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Cyber Security Specialist (McAfee) Intern 

About the Organization Allen Corporation of America, Inc. is a professional services company offering industry-leading information technology, logistics, and training solutions to the private and public sectors. Founded by A. Carl von Sternberg, Allen is a small business with headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia and offices throughout the United States. Allen's rapid growth has been fueled organically and through key acquisitions. Allen has been recognized both regionally and nationally with awards from Washington Technology and Inc. magazines, Washington Business Journal, and Deloitte and Touche. Allen's attention to detail and superior contract performance have earned it a reputation as a leader in the fields of logistical operations, information technology security, training, network engineering, and telecommunications. Allen's team of experienced project managers, architects, IT specialists, security experts, software developers, and trainers are vendor and industry certified. These subject matter experts design and deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions which address the business needs of our clients.

WetStone Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allen Corporation, and is an industry leader in cyber security research and solutions for the digital investigator, including training and award-winning products for malware and steganography investigation, live forensics, intrusion detection, and secure time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Religious discrimination includes failing to reasonably accommodate an employee’s religious practices where the accommodation does not impose undue hardship.

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Internal Requisition Number 09-2021-001  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Pay Rate $12.00 / hour  
Shift Days  
Location Myrtle Beach, SC  
Position Cyber Security Specialist (McAfee) Intern  

SUMMARY: Allen Corporation is an Intel Security (formerly McAfee) Service Delivery Specialization Partner, and one of the Intel Security Professional Services organization’s top contractors. Allen is consistently rated Exceptional by Intel Security for the quality of its projects and the expertise of its consultants in implementing McAfee security solutions at Fortune 1000 firms and Government organizations throughout North America. This internship will consist of completing a structured training program to develop the next generation of McAfee subject matter experts and to prepare the intern for a career in cyber security consulting.

• Develop a working knowledge of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator and additional McAfee cyber security products selected by the intern in consultation with and approved by the assigned mentor. The intern will be required to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, utilize strong trouble-shooting skills, and be able to implement and administer the selected McAfee solutions according to best practices. Acceptable progress will be measured by successfully completing all assigned McAfee training tasks as measured by online exams, one-on-one solution readiness exams conducted with the intern by an experienced McAfee consultant, and McAfee certification exams for delivery specializations conducted by a third-party testing organization.
• Other duties may be assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Office environment, moving of computers, monitors and network equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the education and experience requirements, and be able to work, on average, 20 hours per week, and perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Consideration will be given for internships of up to 40 hours per week for interns who are transitioning to cyber security from other IT careers or have recently graduated from an accredited Computer Science program. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: College Seniors in Information Science or Technology or Computer Science enrolled full-time and within six months of graduation and with at least a 3.0 Grade Point Average, recent graduates of an accredited four year undergraduate program in Information Science or Technology or Computer Science, or IT professionals with three or more years of relevant experience.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of modern computer systems and network environments Working knowledge of computer security

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