Intern– Cyber Security
Business Unit: Corporate Technology
Requisition Number: 231257
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Princeton
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: No
For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models
developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens‘ success. Our
central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays
an important role in this. Together with our global network of experts, we
are a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units and provide important
services along the entire value chain – from research and development to
production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business
processes. Our support provided to the businesses in their research and
development activities is ideally balanced with our own future-oriented
We at Corporate Technology are more than employees: We are actively
helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be
a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance
as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and
your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products
for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the
business areas: At Corporate Technology you’ll be working in the heart of
Siemens’ technological research together with the best.
Description: Are you interested in advancing the state-of-the-art in cyber security for industrial networks and applications, and protecting critical infrastructure?
Here’s the right internship opportunity for You!
Siemens Corporate Technology is looking for several interns (both, summer internships, as well as internships during the school year are available) to support various research and development projects in Cyber Security. During this internship, you will experience the excitement and challenges of industrial research.
Our research group focuses on advancing and improving technology to support the Siemens customers to secure their industrial networks and applications, especially in the area of cyber security services. This includes both, projects to better detect, analyze, and respond to cyber attacks on industrial systems, as well as researching, improving, and implementing concepts to better protect products and networks from successful cyber attacks. As an intern, you will work within our team of cyber security experts, who are advising all Siemens business units on how to advance the security of our customers, in products, as well as in security services.
As part of your role, you will have the opportunity to understand and analyze selected industrial applications and Siemens products and solutions, from areas such as control systems used in energy utilities that are part of the nation’s critical infrastructure, smart factories, building automation systems, intelligent transportation systems, and innovative new products and solutions developed by Siemens. An internship with Siemens Corporate Technology is a great opportunity for students to gain real world experience in a diverse work environment.
Are you up for the challenge? zAzMTQ1NDAzNTMzNmUzMDczNGIzMTY0NDQzMTMzNzM=
For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies, and the business models developed from them, have been the foundation of Siemens’ success. Our central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with its global network of experts, CT is a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units. It provides important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. The support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with CT’s own future-oriented research. Siemens’ central research and development arm sees itself as a strategic partner to the company’s businesses. It plays a key role in achieving and maintaining leading competitive positions in the fields of electrification and automation while at the same time helping Siemens fully tap into the growth field of digitalization.
Our Princeton facility is recognized for providing a stimulating environment for highly talented and self-motivated students. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems.
What are my responsibilities?
· You will understand the challenges of securing industrial networks and applications relevant to a specific project and application
· You will test and evaluate existing results related to the specific project to provide the basis for a make-or-buy decision
· You will research new approaches and proposals that may present better and innovative solutions to existing problems, and propose research validation methods to determine the potential and value of the identified new approaches
· You will support the design and implementation of a Proof of Concept (PoC)
What skills are needed to qualify for this internship?
- A current student pursuing a BS/MS/PhD degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering, or other related subject
- Previous experience in IT security and/or cyber security, e.g., via university classes, or previous work / internship / private experience
- Understanding of / experience in development environments (e.g., Eclipse). Prior experience with continuous integration and DevOps a plus, but not required
- Solid experience in software development with a scripting language such as Javascipt, Python, Ruby, PowerShell, LUA, or Bash
· Problem solver who sees a roadblock and figures out how to get around it with a strong hands-on and can-do attitude; strongly motivated to constantly stay a step ahead of attackers and deliver a solution with high quality
Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/deemed-exports/deemed-exports-faqs