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2023 Summer - Security Operations Intern

Company: Workiva
Location: Worcester
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We like to attend all career fairs and recruitment events before closing our positions. That means, this position may be open without response for a couple of weeks to give us time to wrap up the recruitment season. Please see our tentative timeline below so you know when to expect to hear back from us!
All postings close: September 25, 2022 at 11:59 CT

Resume reviews: Week of Sept. 26-30th

Interviews: Early October
Offers: By end of October
This position has opportunities to start in the Summer. Please see our start dates below.
Summer Internships: Monday, May 15, 2023
40/hours per week max

A Security Operations Intern is an integral part of the Information Security team at Workiva. This person will gain real world experience in the Security Operation Center (SOC) by helping resolve security issues, developing defensive capabilities, and helping to maintain Workiva's security posture. This person may make recommendations on security controls and collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather information. This person will gain experience working for a cloud-based company, practical hands-on defensive security knowledge and utilize Splunk as a centralized defensive tool.
Document, investigate and report on information security issues and emerging trends.

Provide Incident Response support when an actionable incident is confirmed.

Manage and configure tools and devices to expand our security monitoring infrastructure.
Develop and maintain alerts, reports and visualizations to assist with routine security and compliance tasks.
Triage and respond to reported and generated security alerts.
Collaborate with other teams to gather information regarding security problems, issues, and ideas.
Must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program, preferably in Accounting or related program. Must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program, preferably in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or similar degree program with a security focus.
Strong ethical and discretionary ability to handle sensitive information and data.

Strong communication & social networking skills (written, verbal, listening) to collaborate with other teams across the organization.

Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Self-motivated to research and understand how things work.
Working knowledge of Linux/Unix operating systems.
Basic competency in one or more programming languages (Python, Java, SQL, Go, and/or Dart)
Familiarity with Splunk (SPL) query language and/or Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a plus
Working Conditions
Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.


Pay Rate in Colorado: $40 per hour
Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we've created.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS: Always delight our customers.

TRUST: Rely on each other.

INTEGRITY: Do the right thing, every time.
COLLABORATION: Share resources and work together.
INNOVATION: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
INCLUSION: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Be responsible for your success and failure.
We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need-backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought-to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today's most challenging problems.
INTERN ENVIRONMENT: Workiva was ranked a top 100 internship program by WayUp and ranked #20 in Best Places to Work for a reason! Our interns have the opportunity to participate in mentoring, professional development, networking, and flexible hours during their internship. We continually strive to provide numerous resources to build not just excellent interns, but excellent business professionals.

REAL WORK EXPERIENCE: Workiva interns are treated as full-time employees and are allowed the freedom to contribute to real work that truly impacts Workiva and it's operations. From writing code in our production environment to directly supporting our customers' on our newest platform, our interns play a vital role in our company!

FANTASTIC PERKS: Being an intern at Workiva has benefits beyond just a paycheck. You can't beat the wellness discounts, 401k participation and match, casual dress environment, paid sick leave and countless other perks that Workiva offers!
INVOLVEMENT: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
OPPORTUNITY AT WORKIVA: At Workiva, we offer more than just a 12-15 week spring or summer program. 80% of our interns extend longer than just 1 semester with us to continue work on their projects. As long as you are enrolled in a degree seeking program, you could have the opportunity to be an intern at Workiva until you graduate!
LEARN MORE ABOUT LIFE AT WORKIVA: [https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/]
Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.
Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email talentacquisition@workiva.com .
Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.

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