Intern, Information Security - Summer 2022 (Remote Work From Home)

Information Technology Tempe, Arizona San Mateo, California


Description

Ready to move your career forward?  Want to join a mission-driven company working with best-in-class technology?  Does working with a small dynamic team where your ideas are brought to life motivate and excite you?  If your answer is yes, come and join us as we launch our inaugural internship program. You’ll work collaboratively with our leaders on meaningful projects that will not only allow you to leverage the skills you’ve learned so far but build new ones that will help you launch your career. Your accomplishments during your time with us will make a real impact on everyday Americans-- and that, you can be proud of!

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Freedom Financial Network is looking for a talented Information Security Intern for the summer of 2022. You'll work with other members of the Information Security team to influence business performance and make an impact through meaningful project work. You will develop professionally and enhance your skills at workshops and business overviews. You will foster connection by growing your network as you meet and learn from the broader team. You'll have an opportunity to interact with every facet of our business.

From your bed to your desk in 30 seconds! We’re proudly offering fully remote work options for this role which can be based in CA, AZ, NV, UT, TX, CO, DE, MD, NC, SC, TN, and WA.

THE ROLE:

  • Gain an understanding of and contribute to the design and implementation of IAM functions, including: User and system account provisioning Role-Based Access Control.
  • Learn to Protect against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction of data 
  • Works with end users to determine needs of individual departments, implements policies or procedures, and tracks compliance through the organization.
  • Gain understanding of Planning, implementing and Monitoring of various security tooling in a layered defense architecture 
  • Update and Maintain Security documentation – Policies, Processes and Procedures 
  • Work closely with compliance team members to aid in regulatory tracking and compliance.
  • Participate in end user Security Awareness Train end users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency.
  • Learn Data Security protection strategies such as Data Loss Prevention – help develop plans to safeguard sensitive information in motion and at rest for both digital and non-digital against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Current rising senior at an accredited University
  • Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Highly analytical, passionate, and self-driven individual who loves to learn, solve problems, and contribute to the advancement of the team
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in information security

WHO WE ARE:

Freedom Financial Network is a family of companies that takes a people-first approach to financial services, using technology to empower consumers to overcome debt and create a brighter financial future. The company was founded in 2002 by Brad Stroh and Andrew Housser on the belief that by staying committed to helping people, you can ensure better financial outcomes for both the customer and the business. This Heart + $ philosophy still guides the vision of our growing company, which has helped millions of people find solutions for their financial needs.

What began with 2 people in a spare bedroom has now rapidly expanded to a vibrant business that employs over 2,300 employees (known internally as The Freedom Family) in two locations: San Mateo, CA, and Tempe, AZ. When you visit either of our offices, you’ll understand why our employees have voted us the Best Place to Work for the last several years. It’s a place where the Heart + $ philosophy continues to thrive, where we believe that success is only achieved by doing what’s right for our customers, our employees, and our communities.

To create brighter futures for our clients, employees, and businesses, Freedom Financial Network holds itself to four core values that have grown out of our Heart + $ philosophy: to care for everyone around us, act with integrity every time, collaborate with everybody we work with, and get better at what we do every day.