IT Analyst Intern
Calpine - Houston, TX

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Calpine Corporation is seeking candidates for up to four College Interns for the areas of IT Security, Access Management, and Asset Management. Qualified candidates may be assigned specific or cross functional roles in these areas.

Information Technology (IT) Security Intern Analyst

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Participates in the monitoring of Calpine security tools.
2. Develop and implement information technology security documentation (e.g. policies, controls, standards and guidelines).
3. Assists with the design, testing and implementation of technical security solutions.
4. Prepares weekly, monthly and periodic reports in support of established policies and controls.
5. Assists with investigations of technical security incidents, as applicable.
6. Assist in system access administration of on-boarding and off-boarding of workers.
7. IT Policy compliance monitoring.
8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Major in Computer Science or Information Systems-related field and/or equivalent experience.
2. Intermediate knowledge of security methods and processes.
3. Must have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain and express technical issues to non-technical individuals.
4. Interested in learning and working with Microsoft Windows XP/Server 2003/Server 2000 (including Active Directory), Cisco, and UNIX-based operating systems.
5. Knowledge of concepts utilized in secure implementations, such as VPNs, IPSEC, VLANs; familiarity with common internet protocols and their vulnerabilities: HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, Telnet, SMTP, ICMP, SNMP, LDAP.
6. Experienced in or have a desire in learning: Cisco firewalls, routers, Network Intrusion Detection/Prevention devices, forensic collection and analysis, vulnerability scanning, and log analysis/correlation.
7. Ability to conduct assigned work with self-directed or minimal supervision.
8. Available and flexible to work various shifts as necessary to include possible weekends, evenings and overtime.
9. Enhanced skillset in Microsoft Word and Excel.
10. Ability to sit at a computer station for extended hours at a time.

Calpine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Information Technology (IT) Asset Management Intern Analyst

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Facilitates compliance monitoring of computing assets.
2. Assist in maintaining physical inventory of computing assets.
3. Assist in facilitating reconciliations of computing assets.
4. Help ensure integrity of company’s asset management and Change Management Databases (CMDB).
5. Assist in tracking down lost/missing assets; investigates stolen company computing assets.
6. Helps administer Company’s anti-theft computing solution.
7. Prepare financial related reports on computing assets.
8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Major in Computer Science or Information Systems-related field and/or equivalent experience.
2. Intermediate knowledge of logistics, inventory, and processes.
3. Must have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain and express technical issues to non-technical individuals.
4. Interested in learning IT best practices (COBIT, ITIL).
5. Ability to conduct assigned work with self-directed or minimal supervision.
6. Available and flexible to work various shifts as necessary to include possible weekends, evenings and overtime.
7. Enhanced skillset in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Databases.
8. Ability to sit at a computer station for extended hours at a time.

Calpine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Information Technology (IT) Access Management Intern Analyst

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provides customer service to business customers requesting assistance with user account provisioning and modifications.
2. Performs routine compliance activities to ensure security appropriateness and use.
3. Maintains appropriate documentation and inventory of all accounts for reporting purposes.
4. Participates in internal and external audit activities.
5. Maintains and/or creates standard operating procedures related to security and compliance activities based on established policies and controls.
6. Participates in projects and initiatives related to user administration, security, risks, and controls.
7. Coordinates with other teams to investigate and resolve access-related issues.
8. Performs additional functions related to access and compliance as assigned by manager.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Major in Computer Science or Information Systems-related field and/or equivalent experience.
2. Beginner to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory security design and application, including file shares and group membership.
3. Familiar with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), ITIL, and COBIT regulatory and governance principles
4. Interested in learning and working with Microsoft Windows XP/Server 2003/Server 2000 (including Active Directory), Cisco, and UNIX-based operating systems. Desirable to hold one or more of the following certifications: Security+, CISA
5. Enhanced skillset in Microsoft Word and Excel.
6. Must have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain and express technical issues to non-technical individuals.
7. Ability to maintain a steady work pace with a high level of accuracy.
8. Possess critical thinking skills to evaluate and rationalize requests for appropriateness.
9. Work well with peers, clients, and third party vendors in a team environment.
10. Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
11. Ability to conduct assigned work with self-directed or minimal supervision.
12. Available and flexible to work various shifts as necessary to include possible weekends, evenings and overtime.
13. Ability to sit at a computer station for extended hours at a time.

Calpine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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