Intern - Information Security (SPRING)
Posted on: September 23, 2022
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
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
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
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
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
Knowledge of network device functions, such as routers, switches,
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
WHO ARE WE SEEKING?
Top Talent & High Performers: We hire the brightest in the
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
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
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
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