Internship - IT Security Specialist / Penetration Tester (m/f/x)

Avira offers students a lively and modern working environment, with wide-ranging personal development opportunities. It's your chance to develop your skills, innovate, and be part of a great team. Discover your true potential, while enjoying all the perks of cutting-edge technology in a laid-back atmosphere – with modern workspaces, a fitness studio, Italian coffee, free ice cream…

The Challenge

From the outset you will get the chance to work on a broad range of tasks and with a wide variety of technologies. Your activities will encompass auditing and reviewing web applications and drivers through to on-premises devices and private cloud instances. You will also have the freedom to initiate projects you have devised yourself.

To support the team, we are looking for a keen intern with a go-getter attitude and a passion to develop in this field.

The Team
In this role you will get to work with a young, enthusiastic, and dedicated team as a full team member.

What you will do/ What you can learn

As a Intern - IT Security Specialist / Penetration Tester, you will have the opportunity to perform a full range of tasks. These include:
  • Automating daily security
  • Penetration testing of our infrastructure and applications
  • Reproducing bug bounty reports as well as developing counter measures together with the team
  • Performing system architecture reviews
  • Involvement in projects such as SIEM integration and vulnerability management

The following points will help you to fulfill your responsibilities

  • A passion for cybersecurity
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to get to grips quickly with new technical subjects
  • Student of IT security, computer science, or a similar course of study
  • Good English skills
  • Basic experience with Python or other scripting languages
  • Basic knowledge of network architecture and components
  • Basic experience with operating systems such as Linux, Windows, and/or macOS

This job is based in Tettnang, Germany near Lake Constance (between Friedrichshafen, Ravensburg and Lindau).

Please upload your complete application by clicking the "Apply now" button, indicating your earliest availability as well as your preferred internship duration.

Benefits and perks:

New Work

Stylish building with roof terraces

Canteen and ChocaVira

Modern office concept

Learning & Development

Unlimited access to Udemy

Trainings & Conferences

Specialist Career

Health & Wellbeing

Gym and fitness courses

“JobRad” bike leasing

Medical checkups

Family & Living

Relocation Package

Vacation child care

Avira Prime licences


Onboarding events

Monthly Employee Meetings

Summer & Christmas parties

Location: Tettnang

How we hire


If you want the outcome of your work to have a direct impact on making the Internet a safer place for 500 million Avira users please get in touch!

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