Cyber Security Intern - Fall

    Jacobs Engineering
    Hanover, MD 21076
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $11.00 - $17.09
    Refer friends, get paid!

    Job Description

    Are you curious and eager to learn how to protect America against cybersecurity threats? We want to talk to you!

    Jacobs Cyber Security Intern Program is designed to offer candidates an opportunity to work alongside cyber professionals on mission critical programs in fast-paced, technology environments. Jacobs Critical Mission Solutions (CMS) provides security risk management, full lifecycle IT service management, systems integration, and cybersecurity solutions to the federal intelligence community, DoD, and other government clients. Our interns will be able to grow their skills, learn new strategies, and make an impact on keeping America safe at home and abroad.

    If you are interested in jumpstarting your cyber career, apply below to #JoinJacobs!

    #ANSCyber



    #CyberIntern


    Qualifications :

    Jacobs is seeking a Cybersecurity Threat Analyst Intern to support our customer networks, systems, and applications.

    Responsibilities:
    • Assist in discovery and characterization of network and platform anomalies to include cross domain violations and submit findings to the Reporting Team Lead for analysis and report generation
    • Monitor, identify and analyze anomalous network activities on various networks
    • Assist in multi-source threat analyses to examine host behaviors and network traffic for high priority malicious attacks, anomalous traffic, or other incidents of interest, as well as generate reports as appropriate
    • Integrate Cyber Threat Intelligence to inform customer on newly discovered threats and vulnerabilities associated with the technologies used in the enterprise for the purpose of developing hunt analytics.
    • Monitor adversarial capabilities, exploits, vulnerabilities, mitigation techniques, and best practices information and guidance through all-source research
    • Collaborate with team to identify areas for deeper dive analysis of threat and vulnerabilities
    • Assist in examining network topologies to understand data flows through networks and provide mechanisms to tip countermeasures
    • Understand and implement the applicable reporting guidelines outlined in applicable directives and guidance
    • Conduct research and planning for strategy development in response to real-time operational requirements
    • Monitor and identify document gaps in all data in order to determine how to better posture mission capabilities
    • Develop, document and synchronize recommendations
    • Additional activities could include:
      • Network Analytics, Incident Investigations, Reverse Engineering and Malware Analysis, Task Prioritization
      • IPv4, TCP/IP, and RFC data, low level networking and protocols, TCP/UDP Ports for Apps, and understanding of what is normal/abnormal endpoint and on-wire activity
      • Working in Cloud Environment using cloud analytics and PIG scripts/jobs to present data and using the Hadoop Distributed File System
      • Use of SIEMs or scripting to pull data into usable formats. Notification sources are Antivirus, HIDS, NIDS, IPS, and Firewalls
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or equivalent experience.
    • Familiarity with software development and network operations concepts and methodologies
    • Experience with the Windows and Linux operating systems
    • Understanding and familiarity with scripting (Powershell, Python, Java)
    • Knowledge of the following concepts:
      • Systems configuration and management of firewalls, IDS, servers and workstations
      • Red Team and/or Penetration Testing
      • Incident categories, incident responses, and timelines for responses
      • Collecting data and reporting results; handling and escalating security issues or emergency situations appropriately; providing incident response capabilities to isolate and mitigate threats to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability for protected data
      • Information systems security concepts and technologies; network architecture; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; intrusion tools; and computer forensic tools such as EnCase and open source alternatives
      • Investigating malicious code
    Additional Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated communication, written, technical, and analytical skills; to articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively; experience creating and presenting documentation and management reports
    • Knowing how to string together data, what questions to ask, what activities will point to a target that we care about
    • Ability to think "outside the box" and not willing to settle for conventional wisdom
    • Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional image and approach
    • Ability to perform independent analysis and distill relevant findings and root cause
    • Ability to listen, understand and translate client requirements
    • Strategic planning skills, organizational skills, operating skills, and leadership skills
    • Would be working on systems like:
      • Tier III Analyst experience, Network Analytics, Incident Investigations, Reverse Engineering and Malware Analysis, Task Prioritization
    • Strong comfort level with IPv4, TCP/IP, and RFC data, low level networking and protocols, TCP/UDP Ports for Apps, and understanding of what is normal/abnormal endpoint and on-wire activity
    • Knowing how to string together data, what questions to ask, what activities will point to a target that we care about
    • Experience in Cloud Environment using cloud analytics and PIG scripts/jobs to present data and using the Hadoop Distributed File System
    • Use of SIEMs or scripting to pull data into usable formats. Notification sources are Antivirus, HIDS, NIDS, IPS, and Firewalls
    Clearance Requirement: Ability to obtain a US government security clearance.
    • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.
    Essential Functions:
    Physical Requirements:
    • Working at a computer or desk (Considerations: Sitting, Eyes, Hands)
    • May involve long periods of sitting
    Work Environment:
    • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)
    • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients
    • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills
    Equipment and Machines:
    • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation
    Attendance:
    • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines
    • Regular attendance is necessary and required
    Other Essential Functions:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively
    • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees
    • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others
    • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment
    • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace
    Posting ID: 572881109Posted: 2020-10-01