2021 IT Security Summer Intern in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

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IT Security Summer Intern

Raleigh, NC

Schedule – 40 hours a week, Monday – Friday // May 24– July 30, 2021

Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both the professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Advance operates approximately 5,100 stores, 126 Worldpac branches and serves approximately 1,300 independently owned CARQUEST branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada.

We are currently searching for an Information Security Intern to join our Cyber Security Team in Raleigh, NC.  The Information Security Intern will work to support the cyber security team of the organization.  In this role you will, under direct supervision, work to ensure the security of Information Systems assets within the company and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.   

General Job Responsibilities:

•Support security analysts and engineers with various efforts, projects, and programs

•Help to develop, improve, and manage IT security assets.

•Respond to requests for assistance from business units and other internal customers

•Contribute to ongoing improvement of AAP’s security posture

•Keep Information Security Leadership apprised of activities, issues, commitments, etc.

•Summarize technical details into high-level descriptions for presentation to Information Security Leadership

Required Skills & Experience:

•‪Basic familiarity with security controls for operating systems, applications, and network devices

•Familiarity with basic security concepts, trends, and threats

•Working knowledge of networks, TCP/IP, and related services

•Familiarity or experience with Windows and UNIX (Linux, AIX, Solaris, etc) platforms

•Basic knowledge of the following concepts and/or tools: •Cryptography / PKI

•Network and application security, and related firewalls

•LDAP and various implementations as in AD, Tivoli, Oracle Identity Manager, etc.

•Virus detection and end point security

•Identity and access management, single sign-on, and related tools

•Vulnerability scanner and penetration testing tools

•IDS/IPS and related tools

•SIEM and other security related tools

•Compiled and interpreted programming languages and scripting

•Common web application security vulnerabilities

•Cloud Services (IaaS, Paas, IDaaS, SaaS)


•Must be a 2021 rising Junior or Senior actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Security, Information Technology or relevant field

*Relocation/Housing Assistance not available