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Security Engineer Intern (Summer 2024)

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Sigma Computing


17d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

San Francisco

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Off-cycle Internship

Software Engineering, IT & Cybersecurity•San Francisco


  • Our cybersecurity internship is designed to provide exposure to a variety of security tasks that one should expect as a junior or entry-level security analyst. This Security Engineer internship will provide you the opportunity to solve Sigma’s critical security and data protection related challenges. You will be part of a growing team in cyber resilience, incident response, and technical implementation activities. As a generalist, you will have the opportunity to work in many facets of Cybersecurity, Application Security, Privacy and Compliance projects. 


  • Applicants must be pursuing at least a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Cyber Security, Cyber Assurance, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Introductory knowledge of security concepts: AV, Firewall, SIEM, Threat and Vulnerability Scanning, Cloud and Information Security Patterns, and Experience with one or more Cloud Infrastructure providers (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Familiar with security testing techniques such as network discovery, port and service identification, vulnerability scanning, network sniffing, fuzzing, penetration testing, configuration reviews, firewalls, social engineering, and password cracking.
  • Strong understanding and passion for Security Engineering skills
  • Have a drive and desire to navigate unknowns, after all, that’s what unlocks realizations
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering
IT & Cybersecurity


  • Participation in security design reviews, conducting research, design and documentation associated with proper controls and remediation to protect information and systems
  • Determine the technical and business impact and the likelihood of identified security issues and provide remediation guidance to stakeholders
  • Through a rotation with our broader Security team, you will probe deeply into specific Cyber domains like Application Security, Pentesting, Security Operations, Cloud Infrastructure Security, Risk & Compliance
  • Collaborate with the Security teams by scoping and delivering a capstone project in a specific research area
  • Monitoring and triaging alerts/vulnerabilities from our other Cloud security monitoring systems. Responsible for the cyberthreat detection and vulnerability management automation efforts for Cloud and Product Engineering
  • Helping support security oversight efforts as part of a compliance program
  • Collaborate to review, exploit and triage Pentester findings and also work on internal Pentest Program
  • Build automations to establish an effective Security Program


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco


  • Equity
  • Generous health benefits
  • Flexible time off policy. Take the time off you need!
  • Flexible schedule, do the work you need to get done in the time you have to get it done
  • At least 12 weeks of paid bonding time for all new parents
  • Traditional and Roth 401k
  • Commuter and FSA benefits