Vanderbilt University Information Technology (VUIT) has an excitingopportunity for an Intern Security Analyst. This Information SecurityInternship is an opportunity for college juniors, seniors, and graduatestudents interested in obtaining personal exposure in higher education byserving in an internship allowing the individual to gain broad exposure to anddevelop a better understanding of the variety of operations and services withinthe defined department at Vanderbilt. The focus of this internship will be onoperational security tasks such as Threat Detection and Response, IncidentResponse and Forensics.
SAIR ispart of Information Security within VUIT. The primary responsibilities of thisgroup include performing threat detection and response, incident response,forensic analysis and security assessments.
Key Functions andExpected Performance:
Key Function #1:
Triagealerts from various technologies such as Security Information and EventManagement systems and Endpoint Detection and Response tools.
Respondto and investigate reports of phishing.
Key Function #2:
Updatemetrics for reporting utilization of SAIR services and security incidents.
Assistin creation and maintenance of procedural documentation for the SAIR team.
Key Function #3:
Assist in forensic, investigativeand analytical aspects of TDR and IR.
Assist in development of scripts orprograms useful to team efforts.
Profile ofan Ideal Candidate
Requirededucation: college juniors, seniors, and graduate students
Requiredexperience: 0-1 years of experience in Information Technology or Security
Preferredexperience: 1+ years of experience in Information Technology or Security
Fundamentalknowledge of Network configuration, troubleshooting or administration
Fundamentalknowledge of Desktop configuration, troubleshooting or administration
Fundamentalknowledge of Information Security principles, concepts and best practices
Noviceexperience with Linux/Unix operating systems
Noviceexperience with scripting i.e. Python, Bash, Perl
Noviceexperience with malware analysis
Noviceexperience with digital forensics
Noviceexperience with incident response
Noviceexperience with network traffic analysis
Demonstratesa driven attitude
Demonstratesa passion for constant learning
About Vanderbilt Benefits
Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexiblebenefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death &dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirementplan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees,spouses, and dependent children.
VanderbiltUniversity, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private researchuniversity offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professionaldegrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving citycenter, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 facultyand staff. The university's students, staff, and faculty frequently citeNashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part ofthe Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertisewill be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is aplace where your diversity is sought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recentlynamed as one of ‘America's Best Large Employers’ and the top employer inTennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2018 (Forbes).
Commitmentto Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving thegoal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, andstudents. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campusvalues.
Internal Number: 1900560
About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.