Cybersecurity Intern

Parsons - Colorado Springs, CO

Internship
Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, is seeking a technical Intern with network security experience to support a Security Operations Center (SOC) located in Colorado Springs, CO. Work in an operations floor environment gaining experience across four security teams including PROTECT, DETECT, RESPOND and SUSTAIN. Work with SOC personnel, IT, infrastructure, and network users. Good troubleshooting skills and flexibility required in support network defense tasks. Eager to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment.

Required Skills:
Detail-oriented, and able to follow pre-determined procedures and/or documentation
Basic computer and troubleshooting skills
Familiarity with core concepts of host and network security
Familiarity with various security tools including SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, etc.
Strong interest in pursuing computer security as a career
Must be currently enrolled in a Computer Security program at a university or trade school

Desired Skills:
Familiarity with basic network defense concepts such as vulnerability/patch management, system hardening, intrusion detection and incident response
Flexible to adjust roles and responsibilities of working on each of the four teams within the SOC
Experience with component level troubleshooting

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