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Lumen Intern - Information Security - Summer 2021 in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

Job Summary

Lumen’s internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study and career interest. Interns within the Global Network, Technology, and Security organization will be part of an accelerated learning experience, to challenge skills learned in the classroom and develop new skills while working on active Lumen work projects. Information Security interns will have the potential to work cross-functionally within the cyber-defense team to defend the internal corporate network. The internship will take place in Broomfield, Littleton, or Denver, CO OR Monroe, LA from 6/1/2021 - 8/13/2021.In addition, interns will connect to our company culture through community outreach projects, engaging with our employee resource groups and developing their professional skills and business acumen through exposure to senior leadership, cutting-edge technology, groundbreaking projects, and a network of mentors and fellow interns. Launch your career with Lumen and be a part of something amazing!

Job Description

  • Respond to, remediate and document information security incidents not limited to dashboard (Advanced Threat Appliance & SIEM) alerts, tickets, emails, or phone calls. - Actively hunt the enterprise for insecure, suspicious or malicious activity. - Review data that is processed within the SIEM to find incident evidence and suspicious events as well as out of scope events. - Verify and validate security notifications from both internal and external sources. - Identify and resolve incidents that are not defined by (or deviate from) an existing incident response guides. - Assist with significant incidents as needed or assigned. - Provide feedback for development and consistency of automated threat detection mechanisms. - Update and maintain response guides for accuracy. - Support Security projects


Minimum Requirements:- Enrolled at a 4-year accredited college or university- Graduating between August 2021 – May 2023- In pursuit of bachelor’s or master’s in cybersecurity or related degree program - Intern is responsible for their travel to/from work location- Must be available to work 30 – 40 hours, during the specified 10-week timeframe - US work authorization is required- Experience with Microsoft or UNIX (including Linux or other UNIX derivatives) operating system administration/support experience- Familiarity with information security fundamentals, host and network security hardening and requirements; networking protocols; common intrusion techniques; and common risk management concepts- Analytical and problem solving skills related to networking, operating systems, and malware analysis

Preferred Qualifications:- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher - Development experience in Python or Perl- Experience in incident response, computer forensics security, risk assessments, application security or network security - Understanding and experience with network and/or firewall engineering, administration, design and implementation including experience in applying methodologies and principles for all levels of security - Understanding of the following tools: SIEM, IDS / IPS, host based anti-virus, or similar products- Experience in network monitoring tools to monitor attacks/threats and doing the initial triage of findings

Requisition #: 234688

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


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