Information Security Operations Intern: Kiewit Technology Group

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Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79166   

Position Summary: The Analyst - Kiewit is seeking an Information Security Operations Intern to work within the Kiewit Security Operations Center (SOC). This is a technical role that will be involved in the support of several enterprise security tools and systems that are the backbone for many critical applications and business processes.  This position will report to the Information Security Supervisor within the Kiewit Technology Group.  The Information Security Operations team ensures and enhances the availability, reliability and accessibility of Information Security systems and tools, and demonstrates Kiewit’s Information Technology (IT) department’s vision and alignment to the business objectives and strategy.
Successful candidates should be well organized, self-motivated, and possess outstanding communication skills. They should have a high propensity for learning new technologies and be very accountable in the duties that they perform on a daily basis. They should work well within a high-paced, diverse, and dynamic team environment.

Location: 12720 I Street, Omaha, NE 68137

• Supporting role in securing Kiewit systems and data from potential threats or compromise
• Actively participates in security threat monitoring and incident response
• Cross-department collaboration and communication to ensure appropriate processes, procedures and tools are installed, monitored, and effectively operating and alerting
• Strategy, planning, and operational excellence through continuous improvement and automation
• Ensure monitoring of alerts and logs from enterprise security tools such as firewalls, IDS, anti-virus, data loss protection (DLP) and vulnerability scanners
• Document and conform to processes related to security monitoring and detection
• Prioritize workflow; addressing technical and non-technical escalations and satisfaction
• Perform cyber news analysis, security awareness training and recommend new analytic methods for detecting threats
• Participate in knowledge sharing with other analysts to develop various levels of skill sets on the team
• Interface with technical personnel and other teams as required
• Support the information security function within the company as needed
• Stay informed and educated on security industry trends, potential threats and vulnerabilities

Secondary Functions:
• Work well within a team environment
• Communicate all essential information to manager, co-workers, and employees
• Experience with Azure and other public clouds is a plus
• Promote quality and demonstrate professional behavior
• Act at all times in accordance with Kiewit’s Purpose Statement and Core Values
• In addition, perform any other job-specific duties as required


• Currently pursuing Associate or Bachelors degree in related field
• Basic understanding of Information Security standards and practices
• Some knowledge of one or more of the following: cryptography, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, access lists, and application vulnerabilities preferred
• Familiarity with tools used in security operations, incident response, and forensics preferred
• Natural curiosity, and a desire to continually learn and improve

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row 
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
•    Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
•    Our interns engage with the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real-world areas of the Kiewit organization
•    Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO’s

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Intern, Information Security, Operations, Entry Level, Security, Technology

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