Digital Intern - Information Security Operations at Mass General Brigham

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Description:

About Us:
As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care, and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.
We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development-and we recognize success at every step.
Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions, and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

Summary of Intern Responsibilities:

We are seeking a motivated and technically skilled intern to join our Security Operations team for a summer internship. The primary project involves creating and implementing 10 automation scripts aimed at enhancing our capabilities in Security Monitoring, Triage, Incident Response, and Forensic Captures. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone passionate about cybersecurity and eager to make a tangible impact in a dynamic environment.


Preferred Major/Course of Study:

Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Assurance, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field.

Required Skills:

Strong candidates will be able to demonstrate numerous of the below desired skills.

• Proficiency in Scripting Languages: Strong knowledge of Windows PowerShell, Bash, SQL, and Python for developing efficient scripts.

• Understanding of Operating Systems: Familiarity with Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems, as PowerShell and Bash are primarily used in these environments.

• Basic Cybersecurity Concepts: Knowledge of cybersecurity principles. Understanding of threat detection, system vulnerabilities, and security protocols.

• API Interaction Skills: Experience with APIs, as scripting often involves interacting with various application interfaces.

• Problem-Solving Ability: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot script issues and optimize performance.

• Attention to Detail: Ability to write clean, well-documented code that follows best practices and is easy to understand and maintain.

• Version Control Systems: Familiarity with version control systems like Git, as scripts often need to be versioned and collaborated on.

• Basic Networking Knowledge: Understanding of networking concepts, which can be essential for scripting related to security and system administration.

• Time Management and Organization: Ability to manage time effectively and stay organized, especially when working on multiple scripts or projects.

• Communication Skills: Good communication skills for collaborating with team members and potentially explaining technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

EEO Statement

Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under the law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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