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Cybersecurity Analyst Intern - Summer 2024

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises

Location:

  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Description

Cybersecurity interns at Cox Enterprises are an integral part of the Cyber team and are provided projects and tasks that leverage knowledge gained from their academic studies, as well as challenge and build their interpersonal skills to prepare them for the working world post-graduation.

Cybersecurity exists to protect our business’ critical information and technology assets from compromise and disruption so that our stakeholders and businesses can deliver on their responsibilities and ultimately continue to be profitable. We operate at all levels, from front line to senior executives, and manage a wide variety of projects across our portfolio. Many of the assets we protect are shared across divisions, requiring an understanding of the way we make money, as well as a servant leader mindset to build and maintain trust and influence decisions. We employ our diverse experiences and fit-for-purpose solutions to monitor and safeguard our assets.

We have various opportunities within our team for individuals who are willing to learn new skills, hone existing skills, and deliver real world organizational benefits and improvements. We seek individuals with a growth mindset, who have an awareness for the unexpected and focus on turning unforeseen events into positive outcomes, and who strive to add lasting value beyond their internship.

Projects / assignments may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support Cyber Defense initiatives that include improvements to security operations and supporting solutions, as well as threat detection and response capabilities

  • Support Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) programs to improve the way we collect and action on metrics, onboard new supplier relationships securely, and manage data and privacy governance policies and capabilities

  • Assist with application security reviews to identify and mitigate security and privacy risks

  • Support cloud security team through development and tuning of posture management policies

  • Integrate with DevOps teams to represent cybersecurity and help keep our code, infrastructure, and apps secure

  • Support cybersecurity with DevOps teams in Infrastructure as Code (IAC) and GitHub tasks

  • Contribute to our Cyber M&A program to assess new businesses in which Cox takes an ownership stake and identify and prioritize remediation of cyber risks

Attributes / skills we seek :

  • ​A strong interest and passion for Cybersecurity.

  • Learn and be curious.

  • Think big and dive deep.

  • Be conscientious.

  • Act like an owner.

  • Balance innovation and optimization.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a related degree program such as Information Technology (with a concentration in Cybersecurity), Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other related degree program.
  • Broad understanding of information technology and information security.
  • Internship positions are located in Atlanta, GA; Cox Enterprises does not provide a housing allowance. 

Preferred (one or more of the following):

  • Leadership experience

  • Exposure to cyber (projects, certificates, previous internships, etc.)

  • Scripting experience (Python, JavaScript, etc.)

  • Business / process documentation experience (e.g., experience crafting workflow process diagrams)

  • Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel experience

  • Familiarity with fundamental concepts of cloud computing

Intern/Co-Op sessions are considered temporary employment. No full-time employment commitments are made. However, depending on our business needs, some interns may be considered for a full-time position following the conclusion of the session conditioned upon the intern graduating from their academic program and being available to commence full-time employment at a specified time.


About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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