What you’ll be doing...

Location: Ashburn, VA

This internship position – which is part of the Verizon Campus Program – will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm while learning from the best minds in the industry. You’ll be front and center, hands-on and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 10-week experience. You will take part in meaningful work and real-life projects within the Threat Management team that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program.

Security Operations (SecOps) protects Verizon’s global operations, assets, stakeholders, and intellectual property from cyber security threats by proactively leveraging threat intelligence, advanced security processes, and technologies to reduce the number of incidents that affect Verizon and maintaining constant vigilance, monitoring, and response to rapidly minimize the impact of incidents that do occur.

In this role, you’ll be:

  • Working on projects that deal with Insider Threat, Threat Monitoring (TM), Forensics/Reverse Engineering, Incident Response (IR), Cyber Triage, Data Layer Protection, and Global SOC.

  • Managing projects and providing smart solutions in presentations to leadership.

  • Supporting efforts and programs to improve the company’s security posture.

  • Gaining knowledge of daily business operations by attending learning programs and training sessions.

  • Communicating technical information to various technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Participating in networking activities with other interns, professionals and business leaders.

You must be currently enrolled in a degree program and be in good academic standing to be considered.

If you are interested in other roles and locations in addition to this one, please submit your application to those postings as well in order to be considered.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You’ll need to have:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree program in: Information Systems, Information Security, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Business IT, or related majors with an expected completion date between December 2021 and June 2022.

  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

  • Willingness to work in Ashburn, VA.

Even better if you have:

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills, communication, leadership and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-moving, team environment.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and principles related to people, processes, and technology.

  • Experience with some of the following technologies and disciplines:

Programming Languages: C, C++, C#, Java, Python, HTML, Net, R Emerging Technology: Cloud systems such as :AWS and GCP, Big Data, Machine Learning, Splunk and logging technology, Virtualization

When you join Verizon

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Diversity and Inclusion at Verizon

At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

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