Cyber Detection and Response Engineering Intern (Hybrid/Remote)



Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Job Description

Who We Are

At Cboe, we inspire our people to solve complex challenges together because what we do matters. We provide the financial infrastructure that powers the global economy through work that invites connection. Our people power our trusted markets and in turn, we power them through robust benefits, perks and a company culture that prioritizes connection, collaboration and inclusivity. As a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, Cboe delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world.

Our Internship Program

Cboe interns work with a variety of staff across multiple departments and have the opportunity to put their skills to work in their field of interest, while learning about Exchange technology and operations through our robust Options Institute courses. The three main foundational pillars of our internship program are: develop, educate and network. We want to ensure each of our interns receive a real-world working experience that encourages academic, professional and personal growth. Candidates should be versatile, eager and able to work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive financial and technical environment. Our internship program runs from June to August.

Role Overview

This summer program is designed to engage you in day-to-day activities and projects contributing towards our team and corporate goals scheduled to begin in June and last through mid-August 2024. You will also apply what you have learned in the educational offerings to actual business situations. As an intern at Cboe, you will have the unique opportunity to learn about the financial industry through various educational offerings.

The Cyber Detection and Response Engineering Intern position is intended to provide exposure to various functions, security tools, and activities focusing on deployment, maintenance and support of security tools and products. The GDRE Intern will be tasked with a range of responsibilities that provide real-world, hands-on experience with SIEM, SOAR, EDR, cloud security products and tools to name a few. You will interact with members of the entire Cyber Security Team along with Network security and Infrastructure teams for the deployment and support of the security tools and products.


The ideal candidate will be an undergraduate or master's student with strong technology emphasis, majoring in Information Security, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience related to these fields.

The candidate should have good understanding of:

  • Basic security concepts
  • Basic knowledge and workflow of any major SIEM
  • Basic knowledge of using syslog and APIs
  • Basic knowledge of Linux commands for troubleshooting and tailing logs for errors
  • Basic knowledge of any ticketing systems /Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of commonly used TCP/UDP ports
  • Basic networking concepts
  • Basic Windows operating system concepts

The candidate should:

  • Have Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be a team player, should be self-motivated and quick to grasp security concepts


  • Learn how to onboard new data-sources into SIEM
  • Learn and understand SIEM vendor documentation and follow instructions
  • Assist in proof-of-concept activities for new security tools
  • Take and own responsibility in keeping Project confluence pages up to date
  • Ability to manage priorities and multi-task

Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our associates' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status.

The Basics

◆ Competitive compensation

◆ 2:1 Matching 401(k)

◆ Flexible, hybrid work environment


◆ Daily complimentary in-office lunch from local restaurants

◆ Endless free coffee and snacks to fuel your workday

◆ State of the art office hubs worldwide



Any communication from Cboe regarding this position will only come from a Cboe recruiter who has a @cboe.com email or via LinkedIn Recruiter. Cboe does not use any other third party communication tools for recruiting purposes.