Intern, Information Security

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Intern, Information Security

Seattle, WA
  • Responsibilities

    Think you can do more with Microsoft? So do we.

    Avanade is looking for passionate technologists who want to contribute to keeping our internal technology on the bleeding edge. Constant opportunities for growth and learning have helped make Avanade one of the best places to work in IT, and provide an excellent environment for interns to build skills and experience that will help launch them into exciting IT careers.

    About you

    The Information Technology Services (ITS) function within Avanade is looking for adaptable team members to deliver projects that improve the technology capabilities of Avanade.

    About the role

    The information technologist intern role actively drives the delivery of specific projects and individual capabilities by working with stakeholders to define solutions to Avanade’s business challenges.

    Intern roles may be aligned with one of many IT Service teams, including: Business Solutions, Data & Analytics, Unified Communications, Network, Hosting, Operations, Mobile, XD/User Experience, Change Enablement, Collaboration, and End User Enablement

    On a typical day, you’ll:

    • Translate the process into a design requirements document and then working with the delivery team to ensure requirements are met and the solution quality is high
    • Take a project from requirements to deployment including going through our very rigorous security review process
    • Facilitate the adoption of new technology-based solutions by business users through the delivery of prioritized ITS projects
    • Continue to evaluate and drive new solutions towards cloud technologies to gain economies of scale
    • Assist with managing project development and delivery of the IT Solutions
    • Provide a compelling user experience for solutions delivered to our employees
    • Coordinate the completion of security assessment process business partner/vendor and the ITS Security Team
    • Help develop and implement user-training programs for service products and projects

    Hours : 20+ hours per week / Flexibility to work around school schedule

  • Qualifications

    Your skills:

    • You will have 1 to 2 years working with computer technologies including cyber security and programming
    • You are currently working towards a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Information Security, or another relevant field
    • You will have experience with Microsoft Office (Word, OneNote, SharePoint, Outlook, Excel) and know about networking, databases and storage solutions, and love working with Microsoft applications
    • Strong communications skills are necessary to keep the team informed of critical information regarding project outcomes
    • Forward-thinking interpersonal skills; you can persuasively express your point of view whether it’s through a written or face-to-face presentation
    • Business Management experience working with non-IT organizations to define and delivery IT solutions
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to understand high level technical details and translate them into business terms
    • Business process analysis and optimization
    • Translating business process into system requirements documentation
    • Project Management experience to lead the development and delivery of IT solutions preferred
    • Define and execute change management plans including training and support
    • Prior System Development experience is a plus (not required) – understanding and experience in application delivery

    Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us
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