Network Security Engineer Intern in Work From Home at Yahoo Inc

Date Posted: 1/21/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Intern
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/21/2023

Job Description

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world. Want in?

Within YPE, the Infrastructure Engineering and Operations team provides high-performing infrastructure, network, engineering, and operations support, powering Yahoo and enabling the delivery of innovative technology solutions. We drive industry-leading innovation, passionately catering to our partners while maintaining an unwavering commitment to the development of our people. With a wide range of roles across engineering, operations, software development, service management, and infrastructure support, IEO is an excellent organization within Yahoo to start and grow your career.

We offer a variety of internships to students who want jobs with real responsibility, outstanding training, and the chance to learn from the best through 1:1 mentorship in a small team setting. As an intern, you will gain valuable work experience while developing your skills and establishing a track record to set you up for a potential full-time position after graduation. 


During the course of your internship, you will take part in an exciting lineup of intern events and engage in important projects that significantly impact the success of our businesses. At the end of your summer, you will have the opportunity to present your work to our leadership and network hiring managers.

Your Day:

  • Participate in discussions as it pertains to team operations as well as tool development and optimization.

    • Develop project timelines, implement design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing, and ongoing support

  • Recommend modifications to processes and procedures, and contribute to best practices, architecture, and implementations

  • Other Assignments include the following:

    • Research and analysis of new tools and technologies to improve existing solutions

    • Apply probabilistic, machine learning and data mining techniques to engineer production software to improve infrastructure scalability, efficiency as well as end user experience

    • Gather requirements from a variety of operations team, set goals, and prioritize deliverables to meet business demands

  • Get involved in the intern outings, workshops, and trainings we have available

  • Learn as much as possible from Senior engineers and ask tons of questions and most of all, have fun!


You Must Have

  • Working toward a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related fields. Master's degree preferred.

  • Experience with Juniper and CiscoUnderstanding of Network DDoS and other types of network integrity attacks and resolution techniques

  • Knowledge about implementing network security policies

  • Understanding of network technologies/protocols required

  • Unix Environment. Linux, shell programming and familiarity with cloud computing

  • Experience or knowledge of Linux (RH) specifically with IPTables, IPFW, etc.

  • Knowledge in the following programming skills in: Perl, Python, or GO.

  • Excellent problem resolution skills

  • Experience in one or many of the following is a plus:

    • Network Security

    • Network Automation


Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

The compensation for this position ranges from $45,760.00 - $135,200.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements. 


If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.



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