Java Job: Security Engineer Intern, 2023

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London, England - United Kingdom

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Applications for this role will open on 3rd January 2023. We encourage you to apply as early as possible as we review applications on a rolling basis.

To start the application process, you will need an updated CV or resume and a current unofficial or official transcript in English. Click on the “Apply” button on this page and provide the required materials in the appropriate sections (PDFs preferred):

  • 1. In the “Resume Section:” attach an updated CV or resume
  • 2. In the “Education Section:” attach a current or recent unofficial or official transcript in English.
    • Under “Degree Status,” select “Now attending” to upload a transcript.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related technical field (e.g., Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, Security, etc.).
  • Coding experience in one or more general purpose languages: C++, Java, Python, or Go.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Returning to a full-time degree program upon completing the internship.
  • Available to work full-time for 13 weeks or more with a start date in June or July.
  • Knowledge of two or more of the following: Network protocols and secure network design, Operating system internals and hardening, Web application and browser security, Security assessments and penetration testing, Authentication and access control, Applied cryptography and security protocols, Security monitoring and intrusion detection, Incident response and forensics, or Development of security tools, automation or frameworks.
  • Knowledge of attacks and mitigation methods.

About the job

At Google, we build the technologies that transform the way we think about doing business. Whether working on our cloud systems, researching the latest in computer technology, or keeping Google's internal systems humming, Googlers and users alike rely on us to keep things running. We're back-end experts, protecting privacy and ensuring security. Our Security team works to create and maintain the safest operating environment for Google's users and developers.

As a Security Engineer Intern, you'll help protect network boundaries, keep computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and provide security services to protect sensitive data like passwords and customer information. Security Engineers work with a broad range of devices, actively monitoring systems for attacks and intrusions. We focus on the offensive/testing side and work with software engineers to proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities. We also build tools, scripts, and other automation to help project teams achieve Google-scale impact.

Google is an engineering company at heart. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on users around the world. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, social to local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.


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Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.