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Intern - Information Security (SPRING)

Company: Acxiom
Location: Madison
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

An IT Security Analyst develops and executes security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, e-commerce and web-based systems. This associate researches attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasures. In addition, you will maintain hardware and software utilized for data creation, collection and analysis. Your work may be internal or external, client-focused, working in conjunction with Professional Services and outsourcing functions. INTERNSHIP DETAILS: This internship opportunity will begin January 9, 2023 Our intention is to have interns work on-site in Conway, Arkansas if possible. However, your internship could be a hybrid method or fully remote. 20-25/week during the semester, and 40 hours/week work dedication during summer and breaks Anticipated graduation date between August 2023- December 2024 Applicants for this internship position with Acxiom in the U.S. must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Acxiom (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (CPT/OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) WHAT YOU WILL DO: Review activities (concerning new security hardware and software infrastructure components or enhancements to existing solutions): research, analysis, selection, planning, and engineering. Learn and gain exposure to methodologies to implement new and emerging security hardware and software infrastructure, perform product customization for multiple configurations, developed implementation and verification procedures to ensure successful enterprise-wide security systems hardware/software Learn infrastructure analysis, and evaluation on resource requirements necessary to maintain and/or expand service levels or tune for optimum performance Learn how critical incidents involving multiple enterprise services and components are resolved Review and provide feedback on changes for purposes of incident avoidance Learn how to analyze problems and solution alternatives. Recommend the best alternatives and implement upon approval. WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Currently pursuing a degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or Management Information Systems Good analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail Timely, effective communication using multiple channels; excellent written and verbal communication skills WHAT YOU WILL SET YOU APART. Basic system development concepts, algorithms, and malware analysis Knowledge of network device functions, such as routers, switches, etc Basic knowledge of possible attack activities, such as scans, man in the middle, sniffing, DoS, DDoS, etc and possible abnormal activities, such as worms, Trojans, viruses, etc. Foundational knowledge of security operations, incident analysis, incident handling, and vulnerability management or testing, system patching, log analysis, intrusion detection, or firewall administration. WHO ARE WE SEEKING? Top Talent & High Performers: We hire the brightest in the industry Innovative Collaborators: We drive operational improvements to promote efficiency and improve performance. Future Leaders: We develop our people and promote from within. Game Changers: We empower people to challenge the status quo and explore new possibilities. Emotional Intelligence: We cultivate greatness both within ourselves and with others. Hardworking Employees: We look for initiative to conquer complex challenges. We believe in building an awesome workplace where associates feel highly motivated and want to engage every single day. It's important to Acxiom that we invest in our culture and promote a healthy work-life balance. Acxiom has a fast paced, high-performance culture where we empower our people to do innovative, cutting-edge work. You will always be guided to do what is right. Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.

Keywords: Acxiom, Madison , Intern - Information Security (SPRING), Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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