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Summer College IT Intern- Cyber Security: General

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Date: Sep 13, 2017

Primary Location: Miami, FL, US, 33174

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  14136 


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Position Specific Description

Summer College IT Intern:   Cyber Security General


In this role, you'll gain hands-on experience through stimulating security projects and learn from industry experts in an advanced threat protection landscape. You will join a top-notch team focused on battling the villains of the virtual world. The Nextera Cyber group is looking for cyber warriors to join us as we revolutionize cyber security infrastructure.

 As a Cyber Security Intern, you'll combat cyber criminals as you train with our team of elite security professionals. You’ll learn how to drive fast and effective detection assessment, incident response, and remediation utilizing the most sophisticated security technologies available in the world.

 What you’ll do

•Oversee cutting-edge, continuous incident response in collaboration with our Incident Response team

•Analyze and report on threats and malicious activity in client environments

•Prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms

•Leverage our proprietary systems to develop and publish vulnerability reports

•Investigate threat detections generated by our Security Operations Center (SOC) systems

•Develop comprehensive and accurate presentations for both technical and executive audiences

•Triage and respond to security events in a 24/7 shift rotation schedule

•Collaborates with intrusion analysts to identify, report on, and coordinate remediation of cyber threats to the client.

•Provides timely and actionable sanitized intelligence to cyber incident response professionals.

•Leverages technical knowledge of computer systems and networks with cyber threat information to assess the client's security posture.

•Conducts intelligence analysis to assess intrusion signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with preparation for and execution of cyber attacks.

•Researches hackers, hacker techniques, vulnerabilities, exploits, and provides detailed briefings and intelligence reports to leadership.


 What we’re looking for

•Passion for security, learning, and knowledge sharing

•Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in IT, Computer Science or Cyber Security

•Demonstrable knowledge of network protocols

•Basic knowledge of risk management frameworks, techniques, and procedures

Job Overview

Employees in the role will be provided mentoring and practical hands on experience for relevant career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of study or specialization. To be considered for this position the applicant must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. Candidate must also have a current GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Assists department with assigned projects
•   Completes challenging projects and assignments
•   Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED

Preferred Qualifications

•  Effective Written Communications
•  Effective Verbal Communications


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Intern
Job Category:  Intern
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company (0001)
Location:  Miami, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No



NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


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NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.



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