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Careers

The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute offers a wide variety of career opportunities in software engineering, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies as well as all areas of business services. See job openings and internship opportunities, and learn about the benefits of joining the Carnegie Mellon University community.

Make a Difference

SEI employees have the opportunity to work with some of the best minds on important problems that affect our nation. As an FFRDC with the unique ability to work with industry, the SEI offers a thriving environment for research and unique project opportunities that other organizations cannot. You could work with law enforcement or government entities; projects range from assuring safety-critical systems to analyzing human-machine interaction to catching cyber criminals. In today’s increasingly connected world, our work also benefits people and companies worldwide as cyber threats spread and change. Want to make a difference? You can by working with us.

In addition to technical staff, we also need operational staff, including finance, business, IT, security, web, communication, and transition services. Check our current job openings to see who we are looking for today.

Join the Carnegie Mellon University Community

Our employees often collaborate with campus on projects and research, fostering innovation and creativity. Many serve as adjunct faculty members, and even more take classes and continue their education through the university. The benefits of being part of our community go beyond the classroom. All employees have access to the university’s amenities, including the libraries and gymnasiums, free transportation on the Pittsburgh Port Authority Transit System, credit union membership, and more.

Location

Career opportunities are primarily at our Pittsburgh, PA, and Arlington, VA, locations, both of which rank high on the list of livable cities.

Benefits

Employees receive their benefits through Carnegie Mellon University, including

  • a generous 403b contribution of 8% with a minimal vesting period
  • Carnegie Mellon tuition benefit programs for you and your dependent children
  • health benefits (a wide selection of medical insurance plans from several different providers, drug prescription plans, flexible spending accounts, and multiple vision and dental plans) and life insurance
  • relocation assistance
  • lifestyle support (university-run child care, paid time off, free public transportation, access to university facilities, and more)

The university’s benefits philosophy encompasses three driving priorities: Choice, Control, and Well-Being. See Carnegie Mellon University’s guide to benefits at a glance.

Paid Internship Opportunities

If you are still in school or are a recent graduate, we want you to come work with us! You’ll have an opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects while making money and adding to your resume. Our interns do real work: writing code, analyzing data, and participating as team members.

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Events

May 22

SEI Career Fair - Pittsburgh

Career Event Invitation Only

Pittsburgh, PA

Apply to attend the SEI's invitation-only job fair for top cyber security positions

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Sep 12

SEI Career Fair - Arlington

Career Event Invitation Only

Arlington, VA

Join us at our invitational career fair in Arlington, VA September 12–13, 2018.

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Sep 19

ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing

Career Event Conference Public

Orlando, FL

Acknowledge, promote and celebrate diversity in computing

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Sep 26

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC)

Career Event Public

Houston, TX

The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest gathering of women technologists. It is produced by AnitaB.org and presented in partnership with ACM.

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.