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McAfee Cybersecurity Intern

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 08/30/2018
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JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) works on challenging problems that require passion and conviction. We work on several fronts from technical development to software process optimization. The internship will explore and implement solutions to tough problems using diverse development languages and technologies. Intern projects are unique to the specific business need, but responsibilities may include:

  • Modeling, new product development and project valuation
  • Reviewing security alert/logs with follow-up on suspicious activity
  • Monitoring and investigating hosts/endpoints for malicious activity, to include analysis of packet captures, and assist in efforts to detect, confirm, contain, remediate, and recover from attacks
  • Working in concert with team members, information security engineering and relevant subject matter experts to remediate identified IT-related vulnerabilities
  • Leveraging HTML/ CSS skills to build landing pages and launching them via Adobe Test & Target
  • Developing software push notifications to drive traffic to landing pages
  • Running A/B tests across multiple channels
  • Aligning with IT security incident response policies and tools
  • Conducting security research to maintain current knowledge of latest security trends and issues
  • Analyzing data and offering suggestions to improve data quality

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE INTERNSHIP:

The program is a 10-12 week assignment where 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 internships and roles will be assigned based upon your skillset

INTERNSHIP BEGINNING: Late May 2019

INTERNSHIP CONCLUSION: Mid-August 2019

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Majoring in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Security
  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future
  • You must be within one year from obtaining your degree at the conclusion of the internship. For example, if the internship concludes in August 2019 – you should have your degree no later than August 2020

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience with or knowledge of Java, C++, Python and agile software development
  • Ability to think of creative solutions to problems and communicate effectively
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with or knowledge of at least one of the following topics:
    • metrics to track value added by a team
    • security software
    • steganography
    • statistical analysis
    • machine learning
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Shift:

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Texas, Plano

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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