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McAfee Security Operations Intern

Primary Location Plano, Texas Date posted 09/17/2019
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Job Title:

McAfee Security Operations Intern


Location:

US, Texas, Plano

Role Overview:

The Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) works on challenging problems that require passion and conviction. As a Security Operations Intern you will be responsible for monitoring, identifying and remediating detected issues within our network. This role collaborates with other Information Security and Cloud Operations teams in order to maintain a secure environment. 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


Company Overview

From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats at home and away. With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building best in class cyber security solutions.

About the role:

The Internship is a 12-week assignment where you will undertake challenging projects 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 and interest.

About you: 

  • 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
  • Graduating within one year of the conclusion of the internship. For example, if the internship ends in August 2020 – you should have your degree no later than July 2020
  • 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

Company Benefits and Perks:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work.

Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.   

Perks may include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs

  • Paid Time Off

  • Support for Community Involvement

Unleash your PowerJoin our Talent Network:  http://careers.mcafee.com/

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.

Job Type:

Student / Intern

Shift:

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Texas, Plano


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