Security Analyst Intern, Compliance

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is seeking an experienced Security Compliance Analyst Intern to join our team. This position will be responsible for understanding and supporting the design of Facebook's organizational, procedural and technological security controls within the context of the global regulatory frameworks and risks applicable to our business. The position will also help codify these controls in supporting documentation and explain them to internal and external stakeholders. The Security Compliance Analyst Intern will be someone that has a passion for gaining experience in understanding broad aspects of Information Security for a company supporting over two billion users with a diverse set of products. This role requires a mix of broad, business and technical acumen and a polished ability to communicate with members of the team and their cross functional partners. This role is an Intern position located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.


  • Help demonstrate Facebook's commitment to security within the company
  • Understand technical implementation details necessary to assess security controls
  • Participate in the development and oversight of required corrective action plans relating to security compliance issues
  • Identify, research, and evaluate new compliance requirements and present them to relevant stakeholders
  • Support the lifecycle of technical security controls required by the Irish Data Protection Act, Federal Trade Commission, Sarbanes-Oxley, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), regulations governing personally identifiable information (PII), and other applicable regulatory compliance frameworks
  • Partner with team members to ensure successful security programs align with compliance requirements
  • Assist with aligning and codifying controls to show how they are mitigating information security risk
  • Understand the security needs of internal and external stakeholders around external business partners
  • Assist with daily activities and functions such as assessing vendors for security risk and provisioning application access

Minimum Qualifications

  • Passion for Information Security and how Facebook protects its over 2 billion users
  • Experience with analyzing data to surface meaningful information
  • Experience with project management
  • Technical classwork or experience such as application development and computer science, networking, Information Security principles, and system administration
  • Experience with applying security controls to an IT environment and gathering evidence of those controls preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the abilities to identify and manage your own work and interface effectively with individuals across various levels to get that work done
  • Majors in computer science, computer engineering, information systems or business technology preferred

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