Cybersecurity Consultant Intern: 2021 (Security - Expert Labs)

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, US

Internship Senior level / Expert
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Posted 1 month ago

As an IBM Security Consultant, you will lead to secure the world by translating security requirements into the design and deployment of IBM Security Solutions in an agile world. The success of IBM and our customers is in your hands as you transform vital security needs into policies and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its customers to securely operate in a hostile world. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's leading security experts.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM Security Expert Labs team is seeking a Security Consultant summer intern with a passion for technology and security. As a Security Consultant Intern, you will learn and apply technical and security skills, helping to design, build, test, and support security solutions to meet project requirements and goals. Intern responsibilities might include: Infrastructure management, product deployment and configuration, automation development and evaluation, and component integration in support of security projects. Ideal candidates will be self motivated, success driven, and looking to make a difference in the world. They will posses skills in the Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, and I.T. disciplines.

Your Responsibilities may include:
  • Develop Security Proof of Concepts (POCs)
  • Test Proof of Concepts
  • Write scripts for automation of deployments and testing
  • Collaborate with the technical team, understand and execute deployment and integration tasks
  • Document and create artifacts to add up to a knowledge base
Interns will have real responsibilities as a junior member of the team; innovating and deploying security solutions, and making a difference to IBM's business, while at the same time growing personally and professionally.
The ideal candidate should exhibit the following traits:
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and team-oriented environment

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Degree Program with a focus on Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related IT field;
  • Basic Knowledge - completed course work related to programming languages and methodologies (Ex. Python, Java, JavaScript, NodeJS, RestAPIs, Source Control, and Containerization)
  • Basic Knowledge - Operating Systems, Virtualization, Containerization, and networking
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Work or internship experience related to security or IT solution integration
  • RedHat Operating and Container solutions

About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future.  Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Job tags: AI Automation Java JavaScript POCs Python
Job region(s): North America
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