Job Description Template: Data Security Intern

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Data Security Intern position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Data Security Intern Job Description

Full-Time/Part-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$20/hour (Suggested salary range for this role per ZipRecruiter)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

If you have been waiting for your opportunity to get into the world of information security, then our Data Security Internship is the job for you! As a Data Security Intern at our company, you will primarily be responsible for examining large sets of data, looking for security issues. You will also perform administrative tasks to enable our security program and work on projects to make sure controls are in place and operating correctly. Being trained on the job will be a BIG part of this position. We want to enable our team with the skill sets and abilities to prepare them for roles with more responsibility- making this a great internship for a graduating college student or someone with an IT background who is looking to break into security. If you have a passion for technology, love problem solving, and want to develop new skills then this would be a great internship for you!

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Work closely with our IT Security team to address security concerns and help with incident response
  • Monitor security controls and analyze the impact of their logs using SIEM technology and scripting
  • Review and improve security and IT controls to ensure they are up to date and fully applied
  • Work with vulnerability assessment tools and manage the application of patches

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Information Security and are going into your senior year this fall
  • Experience with Windows, OS X, and Linux is a plus
  • Familiarity with networking concepts (how websites work, how ports and IP addresses work, how encryption works, etc.)
  • A passion for computers and security
  • You are available full-time (M-F 8-5 pm)

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • An ambitious desire to dive into the work through curiosity and an eagerness to learn
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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