Cyber Threat Analyst Intern

| Northwest Suburbs
Delivering one-of-a-kind cloud technology, accompanied by award winning customer service, Paylocity is a software development company in a category of its own. We are a publicly traded company that offers an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) which enables employees to share in the long-term growth and future success of the company.
 
Poised to revolutionize the world of human capital management for hundreds of thousands of small and medium sized businesses, we are seeking the best and the brightest to help us create the future of our talent solutions – enabling our customers to better develop their employees and supervisors.
 
As an intern with our Information Security team, this role will be responsible for assisting in providing appropriate surveillance for the critical cyber threats to Paylocity’s Information Systems. This position will be supporting the existing security team through leveraging Network Monitoring, Logging and Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) systems to produce alerts, audit data and reporting to detect suspicious activity and will analyze the threat data to help the Information Security team to determine what response is appropriate. This internship will also participate in Incident Responses to analyze and perform forensics analysis to help determine the root cause and recommend corrective measures.
 
Are you the teammate that we are looking for?
 
Who you are:
· Passionate about information security and privacy
· An evangelist regarding the importance of information security
· Able to work in a collaborative environment with a willingness to share your ideas
· Self-starter with the ability to make decisions independently
· A self-motivated individual eager to learn, ask questions, and partner with a mentor to complete tasks with high quality 
How we work:
· Casual, collaborative environment which embraces and operates under our shared principles
· Complete transparency with open, honest discussions about our progress
· Close working relationships across all areas of the organization
· Focus on outcomes and learning
 
What we offer:
· A strong commitment to Information Security both financially and organizationally
· An existing talented and passionate Information Security team
· The chance to meaningfully contribute to a vast market opportunity
· A collaborative environment where our security team is empowered to help steer the direction of the team
· A place to contribute your security knowledge company-wide through forum panels with our product development team  
 
Required Experience:
· Junior or senior working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Business, Computer Science, Information Security, or related field or equivalent experience, with proven academic record and minimum of 3.2 GPA
· Passion for information security
· Familiarity with information security and networking concepts, such as firewalls, patch management, vulnerability scanning, packet sniffers, intrusion prevention, and SIEM
· Have a basic understanding of intrusion detection systems and firewalls
· Possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
· Be self-driven, creative, resourceful, and effective in problem solving
· Must be willing to learn how to work effectively in a team environment
 
During the last three months, you would have:
· Contributed to the information security team in monitoring and analyzing cyber threats and many other many projects that you are proud of
· Found innovative ways to increase the quality of your work
· Exercised creativity and solved cool problems
· Demonstrated passion for security
· Shared your knowledge and interests with others
· Built relationships and had exposure to various types and levels of stakeholders across the organization 
 
Paylocity’s Awards:
· Glassdoor's Employees Choice Award in 2014
· 7-time Winner on Chicago Area's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
· Inc Magazine listed Paylocity as an Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Firm from 2007-2013
· Ranked #14 on Built in Chicago Top 100 Digital Companies for 2014
· Ranked #24 on Forbes 2013 List of Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago
· Ranked #38 on Crain's Fast Fifty List of Chicago's Fastest Growing Companies in 2014
· Ranked #334 on Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies in North America
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Location

We just moved into a larger, more modern space across from the bustling Woodfield Mall area in Schaumburg, accessible to plenty of bars & restaurants.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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