Job Description: As the Information Security Intern, you will be responsible for helping to develop a risk management program based on industry best practice frameworks, develop methods for aligning/integrating existing security exception and plan of action and milestone (POAM) mechanisms for risk ownership and mitigation purposes. You will also coordinate the development of a SharePoint based risk ledger with the intent of providing a centralized storage and reference point. Information Security is a very hot skill set in the current Washington DC/Metro job market. This role will expose you to Corporate Information Security and give you a good level of understanding of how best to balance information security risk management along with the needs of the business.
You will be working day to day with the Corporate Information Security Operations team. Your role will be to assist with the development of an information security risk management program that is aligned with Serco's Corporate Policies and industry best practices around information security. You will also help develop the tools necessary to capture and track exception request as well as an overall risk ledger that would be a SharePoint version of the standard corporate risk spreadsheet. In addition, you will also interact with the Corporate IT Operations and Delivery team.
Roles and Responsibilities:
To function as part of the Corp Information Security team to identify, assess, and help mitigate infosec related risk as part of our day to day business
Be able to apply information security best practices and techniques to the corporate environment
Be able to assess risk mitigation profiles that are aligned with our Corp policies
To collaborate with the wider Corp IT team in identifying and discussion risk management and mitigation controls
To help build the necessary tools to capture and track risk within the environment
Serco's Internship Training Program is designed to provide college students the opportunity to learn about Serco and gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. Serco's summer internship program places an emphasis on developing the next generation's workforce. As part of our internship curriculum we provide the opportunity for each intern to interact with various areas of the corporate office. This includes the chance to attend brown bag sessions with our senior leadership and participate in teambuilding activities with mentors and fellow interns. Our goal is to build a roadmap that leads you to a long, rewarding and challenging career with Serco. We will work with you to determine your desired career path, and the correct steps to get you to your goals. At the end of the program, each intern will give a brief presentation to our senior leadership summarizing their accomplishments and key takeaways achieved while working with us.
This internship spans over 12 weeks 11 weeks worked and 1 week off for Fourth of July. You will work with your mentor to identify the best times for you to come in and leave work. You will work no more than 36 hours a week with half-days on Fridays.
Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or recently graduated.
Rising Juniors, Rising Seniors, and Recent Grads Preferred.
Cyber Security or Computer Science Majors Preferred.
Strong interpersonal communications
General understanding of information security best practices
Basic understanding of risk management
Ability to work towards prescribed timelines/deadlines
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Internship
Job ID 52673065
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
DepartmentSerco's Corporate departments include Finance, Human Resources, IT, Business Development, Legal, Communications and Corporate Services. All of our Corporate departments are focused on supporting our teams delivering on their contracts and working on the front-line with our customers.