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Intern - Information Security
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. | Westbrook, Maine
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Job Description

In this role you will analyze applications for security vulnerabilities and flaws, provide recommendations, and develop security measures to protect information against unauthorized modification or loss.

You will be supporting functional teams within the Information Technology department throughout your summer to help IDEXX execute on the many projects on our docket each week. Day-to-day asks are likely to include:

* Implementing, testing and operating advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture
* Performing on-going security testing and code review to improve software security
* Develop and maintain agile security stories
* Securing software design and development concepts
* Troubleshooting and debugging issues that arise
* Provide engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities
* Maintain technical documentation
* Consult team members on secure coding practices
* Develop a familiarity with tools and best practices
* Help to monitor and maintain infrastructure security

A summer intern on this team will also take on a strategic project that answers a pressing question the business needs to answer-and you'll get to present it to senior leadership at the end of your experience. Interns will also be exposed to aspects of Cyber Security at IDEXX and be invited to participate in an intern-only slate of programming that includes access to senior leaders, outings, and other special experiences.

Ideal skills IDEXX Information Security Intern includes:

* Technical knowledge of techniques, standards and capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation
* Software development experience
* Knowledge of web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
* Interest in all aspects of security research and development
* Team player
* Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
* Agile / SCRUM familiarity
* Good verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically.

Requirements for the role include:

* Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus on Cyber Security, Information Technology, or other related discipline
* Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least one year of college.
* A track record of student success and potential as demonstrated by GPA, research portfolio, prior work experiences and/or the recommendation of a professor preferred.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

About IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDEXX) develops, manufactures and distributes products, and provides services primarily for the veterinary, and the food and water testing markets. IDEXX's primary products and services include point-of-care veterinary diagnostic products, comprising rapid assays and instruments and consumables; laboratory and consulting services used by veterinarians; information products and services, and digital radiography systems used by veterinarians, and point-of-care electrolytes and blood gas analyzers used in the human medical diagnostics market. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company operated primarily through three business segments: products and services for the veterinary market, which it refers to as Companion Animal Group (CAG); water quality products (Water), and products for production animal health, which it refers to as the Production Animal Segment (PAS). (Source: 10-K)

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