Cyber Security Intern

at Mass., Inc.
Published May 27, 2023
Location Chelsea, MA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


The Executive Office of Technology Services and Security (EOTSS), places our customers and constituents at the heart of everything we do. We offer responsive digital services and productivity tools to more than 40,000 state employees, who provide essential information and services to the citizens of the Commonwealth. We also serve constituents, providing them with digital services and tools that enable taxpayers, motorists, businesses, visitors, families, and other citizens to do business with the Commonwealth in a way that makes every interaction with government easier, faster, and more secure.

As a Cyber Security Analyst Intern, you will join the EOTSS Cyber Security Team. We have two groups in the EOTSS Security Office: Vulnerability Management and Cyber Security Monitoring. The Vulnerability Management team actively searches the network for security vulnerabilities and works with hosting teams to remediate them. The Cyber Security Monitoring team looks for evidence of malicious network traffic and works to resolve those issues.

The Cyber Security Analyst Intern will learn and perform the following responsibilities:

  • Log analysis
  • Malware/Virus analysis
  • Phishing monitoring and remediation
  • Threat feed monitoring and updating
  • SIEM tool incident monitoring
  • SOC monitoring
  • Vulnerability Scanning and follow-up.
  • Playbook creation and modification
  • Other duties as assigned.

By the end of the internship the individual should have gained a general understanding of Security Operations with respect to a very large organization. The intern would have been exposed to a number of tools relative to both vulnerability management and incident response.

The primary work location for this role will be at 200 Arlington Street Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150. The work schedule for this position is Monday thru Friday, 8AM to 4PM EST. This position would be expected to follow a hybrid model of reporting to work that combines in-office workdays and work from home days as needed.

All offers of employment into this position are conditional and subject to passing: a Massachusetts Criminal Background Check (CORI); a security clearance (fingerprinting) consistent with IRS and/or public safety requirements; and security training.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Critical thinking
  • Must be self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Reasonable knowledge of technology
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Application (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with Excel, SQL, and other query languages
  • Strong interpersonal communication and coordination skills and the ability to communication effectively with a wide range of employees and leaders at various levels

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Please see Preferred Qualifications.

Comprehensive Benefits

When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future.

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Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.