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IT Summer College Intern - Cybersecurity: Threat Defense Services (Threat Hunting)

Date: Sep 19, 2022

Location(s): West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  66198 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 

 

Position Specific Description

Our cybersecurity team is the best in the industry. Our mission is to develop a risk and security-focused culture that delivers world class cyber solutions and processes that protect NextEra Energy’s company assets and spans all employees and affiliates.

Join our cybersecurity team as a 2023 summer intern supporting our Threat Defense Services Team (TDS). TDS’s mission is to better secure the NEE network by discovering and eliminating threats/risks to the company before they become an issue. The candidate will work with the threat hunting team to learn the technical details and practices used to search for advanced threat actors and malware on networks. The candidate will also use this knowledge to develop or improve the current process for tracking findings and remediation efforts.

 

 Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Use and analyze results from SIEMS such as Splunk, Qradar.
  • Create or improve processes such as tracking findings and root causes.
  • Creation of a custom detections for threats.
  • Discovery of threats to the network.
  • Understanding of computer networks and hardware focusing on
    • Ports and Protocols and how threat actors use them 
    •  Computer hardware and how Operating systems interact with components
  • Ability to interpret results from security-based tools such as anti-virus systems and system logs
  • Understanding of Vulnerabilities and how they are exploited

 

Skills:

  • Analytical Problem-Solving capabilities
  • Oral and written communication proficiency
  • Relationship building and management
  • Collaborating and directly working with multifunctional teams
  • Strong Technical background in networking
  • Understanding of malware and general threats to computer systems

Job Overview

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative 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
  • Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school grad / GED
  • Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Intern
Job Category:  Intern
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

 

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.

 

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

 

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.

 

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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