Sunnyvale, CA, United States
At Proofpoint, we’re a team of superheroes protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We scout the best people in the business to:
Build and enhance our proven security platform
Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
It is our sole mission to help our allies protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.
Become a Superhero-In-Training
As a member of the Digital Risk team, you will be working on exciting and new initiatives! You will be working on new cutting-edge Digital Risk solutions looking for threats to our customers’ assets. Ideal candidates will have a perfect blend of technical skills and an investigative mindset. As a member of this team, you will bring a proactive mindset to all aspects of this position.
Over the course of your internship, you’ll have the opportunity to:
Work alongside our world class data scientists, security researchers, data engineers and analysts.
Work on the same projects that the team works on to help drive the company and products forward.
We expect you to work towards becoming a valuable contributor to the team as you get to work on the same challenging projects that the full-time engineers work on.
Build scalable, cost-efficient and fault-tolerant architecture to serve the growing traffic demands and storage demands.
Opportunity to work on integration projects that will involve internal and external integrations.
At Proofpoint, we realize the significance of mentorship to help interns grow and develop in the areas that they want to improve. You will be assigned a full-time engineer to mentor and guide you to success. Of course, you will also have rest of the team available for any help that you will need. There will be bi-weekly 1:1s with the hiring manager to make sure that things are going on track and to get feedback. Our infrastructure runs on AWS, so come prepared to get your hands dirty on the various AWS services.
Your Current Super-Skills
Pursuing a degree in computer science or a related field.
Interest in security topics with a desire to learn.
Basic understanding of how the internet works.
Experience with Python, Java or any other programming language.
Good understanding of standard algorithms and data structures.
Experience with regular expressions.
Knowledge of configuring and using Linux systems.
Ability to learn quickly.
Appetite to learn and constantly improving yourself.
Understanding of databases.
Your Superhero Profile
You have the ability and interest in working part time
(30 hours/week at maximum) onsite in our Sunnyvale office
. You are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree
, and are successfully maintaining an above average GPA, preferably 3.0 or higher. This internship is scheduled to begin immediately and end on approximately August 30, 2019.
Launch your #LifeAtPFPT
As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. Our summer interns are highly valued, and we strive to ensure all interns are provided with a meaningful work experience, as well as projects that are relevant to our interns’ interests. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!
an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
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