Security Engineer Co-op Winter/Spring 2022

Somerville, MA

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Recorded Future is looking for a Security Analyst Intern for our CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team). This team conducts proactive threat assessments, mitigation planning, incident detection and response, incident trending with analysis, and security architecture. 

This is a part-time opportunity, approximately 20 hours per week from January through June 2022.

We are looking for a candidate with experience or interest in one or more of the following fields: 

  • Network/Systems administration

  • IT security focused on computer forensics, incident response, malicious code/exploits, anti-virus, etc. 
  • Web apps & script development 
  • Data analysis and synthesis

What you’ll do as the Security Analyst Intern

  • Sustain and improve network security tools to support security monitoring and incident response services (Network IDS, ELK log management, Honeynets inspection, etc)
  • Set up and tune monitoring involving multiple security monitoring products and data feeds
  • Develop and document the processes and procedures for incident and alert handling
  • Document cases, procedures, analysis, and investigations accurately and thoroughly (including best-practice documentation). 
  • Constructively challenge and improve existing tools, processes and procedures.
  • Assist with continuous improvement of Recorded Future's security tools.

What you’ll bring as the Security Analyst Intern

The successful candidate will have experience, or interest, in some of the following with the intellectual curiosity to continue to learn about the rest: 

  • Exploits, malware, and malicious code trends
  • Customer service and troubleshooting skills with the ability to communicate with empathy to a wide range of users.
  • Incident response processes, including case management.
  • Security event analysis, Incident response, blue and red team technologies and techniques.

  • Linux/Mac/Windows operating systems administration, analysis, and security
  • Scripting/coding (e.g. Python, Bash, Powershell, Golang).
  • Networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks).
  • Infrastructure-as-a-Service platforms ( Amazon Web Services, etc.)


Why should you join Recorded Future?
With over 600 employees, $140M ARR, 1,000 clients, and 50% year-over-year growth, Recorded Future is the world’s largest privately-held security intelligence company! Recorded Future employees (or “Futurists”), represent over 35 nationalities and embody our core values of being passionate, practicing inclusion, and acting ethically. Our dedication to empowering clients with intelligence to disrupt adversaries has earned us a 4.7-star user rating from Gartner and 8 of the top 10 Fortune 100 companies as clients.

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We are committed to maintaining an environment that attracts and retains talent from a diverse range of experiences, backgrounds and lifestyles.  By ensuring all feel included and respected for being unique and bringing their whole selves to work, Recorded Future is made a better place every day.

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Recorded Future is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Recorded Future does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recorded Future will not discharge, discipline or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

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