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Intern - Cyber Security

ISO New England Inc., Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #367
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
ISO New England oversees the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of  New England and administers the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for the buying and selling of wholesale electricity. The power system is constantly evolving as new technologies emerge and energy policies evolve. There is a lot going on at our organization behind the scenes to make sure the grid continuously yields reliable electricity at competitive prices while addressing the unique challenges that come along with our industry.
Intern – Cyber Security
Minimum Education level: Rising Senior
Preferred Majors: Cyber Security, Information Technology, Data Science

Department description:
The Security Operations Center (SOC) at ISO New England provides 24/7 Cyber Security monitoring in support of ISO New England's reliability function. This intern position will work with the SOC in conducting system and network monitoring, event analysis, threat intelligence gathering, and all other SOC administrative functions.

What will you be working on:

Work with the SOC Analysts on Cyber Security monitoring tasks and assist with analysis which will provide exposure to technical Cyber Security analysis techniques such as packet analysis, log analysis, and digital forensics in support of compliance objectives.  

How will you make an impact:

Work with the SOC team members to support 24/7 Cyber Security monitoring and assist with Cyber Security event management. Assist with SOC daily tasks and process improvement objectives to increase SOC efficiency, other duties as assigned.  

What we look for in a candidate:
  • Computer programming/scripting i.e. java, python, C++
  • Windows and/or Linux Operating systems
  • Knowledge of the OSI Model
  • Administrative skills

To be eligible for the internship candidate must have completed at least the first year of college and be currently enrolled in a four year or graduate-level academic program. Candidates must have the authority to work in the US on a permanent basis, without requiring sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.
Drug Free Environment 
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Social Networking Notice ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, September 23, 2019
  • Job End Date Friday, December 6, 2019
  • ISO New England Inc., Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States of America