Cyber Security Engineering Intern (REF1720G | January-May, 2024)

Fort Worth, TX, United States

Elbit Systems of America

Elbit Systems of America is a leading global source of innovative, technology-based systems for diverse defense, homeland security & commercial applications.

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Company Description

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: or follow us on Twitter.

Job Description

Scope:  The Intern Direct Engineering will have an assignment as a current college student with career interests in cyber security. The wide variety of challenging technical opportunities offered by the Intern Program includes engineering tasks. such as: developing processes and documentation, performing risk assessment, and designing cybersecurity solutions. An Intern employee will be considered as a preferential applicant for future Engineer based openings.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • It is recognized that the Intern has as the primary responsibility and priority of successfully completing all of the classes enrolled during the time of the Internship.
  • Work on defined tasks under close supervision with a senior engineer.
  • Assist in performing security risk assessments.
  • Identify and define cybersecurity requirements, design solutions, and perform security analysis predominantly for defense projects.
  • Collaborate with program and engineering disciplines to ensure implementation of cybersecurity solutions.
  • Ensure compliance to industry standards.
  • Developing processes and documentation.
  • Other continuous improvement activities.
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

  • Majoring in Electrical, Systems, Mechanical, Software, Computer Science, Cyber, or Aeronautical Engineering with an interest in defense industry design.
  • Taking courses in engineering fundamentals as they relate to designing, creating and then building component based systems.
  • Good attitude essential for team-based working.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment.
  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges based on the level of education attained.
  • Must be eligible for a clearance.
  • Action Oriented.
  • Curious and willing to learn.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well with people a diverse group of people.  
  • Committed to our core values of Integrity, Accountability and Teamwork. 

Additional Information

Here Are Some of the Great Benefits We Offer:

  • Most locations offer a 9/80 schedule providing every other Friday off

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Elbit Systems of America to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels based solely upon job-related qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetics or citizenship status. 


Elbit Systems of America is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.  Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Elbit Systems of America is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.  If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email


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Tags: Clearance Compliance Computer Science Risk assessment Security analysis

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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