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Information Security Analyst Intern

Company Name:
Electronic Arts, Inc
We're EA--the world's largest video game publisher. You're probably familiar with many of our titles--Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Need for Speed, Dead Space, Battlefield and Star Wars, to name a few. But maybe you don't know how we're committed to creating games for every platform--from social to mobile to console--to give our consumers that anytime, anywhere access they demand. What does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to unleash your creative genius, be inspired by those around you and ignite your path in any direction you choose.
The Information Security Analyst intern is a key member of the Global Security and Risk Management (SRM) team which provides information security and risk management support for EA's business worldwide. This position is focused on all aspects of Information Security within the context of the SRM service portfolio. The Information Security team supports the business by defining what good looks like from a security perspective, evaluating threats and vulnerabilities, and advising EA business and IT partners in addressing and managing security risks.
This position works closely with various SRM team members to support the EA business units and technology departments. The successful candidate will provide the support required to provide effective high-quality and timely subject matter expertise, input, and guidance on information security.
Responsibilities:
As required, assist with providing information security advice to our business and IT partners, establishing trust relationships through active engagement and collaboration.
Assist with establishing/defining what good looks like from a security perspective based on leading/common security practices and related work experience.
Assist with application and game security testing, reviews of architecture/design of games and supporting technologies, evaluation of threats and security risks
Contribute to the security enhancement of the Systems Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) and the Vulnerability and Threat Management Programs
Identify security issues and provide the appropriate resolution or may make recommendations to management on how escalated issues can be resolved.
Creatively and independently suggest resolution to security problems.
Produce written technical reports and/or develop presentations on security activities.
Participate in the creation of global security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures).
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry, including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry
Participate in the incident response process and forensic activities as necessary
Skills:
Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related fields.
A successful track record in school and work experience in technology and information security (e.g., through related internship work experience). Ideally, this experience would have been gained within a game company environment.
Knowledge of recognized security industry standards and leading practices (e.g., PCI, OWASP, etc.)
Knowledge of common security vulnerabilities, including SQL injection, cross-site scripting, etc.
Knowledge of network technologies and platforms (e.g., TCP/IP, routing protocols, subnet, VLAN, network traffic analysis, etc.).
Knowledge of server and workstation technologies and platforms (e.g., Windows, Linux, etc.).
Knowledge of middleware technologies and platforms (e.g., databases, web server, application servers, etc.).
Knowledge of security technologies, solutions, and tools (e.g., encryption technologies, port scanners, vulnerability scanners, etc.).
Experience with programming and scripting languages (e.g., C, Java, .NET, Perl, Python, etc.).
Knowledge of operational and security processes/controls (e.g., vulnerability management, patch management, configuration management, access management, etc.).
Understanding of assessing and designing security controls in an enterprise-level environment.
Exceptionally self-motivated, directed, detail-oriented with strong sense of ownership.
Ability to work independently and in a cross functional team.
Effectively interact with various internal departments to accomplish business goals; be able to influence culture and organizational change.
It's not easy building the world's best digital playground. It's hair-standing-on-end exhilarating. It's down-in-the-trenches challenging. It's stroke-of-brilliance-at-midnight creative. It's you--taking risks, challenging yourself, pursuing ideas, changing the way millions of people do something they love: play. In an industry that's changing every day, EA is positioned for growth thanks to smart business plans, strategic acquisitions, and most importantly, our creative people around the world who gather each day to unite the world through play. We take that last part very seriously, so if what you're reading excites you as much as it does us, apply today.

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