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Cyber Security Engineer Intern



Full Time

On Site


Orlando, Florida, United States


Leidos has an immediate opportunity for a Cybersecurity Intern. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with an outstanding cybersecurity team. Our cybersecurity team is at the forefront of defining and building solutions to address challenges faced by our end users, applying a go-fast agile approach driven by small teams that rely on and value the contributions of each team member. As the Cybersecurity Intern, you’ll be expected to demonstrate your understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports, protocols system administration, and common security elements. You will be expected to complete basic-level cyber analysis of potential events which can put Leidos at risk. In this capacity, you’ll collaborate with team members, architects, and other IT resources to create and execute the tasks assigned by your manager. You’ll always respect the opinions of others, accept constructive criticism, share your views with a passion for improving the entire team’s performance, and collaborate openly and positively with your teammates.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings

  • Review DoD intelligence for threats

  • Complete basic-level cyber analysis of potential events

  • Performs vulnerability, risk and threat analysis

  • Additionally, this position may require working during non-business hours as needed

  • Ability to Track and manage STIG checklists across a variety of operating systems and applications

  • Perform and/or assist in implementing STIG configurations

  • Reviews ACAS vulnerability reports and remediates as required

  • Continual attention to periodic SCAP and STIG requirements needed to harden the environment

  • Performs vulnerability, risk, and threat analysis

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters degree in a related field (e.g. IT, Cybersecurity, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Linux, Unix, and Windows operating system

  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Knowledge of web application security

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks and risk management methodologies

  • Excellent communication skills and decision-making skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of corrective action management, and auditing principles

  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to safety and quality

  • Must be eligible to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance

  • Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols system administration, and common security elements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • US citizenship required

  • CompTIA A+ CE or Network+ CE certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) directives and policies and procedures pertaining to sensitive information

  • Ability to draft, modify, or update cybersecurity documentation as needed

  • CompTIA Security+ CE certification

Pay Range:

Pay Range $37,050.00 - $57,000.00 - $76,950.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.