Country:

United States

Cities:

Seattle

Area of expertise:

Security

Job Description

Together we go beyond.  

Avanade’s GSTO team is looking for an ambitious passionate security minded technologists who wants to learn and contribute to protect Avanade’s people, processes, data, and technology while using the latest Microsoft Security technologies. Opportunities for growth and learning have helped make Avanade one of the best places to work in IT and provides an excellent environment for interns to build skills and experience that will help launch them into exciting IT careers. 
 
Description: 

This role will offer the opportunity to learn and gain a deeper understanding of Cybersecurity Operations within Avanade. The Avanade Global Security Technology & Operations (GSTO) intern actively works with our Security engineers with responding to, investigating, containing, triaging, and resolving of alerts using our triage guides and incident response plan. You will also work on security projects with our security team members surrounding Anti-phishing campaigns, Cloud Security, Endpoint protection, Network protection and other security related initiatives. 
You will also be working with the latest Microsoft Security tools such: 
  • Microsoft Endpoint Manager 
  • Microsoft Information Protection 
  • Office 365 Security 
  • Windows 10 Security 
  • Defender for Endpoint 
  • Defender for Identity       
  • Defender for O365 

Responsibilities: 
  • Triaging, investigating, and resolving incidents out of the security incidents ticketing queue 
  • Actively support critical Security processes and disciplines such as security governance, vulnerability scanning, and incident response 
  • Monitor events and multiple technologies and communication channels using Security Information and Event Management tools to detect Security incidents 
  • Assist in updating Security policies and procedures documentation 
  • Promote and maintain the Security Awareness Training program 
  • Develop/Updated incident response playbooks and red team exercises 
  • Work with the business and various teams to support ongoing security initiatives 
  • Provide security instruction for new projects to ensure policies are carried out and security methodologies are followed 
  • Assist in preparing and documenting standard operating procedures and protocols 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned 
 
Desired Skills and/or Experience: 
  • Understanding or experience of traditional security controls and technologies, such as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems. 
  • Understanding of Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Antivirus and Firewalls, in addition to Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) 
  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies, including SaaS/PaaS/IaaS as well as public, private and hybrid environments 
  • Basic network services (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, and DNS), where they reside on the OSI model, and how they technically function to provide basic connectivity to a system 
  • Ability to learn and use leading security technologies 
  • Ability to work in large or small groups, or remotely with oversight from your manager. 
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize; Ability to work under pressure and meet tight timelines. 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills 
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Understanding of Cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST, ISO, etc. 
  • CompTIA Security + certification is preferred 
  • Computer Operating System knowledge (Windows and/or MAC) 
  • Computer hardware knowledge 
  • Familiar with National Vulnerability Database postings that affect product security 
  • Familiar with Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing and Exploitation Tools 
 
Education: 

Recently graduated or working toward completion a degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Networking & Security, Cyber Security, or related field 
CompTIA Security+ or related certifications would be good to have 


Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.


About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com .

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.