Information Security Engineering Intern

McAfee - Plano, TX3.7

InternshipEstimated: $55,000 - $73,000 a year
Job Title:
Information Security Engineering Intern

US, Texas, Plano

Role Overview:
Information Security Engineering is the engine that drives the Security Operations of the McAfee Enterprise. We are responsible for the management, implementation, and availability of all McAfee and third-party security tools within the global McAfee environment. Our global team supports the entire enterprise of McAfee and the critical Security Operations Center services. Intern projects are unique to the specific business need, but responsibilities may include:

  • Implementing new security tools and technologies
  • Learning how to navigate the operations of global technology company
  • Developing and implementing process improvements
  • Monitoring infrastructure capacity and reporting on availability
  • Analyzing data between disparate data sets
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 skill-set 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

Basic computer skills (use of Windows, Excel, Word, Project, SharePoint)

Understanding of basic network, server, application components

Willingness work independently, ask questions, follow instructions, and report on status of assigned projects

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Experience with one or more:
  • Working with SOC and other InfoSec teams
  • SharePoint site design
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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Job Type:
Student / Intern

Primary Location:
US, Texas, Plano

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