Information Security Engineer Internship
Posted: February 03, 2017
Reference ID: 1492153034
LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world's workforce in ways no other company can. We're much more than a digital resume - we transform lives through innovative products and technology.
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LinkedIn is looking for a motivated Information Security intern candidate to be an integral part of our house information security team. This team is responsible for protecting our infrastructure, applications, and most importantly, our members. This candidate will get a chance to work on a variety of live projects, perform static and dynamic analysis of the applications and help identify security vulnerabilities and responding to existing vulnerabilities within the organization. Come check us out!
Responsibilities: Research threats and attack vectors that impact LinkedIn's applications and infrastructure. Assess new and existing applications and system deployments for vulnerabilities and design flaws, and help prioritize remediation efforts based on risk. Build testing tools and platforms to encourage reusable and measurable approaches to assessment. Seek and destroy latent pockets of vulnerability and security weakness wherever they may be.
Basic Qualifications: Currently pursuing a B. . /B. . Degree or higher in Information Security, Computer Science, or related technical field and returning to the program after the completion of the internship Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Java, C/C++, C#, Python, and/or Ruby
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of information security basics, either in web application security, network security or mobile security. Demonstrated security background through either a previous internship, Hackathon, completion of related online courses, experience finding security bugs or related technical blog posts.