Company: ENGIE
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, Student / Recent Grad
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Interns for the ENGIE IT Security Team will contribute to the overall confidentiality integrity and availability of our IT resources; both locally and globally. The internship requires a self-motivated individual with an appetite to learn and a strong desire to pursue a career in Information Technology. This opportunity will assist in further developing professional skills, specifically , in the field of Cyber Security. It will provide a bird's eye view of a comprehensive IT Security Program as well as in depth knowledge and training on next generation security tools.

What you'll do:
    • Provide assistance with the evaluation and testing the security of systems to ensure that the systems and data integrity of the organization is being maintained and protects against the latest cyber threats
    • As part of the IT Security incident response team, assist with incident investigations to determine and document root cause and the impact of detected computer security incidents
    • Maintain awareness of new and emerging cyber-attack threats with potential to harm company systems and networks
    • Help implement countermeasures to mitigate potential security threats
    • Assist in the identification of vulnerabilities that are applicable to systems and applications, determine their severity and urgency, work with the system owners to determine if and when corrective action will be taken, and perform necessary actions to verify that corrective actions were effective
    • Support security assessments/reviews/audits of systems including applications, servers, firewalls, remote access logs, web and email filters
    • Support the review of existing applications periodically as well as new applications prior to installation to ensure that the applications adhere to security policies. Perform risk analysis assessment of applications, networks and systems
    • Provide assistance with system compliance monitoring / reporting
    • Assist with network vulnerability/penetration testing and information security forensics investigations
    • Review and analyze security and privacy exceptions. Work with business partners to resolve security and privacy exceptions


What you bring:
  • Must be at least a or senior (by end of spring 2020 semester) working toward a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or closely-related degree, or Master's/MBA student working towards a master's in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or closely-related degree
  • Must possess a 3.0 GPA or higher & be able to work up to 40 hours per week
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future sponsorship for employment visa status
  • Must have completed at least one course in IT Security
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to think analytically, present ideas professionally, and work in project teams
Preferred experience:
    • Direct experience in information security field preferred
    • Python scripting experience
    • Splunk application development experience
    • Cyber incident response experience
    • Familiarity with: Firewall technologies; Linux and Windows operating systems, Knowledge of Network security understanding in a multi-protocol LAN/WAN environment including TCP/IP, IPSEC, SSL and HTTP; Host and network intrusion detection and monitoring systems and methodologies, Identity Management solutions
    • Demonstrated initiative to learn new technologies
    • Ability to present and discuss technical information to users with varying technical expertise
    • Ability to work effectively in emergencies while handling multiple priorities
    • Professional and/or technical certification in Information Security is desirable (i.e., CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+, ISO, SANS certifications)


Why ENGIE? ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient and more accessible to everyone.

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, encourage, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.

ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.com . Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance, and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Oct 7, 2020