• Information Security Analyst Intern

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/25/2018 8:04 PM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    As a member of the Information Security team you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in Information Security while working to advance our organization’s practices.  This will be done by collaborating with our IT partners on the implementation of training and awareness programs, well-defined security best practices, and creating technical content.  As your knowledge and experience expand you will have opportunities to analyze existing capabilities, determine their effectiveness through testing, and provide solutions for improvement. This role will require someone with an acumen for security technology, methods and practices and the ability to see the “big picture” of security in an enterprise environment. In this role the successful candidate will work with people, processes and technology to contribute to the overall function of GRC and the success of The Standard and our employees.


    Project Description:

    This individual will assist our Information Security program with responsibilities that will include working to develop our security awareness program, implementation of security controls across both our cloud and on-premise solutions, responding to customer security inquiries and other related duties as assigned.


    About the Role:

    • Support the development and execution of the Security Awareness program.
    • Research and provide security related information that will be used in proposals for potential customer offerings.
    • Learn to assess and understand technical risk, and how to manage it in the business.
    • Collaboratively work on our risk management and handling processes.
    • Assist with the application of security standards and controls across a variety of platforms.
    • Work on developing technical documentation supporting a variety of security topics.
    • Other duties, as required.


    The following skills will assist in a successful internship in this position:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex topics to a wide variety of audiences.
    • Strong experience with MS-Office products
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a collaborative team environment.
    • Have a minimum a basic understanding of the different concepts of information security and willingness to learn more.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Must be a team player and be able to work on several projects at a time.



    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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