Digital Cybersecurity Co-op
The Digital department is part of Ameren Services and provides support to Ameren Corporation and its operating companies, subsidiaries and affiliates. Thousands of co-workers serve the company with business planning, communications, diversity, financial support, human resources, digital/information technology, legal counsel, safety and supply services skillsets.
The Digital IT organization is responsible for helping execute Cybersecurity functions on behalf of Ameren including Cybersecurity Architecture, Engagement, Situational Awareness, Operations, Threat Hunting, Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, Forensics, and Governance.
Within our Digital department, we host dozens of interns and co-ops annually. Our collegiate co-workers will participate in meaningful work activities related to analysis, assessment, design, collaboration and more! Coaching and feedback are a key part of your co-op experience. You will have the opportunity to work with talented, experienced digital staff while completing your work assignments.
Spring Co-op : January - August 2024
Fall Co-op: May - December 2024
Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Master's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field; Completed Cybersecurity classes preferred
Minimum of a 2.5 GPA
In addition to the above qualifications, a successful candidate will:
Have basic knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, computer systems and network infrastructure
Demonstrate creative problem solving and proactive learning, with good analytical, management, communication, and human relations skills
Be able to work collaboratively, take initiative, work independently and meet deadlines
Gather requirements from leaders, stakeholders and other parties to deliver on initiatives
Some Key Responsibilities:
Assists in securing Ameren systems by supporting policies, processes, and technologies to reduce overall risk to Ameren's assets
Assist with technical documentation for problems, procedures, policies as needed for support of Corporate Cyber Security Program
Analyze, respond to and implement requests involving changes to access or configurations of corporate computer-based resources
Help identify current and future project security needs
Assist in risk assessments through interviews, evaluation of mitigations via technical artifacts, and process assessments
This position is based out of the Ameren Headquarters in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The work arrangement is hybrid.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.