Security Automation Intern - Summer 2017

Box is building the next generation computer Security Operations team for the cloud, and you can be a critical part of this creative, fast-paced, and exciting team. We are seeking students who are interested in information security with programming experience and a solid understanding of information security principles.
As a Security Automation Intern you will spend time with the Security Operations team familiarizing yourself with the Box infrastructure and tooling. Once familiar, you will assist the Security Automation team in building tools to expedite and enrich the Security Operations team's event analysis tasks. This role is ideal for a motivated security engineer interested in improving their development skills, or a skilled programmer with a working knowledge of information security.


    • Define, develop and deploy tools that will enrich our security alerting capabilities
    • Integrate with public and private APIs using both open source and custom wrappers
    • Provide assistance to core security and incident response teams


    • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related field
    • 2 years of completed course work in computer science, computer engineering, or related field
    • Experience in Python and knowledge of Python best practices
    • Experience working with API services
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Background in at least 2 of the following domains:
      • security products and technologies
      • security engineering
      • networking protocols
      • security analysis and investigations
    • Open source contributions in Python are a plus!

About Box: Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE:BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As the world's leading enterprise software platform for secure content collaboration, Box helps business of all sizes in every industry securely access and manage their critical information in the cloud. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit

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