• Vulnerability Intelligence Intern - Summer 2018

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/7/2018 5:33 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employee Type
    T- Intern
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

    Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.


    We're looking for a vulnerability intelligence intern to join our team in Austin, TX for the Spring 2018 semester. This role is responsible for improving and creating a tool to support Trend Micro's vulnerability intelligence efforts.  The vulnerability intelligence capability leverages globally-distributed vulnerability research and threat sensors to deliver actionable guidance to the product teams inside Trend Micro. The intern role will improve a tool to automate vulnerability discovery and analysis.  Optionally, the role can involve the publication of relevant content as blogs, white papers, or presentations.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    The intern will be responsible for improving a tool to automate vulnerability discovery and analysis.  The role requires collaboration with vulnerability analysts and reverse engineers as well as integration with a DevOps philosophy that includes deploying code rapidly, frequently, reliably, and securely.  "Infrastructure as code" is an organization-wide goal and management is committed to realizing it.


    • Coursework in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, information security, or related fields.
    • Experience writing Ruby and/or Python - experience under a DevOps environment is a plus.
    • Experience with Python on both Microsoft Windows and Linux OSes is a plus.
    • Experience with C/C++ or assembly.
    • Experience debugging binaries.
    • Experience using windbg and/or IDA are strong plusses.
    • Experience with VMWare Fusion or Workstation.
    • Experience using, or developing for, fuzzers or reverse engineering tools is a strong plus.
    • Experience with Windows scripting (batch, Powershell, vbscript) is also a plus.
    • Experience with computer networking and use of Wireshark (etc) is a plus.
    • Experience with Kali Linux is a plus.

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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