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Cybersecurity Intern

May 6th, 2021

Job Description:​

TechTrend is seeking a Cybersecurity intern to join our team.  The successful candidate should be currently working towards, or recent graduate with, a BA or MA in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems, Engineering or a similar discipline. The Cybersecurity Intern must be able to work collaboratively across teams and with all levels of staff.  This is a great opportunity for a Cybersecurity student or recent graduate, who is looking to take their skills and ideas and apply them in the real world. 

What to Expect:

  • Assist in the daily activities of a Cybersecurity professional and receive guidance from experienced Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Exposure to multiple compliance frameworks and publications (FedRAMP, NIST Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-53, CMMC, DISA STIG, CIS, etc…)
  • Research emerging trends (Trusted Internet Connection 3.0, Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA), emerging cryptography standards).
  • Perform under supervision continuous monitoring procedures and maintenance of a FISMA Moderate system.
  • Enhance your ability to use Security Tools and analyze their output.
  • Strengthen your exposure to the Microsoft Cloud (Azure).
  • Enhance your professional writing and documentation skills through development and update of corporation Policy, Procedure, and Security Plan

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Currently working towards (or a recent graduate with) a BA or MA in Cybersecurity, Info Security, Info Systems, IT, Info Assurance, or related field
  • Applicable coursework/work experience in cyber/info security
  • Knowledge of cyber tools, SIEM, cloud computing tools
  • Knowledge of windows, Unix/Linux systems, cloud systems (Azure/AWS)
  • Knowledge of RMF, technical writing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and with all levels of staff
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and execute on multiple assignments at the same time
  • Attention to detail and desire to learn

Work Location:  Fairfax, VA (currently 100% during the pandemic)

TechTrend – Fairfax, VA

TechTrend, Inc. is a Small Business providing IT products and services to both the government and commercial markets. We were founded in 2003 and continue to evolve as a leading provider of enterprise-wide services and technology solutions. TechTrend is a noted and trusted partner to our clients who seek our knowledge and guidance for their most critical and complex IT projects.  TechTrend’s mission is to provide comprehensive, enterprise-wide IT solutions to our clients’ complex challenges. We serve as a liaison for positive organizational change by forming relationships and building bridges across functions, gaining buy-in from both leaders and end-users, and removing barriers to mission success. Our established processes ensure quality delivery of results by maximizing efficiency, productivity, and client satisfaction enterprise wide.  We are our client’s trusted advisors. 

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