Forcepoint Software Engineering Internship – Summer 2020

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Posted: 2.13.20

Forcepoint Software Engineering Internship – Summer 2020


This full-time summer internship will allow candidates to learn many new aspects of software development, especially as it relates to cyber security & secure software design.  Tasks may include developing new product capabilities, software development/build tools, software dev/test infrastructure, penetration testing/hacking and/or operational support for cross-domain products. The ideal intern is a focused, self-starter, willing to work in a collaborative team environment, willing to grow & learn using many software development & operational tools to test, debug & support software for secure Linux desktop environments, IT operations/enterprise management, IP networking/routing and remote/virtual desktop deployments.

Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint supports more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. For more about Forcepoint, visit and follow us on Twitter at @ForcepointSec.

Internship Requirements:

  • University enrolled, degree seeking BS or higher, computer science major – currently completing sophomore year or later
  • Familiarity with software development in Linux/UNIX environments using a variety of programming and scripting languages including Java, Python, Go, C, C++, Rust and/or bash.
  • Familiarity with many TCP/IP networking & related protocols (such as HTTP, FTP, SSH, IPSEC, TLS/SSL, and SMTP).
  • Experience with version control technologies such as Git or Subversion.

Due to the sensitivity of our government customers & their deployment environments, US citizenship is required.

Click here to apply online