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X-Force Red Internship

X-Force Red Internship at IBM in the United States of America

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IBM calls applications for X-Force Red Penetration Tester Internship 2021 in Austin, United States of America. Qualified candidates must be enrolled in an accredited institution pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a Security related field as well as should be able to spend the summer of 2021 in Austin, Texas starting on or about June 14th, 2021.

Are you passionate about breaking into applications, networks, systems, databases, devices and other technologies to uncover security vulnerabilities and help fix them? Are you interested in joining a team of like-minded passionate experts, many of whom have decades of experience breaking into anything and everything to help organizations strengthen their security? If so, X-Force Red, IBM Security’s team of veteran hackers, is looking for interns for the summer of 2021 in Austin, TX, and you may be the perfect fit.

Position Summary

At X-Force Red, IMB partner with Fortune 1000 clients to deliver real business value by:

  • Bringing together the world’s largest consulting practice with industry-leading offensive security testing capabilities.
  • Teaming on all phases of engagements to plan, build, and implement advanced security testing solutions.
  • Applying IBM’s global expertise and local capabilities through our unique global delivery network combined with our teams in over 170 countries.


Candidates for X-Force Red Internship at IBM must have the following qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership and adaptability, with a willingness to readily and voluntarily take ownership of highly challenging tasks and problems, even beyond the initial scope of responsibility.
  • Thorough and analytical, with the capability to apply logic to solve problems.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands.
  • Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results.
  • Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals and teams, strengthening relationships to achieve win-win solutions.
  • Also, ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by listening actively and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner.
  • A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view.
  • Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following Security Domains; Network Penetration Testing, Application Penetration Testing, Red Teaming, Social Engineering, Vulnerability Scanning.
  • Experience in some aspects of offensive security testing preferred.
  • Are a rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a Security related field.
  • Must demonstrate proven academic success.

About IBM

IBM (International Business Machine) Corporation is an American multinational information technology company with headquarter in Armonk, New York. Moreover, IBM produces and sells computer hardware, middleware, and software; and also provides hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. On the other hand, IBM is also a major research organization. It holds the record for most U.S. patents generated by a business (as of 2019) for 26 consecutive years. Altogether, IBM operates in 170 countries.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline31 December,2020
Open toAll



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