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Global Security Intern

Equifax

Equifax

Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

As a Global Security Intern, this is a summer internship opportunity to provide you with practical experience, mentorship, and growth opportunities across our security organization. We are seeking outstanding undergraduates for these roles – people who are capable by way of previous coursework, other internship experiences, and personal learning – and who are committed to working with integrity and putting forth their very best.  In exchange, we’ll give you the practical experience, mentorship, and growth opportunities you crave.

  • We are currently considering internship candidates who are pursuing their undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree and have an expected graduation date between May 2025 and May 2026 (rising Juniors or Seniors). 

  • The internship program begins May 13th, 2024 and ends on August 2nd, 2024.

What you’ll do ​:

Will work directly with a Cybersecurity, Identity Security and/or Engineering teams and be exposed to a variety of security related functions as an intern that could include but not limited to the following activities:

  • Engage in incident response related tasks, network and general security tool monitoring, with support from more senior personnel

  • Participate in measuring and monitoring system impairments and outages.

  • Assist the cloud operations team in resolving system issues.  

  • Support a global program to identify, exploit, report, and work with partners to remediate vulnerabilities 

  • Provide recommendations to improve security posture going forward

  • Leverage foundational IT/CS knowledge to identify/respond to common attacks through common vectors and methods, with support from senior team members

  • Work with both Audit teams, control testing, disaster recovery testing, etc.

  • Work closely with development and operations teams assisting in building highly available and cost effective systems.

What experience you need

  • Is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber Security or equivalent discipline with an upcoming graduation date on or before May 2025 or May 2026

  • 1-2 years coursework and/or experience in Information Technology and/or Cyber Security
  • Extensive experience utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Suite

  • Strong communication skills necessary – ability to explain methodologies and results to non-technical individuals​

What Could Set You Apart

  • Coursework and/or experience in cloud technologies (Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Azure)

  • Any knowledge of program languages such as Python, Django, Ruby, Bash, PowerShell, Java, C#, Go, Perl (GitHub) 

  • Experience with Security tools 

  • Strong analytical, structured problem solving, and decision making abilities

  • Ability to work on a team and independently as needed

  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing project requirements and feedback

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.