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Power Engineers Cybersecurity Intern in Boise, Idaho

Cybersecurity Intern



Department:Facilities Controls Dept


Cybersecurity InternJob Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a talented Computer Science student for a summer internship. Under the guidance of a highly skilled engineering team, the successful candidate will learn how to develop a network discovery tool that leverages open source applications in a Linux or Windows environment.

This will be a great opportunity for a self-motivated student interested in cybersecurity and IOT to learn more about POWER’s Protection and Controls services. Potential for long-term, part-time employment as well as full-time after graduation. Flexible work environment (hybrid between home/university/POWER Engineers’ Systems Lab located in Meridian, Idaho)

Required Education/Experience

  • Pursuit of a degree in the field of computer science, information science, or related technical field from an accredited university

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Attention to detail and ability to thoroughly think through problems

  • U.S. Citizenship required for federally funded project work

Desired Education/Experience

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Prior internship and/or related cybersecurity background is highly desired

  • Understanding of basic ethernet network topologies (ring, star, hybrid, etc.)

  • Proficiency in Linux scripting and coding in Java and C – this will be simple order of operations scripting and operator interface coding.

  • Proficiency in Windows scripting or coding to automate tasks – open to a wide variety of options from VBA to Perl

  • Understanding of Windows domain configuration

  • Experience with server virtualization using VMWare

At POWER Engineers, Inc., you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches, and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefits package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.