AbleVets

  • Summer Internship, Cybersecurity

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID 2018-2049
  • Overview

    AbleVets LLC, headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, is an award-winning health IT engineering and consulting company specializing in cybersecurity, cloud, and system development solutions for federal and commercial organizations. Founded in 2012, AbleVets designs and implements modern solutions that help clients achieve tangible results, including a stronger security posture; greater efficiency; and better workforce and customer engagement. Through our work with civil and defense health agencies, AbleVets is innovating healthcare access and services to improve the lives of Veterans, service members, and their families. We are a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that embraces diversity in its workforce and aspires to deliver the highest levels of client service in every engagement. AbleVets is proud to be AFCEA International’s 2018 Small Business of the Year. Learn more about our mission at www.ablevets.com.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    Are you always learning new technologies and skills? Do people describe you as a “problem solver”? Are you passionate about giving back? AbleVets’ summer internship program is designed to provide motivated students with the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to our clients and our mission to improve the lives of our nation’s Veterans and military service members.

     

    About the Internship Program

     

    For undergraduate students interested in cybersecurity, AbleVets’ paid summer internship will provide a wealth of personal and professional experience, including unlimited access to online technical training, executive mentorship, team-building events, and community service and outreach. Through our program you will:

     

    • Work alongside engineers and cybersecurity professionals at all levels
    • Receive guidance and mentorship from senior technical staff
    • Work independently and with a small team to see projects through to completion
    • Gain valuable insights, skills, and career-long connections through a variety of activities
    • Apply technology to solutions that protect our nation’s Veterans and service members

     

    Specific responsibilities are assigned at the start of the program and may include penetration testing; malware analysis; incident response; AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service; machine learning; security process design and automation; security posture analysis; or risk management.

     

    • Duration: Ten weeks beginning in early June
    • Hours: Up to 40 hours per week
    • Work Location: Chantilly, Virginia

    Qualifications

    • Must be a currently enrolled or recently graduated student from an accredited four-year institution in a technical program of studies, such as Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
    • Analytical skills and an interest in taking on business problems
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical professionals both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
    • Experience with Microsoft Office
    • Able to complete a ten-week program beginning in June 2019
    • Able to work up to 40 hours per week
    • Project assignments will vary and may require US citizenship due to the nature of the work

    Preferred / Desired Skills:

    • Experience with Java, Python, or other programming and scripting languages
    • Experience reviewing raw log files, data correlation, and analysis (e.g. firewall, network flow, IDS, system logs)
    • Interest in the technology industry
    • Professional attitude and demeanor
    • Strong desire to learn
    • Excellent client service mindset and attitude
    • ROTC and Military Reservist students strongly encouraged to apply

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

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