Intern, Cybersecurity Operations

  • IATA
  • Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 02/10/2023
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics Data Governance Cybersecurity

Job Description

Employment Type: Internship
Contract Duration: 6 Months

About the team you are joining

As an Information Security Intern reporting to the Manager of Security Operations, you will provide support to the security team to improve the security risk posture, and operational effectiveness of IATA. You will assist in performing investigations of security incidents and fraud cases, perform threat hunting, manage existing internal controls and monitor security systems.
You will also complete one long term project that aligns with your developing skill set and the needs of IATA.

What your day would be like

  • You will be responsible for:
  • Resolving escalated security events from the Security Operation Center and other internal teams;
  • Investigating potential threats based on SIEM data including hunting for new threats;
  • Performing analysis of potential fraud incidents, both internal and external to IATA;
  • Updating IATA's list of fraudulent emails & websites (;
  • Sharing information about new cybersecurity threats to the internal and external partners;
  • Running internal phishing simulations and tracking security awareness education;
  • Manage and deliver a project end-to-end (to be agreed upon);
  • Perform additional duties as required.

We would love to hear from you if

  • Recent University Engineering Degree in Computer Science (within one year of graduation);
  • Strong interest in IT and Cybersecurity;
  • Strong interest in computer software and scripting (Python);
  • Strong attention to details;
  • Knowledge of ISO/IEC 27001:2022;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows computing environment (AD, ADFS,
  • Windows hardening...), Linux;
  • Knowledge of cloud computing (Amazon AWS, virtualization, containers, functions)
  • Knowledge of enterprise networking;
  • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills in a global environment;
  • Excellent oral and written English, knowledge of another language is an asset;
  • Interest in the Aviation Industry.

The Security Operations Team needs a candidate that is available to start in August 2023 and able to work full time. We are looking forward to meeting you soon!

Travel Required: N

Diversity and Inclusion are one of our key priorities and we want to role model it. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills in which you can contribute at your best and be who you are. The more inclusive we are, the better we will be able to thrive to represent, lead and service the airline industry. If there is anything we can do to create a more comfortable interview experience for you, please let us know.

Learn more about IATA’s role in the industry, our benefits, and the team at iata/careers/. We are looking forward to hearing from you!