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Intern, Cyber Security | Req #6242

Intern, Cyber Security 

Location: US Remote 

Requisition #6242 


Job Overview: 

The Cyber Security Specialist intern will be primarily responsible for the successful build-out of our security compliance portal. Using an established framework and controls, the successful candidate will map our existing IT controls to the associated evidence available, identifying recommendations for any gaps that are identified and help to build a remediation plan, as well as identify owners for the remediations. This role is ideal for individuals passionate about technology, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance and who are interested in learning how they apply to an organization.  


About Spirent Communications  

Spirent is the leading global provider of automated test and assurance solutions for communications networks, cybersecurity, and positioning. 


We provide innovative products, services, and managed solutions that address the test, assurance, and automation challenges of a new generation of technologies, including 5G, cloud, autonomous vehicles, and beyond. From testing in the lab to testing in the real world, Spirent helps companies deliver on their promise to their customers of a new generation of connected devices and technologies. 


Why Spirent?... Because together we can shape tomorrow! 

Spirent is its people. When you join the Spirent team, you will join forces and work alongside some of the industry’s most passionate subject matter experts. In an environment of innovation, you will find a place where you can grow, think, explore, create, and make change happen. 


At Spirent, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to thriving in the ever-changing world of global technology. We embrace a culture where difference is valued and openness, mutual respect, collaboration, and fairness are considered fundamental. Spirent does not tolerate discrimination or offensive behavior of any kind. We are committed to creating workplaces that genuinely reflect the diversity of the world we serve and an environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. 


Your success is vital to our success, which is why we will support you to perform, grow, and contribute – with the confidence to be yourself. And to support your personal wellbeing, we hope you will love our dedication to creating the right work and life balance experience! 


Join Spirent and together let’s shape tomorrow! 


Job Responsibilities: 

The primary focus will be on building out our new compliance tool. Additionally, the appointed intern will have the opportunity to learn different areas of security (various controls, vulnerability management, incident response, etc.) to get a broad overview of how corporate security functions. Lastly, the intern will assist in the preparation of internal audits that will take place in the Fall of 2024. 


Job Requirements: 

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master’s degree program in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a security-related field from an accredited university. 
  • Basic understanding of cybersecurity principles, IT systems, and network infrastructure. 
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance standards relevant to the industry. 
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. 
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to convey complex compliance and security concepts to a non-technical audience. 
  • Collaborative team player with a proactive approach. 
  • A willingness to learn and a strong curiosity.