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Security Researcher Intern

Primary Location Hillsboro, Oregon Additional Locations Date posted 11/02/2018
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ABOUT MCAFEE

McAfee is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the web securely. With our unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee helps home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. Our products are unique in how they work together to make security affordable and manageable. These days, the threats are tougher, and the perpetrators are trickier. As we have for more than 20 years, McAfee delivers superior protection that is trusted by millions of people.

OVERVIEW:

We are seeking an energetic intern to join our growing organization. Our organization works in the areas of malware research, response and system development. You will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily malware escalation responses, routines and procedures. Additionally, you will help build platforms and automations which will help “fight the bad guys.” You will also have opportunity to meet security researchers, developers and security managers in the team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond to customer and/or support inquiries related to malware infection
  • Assist with building of automation for the team
  • Coordinate with lead and understand deliverables
  • Interact with multiple teams to gather automation requirements

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE INTERNSHIP:

This is a fulltime internship based out of Hillsboro, Oregon. You will undertake a challenging project designed to blend strategic and operational work. You will be provided with a full network of individuals to ensure you have an incredible internship experience and be assigned a mentor and peer-level buddy to help you navigate through the organization. Specific projects and responsibilities will be assigned based upon your skillset.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science)
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideasSoftware Engineering

PREFERRED SKILLSET - HAVING A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Scripting (Python, Perl)
  • Database (MS SQL, MySQL, MongoDB)
  • C / C++
  • Oops Concept and Data Structures
  • Assembly language

HOW TO APPLY:

To be considered for an interview, you must complete an online application on our company website.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

McAfee Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. McAfee Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Shift:

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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