Security Engineer Intern - Investigations and Response

Security Engineer Intern - Investigations and Response
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Menlo Park, CA
Facebook Security is looking for a Security Engineer Intern to help us protect Facebook employees and systems from internal and external malicious actors. You will work with other Security Engineers, Software Engineers and Production Engineers to build solutions and policies to detect malicious activity at scale, respond to alerts, investigate and mitigate security incidents. At Facebook, supporting our employees is a core part of how we do business. From our generous benefits to our robust diversity programs, we’re focused on empowering all our employees to live life to the fullest and bring their best selves to work, each and every day. We’re proud of our supportive and inclusive culture and our International Headquarter benefits from over 100 different nationalities. We are dedicated to making Facebook welcoming to everyone who comes to work with us and we actively seek to recruit people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions and better serve our clients. This is a 12 week summer internship opportunity in Menlo Park, CA.
Security Engineer Intern - Investigations and Response Responsibilities
  • Participate and investigate incidents in a cross-functional collaborative environment
  • Analyze and hunt for new attacker techniques (through log analysis from various sources such as host and network logs) and help develop new detection and response capabilities (Haskell, Python, SQL)
  • Triage alerts and incidents for potentially malicious activity on our environment and land mitigations to prevent such threats in the future
  • Develop workflows in our automation systems to improve the alert triage process (Python, SQL)
Minimum Qualifications
  • In the process of obtaining a Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related cyber security field
  • Interest and enthusiasm for detecting and mitigating internal and external threats, threat intelligence, malware analysis, incident response and digital forensics
  • Experience and proficiency in programming languages. Preferred languages are: Python, PHP, C/C++, Haskell or any functional programming language, and SQL
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op
Preferred Qualifications
  • Contributions to the security community are a huge plus (research, blogs, presentations, open source tools, etc)
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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