software (Cyber Triage). In this role, you will learn more about data analytics using Kibana/Elastic search and Python. You will also learn about software testing and validation. As well as a learning experience, this is also a high visibility role where you will be interacting with our CEO, DF Engineering team,  as well as the marketing team. 

 Conveniently located near the Alewife T stop on the Red Line in Cambridge, MA. The position is remote immediately with an option of working out of our Alewife office. 

This is a 6-month program starting from January 2021 to July  2021.  We are also open to the right 3 month intern candidate. 

You'll be working on: 

  • Software validation and quality assurance for the Cyber Triage product using manual and automated testing tools. 
  • Opportunity to improve our automated testing process
  • Setting up test environments for various scenarios 
  • Analyzing usage data collected by the cloud services using Kibana/Elastic search 


  • Open to candidates with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to program in Java, and/or Python is a plus
  • Able and willing to absorb new information quickly and switch gears easily
  • Speaking, reading and writing ability in languages other than English is desirable
  • Coursework in Cyber Security / Forensics is a plus. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




About Basis Technology

About We’re the leading provider of software solutions for extracting meaningful intelligence from multilingual text and digital devices Our mission is to improve the process of extracting meaningful intelligence from unstructured multilingual text and digital devices by developing the industry’s best software. Since our founding in 1995, our products and services have been used by over two hundred major firms, including Amazon.com, EMC, Endeca/Oracle, Exalead/Dassault, Fujitsu, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Oracle, and governments around the world. Our language analysis and digital forensics software are widely used in the U.S. defense and intelligence industry by firms such as BBN, CACI, Lockheed Martin, MITRE, Northrop Grumman, and SAIC. We’re also the top provider of Asian linguistic technology to web search engines, including Ask.com, Google, Microsoft Bing, and Yahoo!. Through these relationships, we’ve developed a reputation for deep expertise in computational linguistics and digital forensics, an uncompromising commitment to providing quality software and services, and dedication to serving our customers’ needs with unparalleled support. Our Rosette linguistics platform uses state of the art natural language processing techniques to improve information retrieval, text mining, machine learning, statistics, and computational linguistics. Rosette provides capabilities like identifying the language of incoming text, providing a normalized representation in Unicode, and locating names, places and other key concepts from a body of unstructured text. Rosette is the world’s most widely-used family of commercial software products for multilingual information retrieval. Its reliability, scalability, accuracy, and strict compliance with industry and international standards have been put to the test in high volume transaction environments, such as Google’s multilingual search engine, PeopleSoft’s human capital management software, and Amazon.com’s global e-commerce system. Our digital forensics group provides investigative services and software to make examiners more efficient. They develop solutions that focus on speed, ease of use, and extensibility for incident responders, corporate investigators, law enforcement, and the military. The digital forensics group are the primary contributors to several open source projects, including Autopsy and The Sleuth Kit, for which they provide commercial add-ons, training, and support.

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