Cyber Security Intern

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.




A summer Intern in UL's Cybersecurity Assurance Lab is needed to support lab operations, network connectable medical device and software security test configurations and testing.  The summer intern will work closely with Principle Engineer, Cyber Security Analysts, and/or Laboratory Manager to perform various security testing scenarios, including static code analysis, vulnerability testing, malware scanning, penetration testing and fuzz testing.  The Intern will support the Principle Engineer and Cyber Security Analysts with tool configurations, product configurations, and lab operations.


This position requires at least two years of engineering, computer science, and/or other related technical education.  Experience with embedded software development and software development tools is also needed.  Experience scripting in one or more of the following languages: Sh, cash, Perl, python, awk, ruby and programming experience with C, C++, C#, or Java is desired.  Experience with prototyping platforms (BeagleBoards, Arduino, Raspberry Pi) either through school or home projects is also a strongly desired skill.


The Intern candidate should also have hands-on experience (through school lab or self-hobbist) with commercial open source and free security testing solutions such as AppCheck, Fortify, Maltego, Kali Linux, Nessus, OpenVAS, nmap, MetaSploit or similar tools.


The Intern candidate shall be self-motivated with a desire to learn new skills and shall perform their tasks under the highest ethical standards.



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