McAfee Product Security Intern

McAfee - Plano, TX3.7

InternshipEstimated: $52,000 - $69,000 a year
Job Title:
McAfee Product Security Intern

US, Texas, Plano

Role Overview:
Role Overview:
The Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) works on challenging problems that require passion and conviction. As a Product Security Intern, you will be responsible for validating that our services, products, and websites are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. You will be responsible for analyzing the security of products and services, discovering and addressing security issues, building security automation.. You will have the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by, those who are building and securing our cutting-edge services.

Intern projects are unique to the specific business need, but responsibilities may include:

  • Provide planning and input into the software engineering and product development process, related to security, sensitive to the constraints and needs of the business
  • Use programming skills to build and improve security tools and automation platforms
  • Perform security tasks including (but not limited to) threat modeling, secure code analysis, training, static, dynamic and interactive analysis, fuzz testing, automated and manual security testing
  • Deliver security metrics and improvement
  • Document security guidance, process and related policy
  • Handle security vulnerabilities of our products reported by external parties
Company Overview

From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats at home and away. With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building best in class cyber security solutions.

About the role:
The Internship is a 12-week assignment where you will undertake challenging projects designed to blend strategic and operational work. You will be provided with a full network of individuals to ensure you have an incredible internship experience and be assigned a mentor and peer-level buddy to help you navigate through the organization. Specific projects and responsibilities will be assigned based upon your skillset and interest.

About you:
Majoring in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Security
3.0 GPA or better
Eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future
Graduating within one year of the conclusion of the internship. For example, if the internship ends in August 2020 – you should have your degree no later than July 2020
Experience with or knowledge of Java, C++, Python and agile software development
Ability to think of creative solutions to problems and communicate effectively
Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with or knowledge of at least one of the following topics:
metrics to track value added by a team
security software
statistical analysis
machine learning
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Company Benefits and Perks:
Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work.

Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.

Perks may include:
Pension / Retirement Programs

Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs

Paid Time Off

Support for Community Involvement

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Posting Statement:
McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Job Type:
Student / Intern

Primary Location:
US, Texas, Plano

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