Student Cybersecurity Analyst

Job Overview

The student in this position will work with experienced staff in the support of regulated research at Purdue University. Through this experience, the student will have an opportunity to help design and implement a cybersecurity framework for research. The successful candidate will also be able to participate in process redesign, delivery of cybersecurity awareness training, and learn standards-based security and risk management frameworks.

Other projects for students include optimization and operation of a cluster performing network intrustion detection, network security, or cybersecurity practice for HPC computing systems.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Numbers 1840043 and 1738981.

  • Experience using Linux/Unix systems.
  • Experience with TCP/IP networks and network fundamentals.
  • The ability to use a scripting language such as Python is a plus.
  • Course work or experience in cybersecurity is preferred.
  • Desire to apply new approaches to existing cybersecurity methodologies.
  • An understanding of cybersecurity framework concepts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with both a technical and non-technical audience.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
Majors / Year: All majors welcome, cybersecurity majors preferred. Undergraduates welcome.
Hours: 10–20 hours per week, classes permitting, during normal business hours.
Pay: $12.00 / hour  (no graduate assistantships)
Starting: Spring 2020 - We will start interviewing in Nov. 2019. Submit your application and we will reach out to you.
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