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Security Services Consultant Intern - Summer 2018 (Undergrad Student)

  • Country:US
  • State:CA
  • City:MANHATTAN BEACH
  • Category:Consultant
  • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED
  • Position Type:Intern
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Internship
  • Req ID:122816BR
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Job Description
Join a leader. Consult with us. Help build a smarter planet along the way.
Everyday, the world becomes exponentially more interconnected, digitized and data-aware. The world is getting smarter, triggering unprecedented change. Yesterday’s business models no longer equip organizations to capitalize on this change.

At IBM Security Services we partner with Fortune 1000 clients to deliver real business value by:
  • Bringing together the world’s largest consulting practice with industry-leading research capability.
  • Enriching business consulting with advanced research, analytics and technology.
  • Teaming on all phases of engagement to plan, build, and implement advanced business solutions.
  • Establishing new, flexible and iterative approaches that only IBM can offer through our unique combination of skills, experience and capabilities.
  • Applying IBM's global expertise and local capabilities through our unique global delivery network combined with our teams in over 170 countries.
  • Providing our clients with an integrated approach to business design and execution, turning strategies into actions.
What do we look for in a successful Security Services Consultant Intern?
  • Demonstrated leadership and adaptability, with willingness to readily and voluntarily take ownership of highly challenging tasks and problems, even beyond initial scope of responsibility.
  • Thorough and analytical, with capability to apply logic to solve problems.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands.
  • Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results.
  • Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals, strengthening relationships to achieve win-win solutions.
  • Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by listening actively and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner.
  • A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view.
  • Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following Security Domains: Data Security, Application Security, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Infrastructure and Endpoint Security (IES) and/or Security Strategy Risk and Compliance (SSRC).
  • Ability to travel to IBM clients for meetings as needed. Willingness to travel up to 50% is required.
  • Previous internship experience in security services consulting is preferred.
  • Are a rising Senior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a Security related field.
  • Must demonstrate proven academic success.
  • To qualify for this internship, you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with an accredited institution.
This position is for a Summer 2017 internship. For more information about IBM Security, please visit http://www-03.ibm.com/security/

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Basic knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
  • Basic knowledge of computer networking protocols
  • Fundamental understanding of computer security concepts
  • Moderate programming skills
  • Forensic analysis experience preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Readiness to travel up to 50% based on project requirements
  • Qualified candidates will be enrolled in an accredited institution pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a Security related field


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 1 year experience in Management Consulting and Systems Integration and/or Managed Security Services


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: None Commissionable: No
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