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Fall 2023 Software Security Co-Op/ Intern

Company: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences - the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world's most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team.
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Fall 2023 Software Security Co-op/Intern
LOCATION: San Diego, Ca
ONSITE: This role requires the student to work from the San Diego office throughout the duration of the Co-op/Intern term. First time Co-ops/Interns should work full-time and onsite.

  • Fall: Start Date August 21st, September 11th or September 25th, 2023 - December 15, 2023 The Role
    The AMD is looking for an engineering intern to join our Product Security Engineering (PSE) team to perform security research and validation of AMD products including EPYC server, Ryzen processor and GPUs. Your role will help ensure AMD's mission around security, software reliability and security assurance.
    The Person
    As a member of the Product Security Engineering (PSE) team you will be part of a team that focuses on creative ways to analyze the security posture of all AMD products. Under guidance of senior security engineers, you will perform security assessments (Red Team) on AMD products, detecting and mitigating security vulnerabilities. You will learn to leverage internal and external tools like IDA, Ghidra, Kali Linux. Mestasploit to help discover vulnerabilities. You will be allowed to explore your creativity by implementing proof of concepts to demonstrate the impacts of discovered vulnerabilities. You will contribute to the implementation of fuzzing framework that will be leveraged by various departments.
    Key Responsibilities
    • You will work software and hardware engineers to replicate development environments to perform security analysis.
    • Under guidance, perform vulnerability analysis, code review, static analysis, security testing/fuzzing, and exploitation techniques.
    • Learn to identify and exploit security vulnerabilities to help determine the security threat level.
    • Contribute to the develop automated fuzzing framework that can be leveraged by research team, software development and test groups to perform targeted adversarial security testing and validation.
    • Document findings and work with leadership to create a mitigation strategy. Preferred Experience
      • Prior software internship experience.
      • Experience with Linux, device drivers and x86 development.
      • Candidate should be good in technical problem solving and have excellent programming skills in C/C++ and/or Scripting languages like Python or Perl.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Knowledge of security technologies and the semiconductor industry.
      • Interest in Ethical Hacking. Academic Credentials
        • Studying towards PHD, MS or BS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering BENEFITS:
          • Benefits compensation range $35.00-$55.00 hourly commensurate with experience
          • Healthcare coverage, dental and vision
          • Paid holidays
          • Relocation stipend
          • Education assistance for required Co-op/Intern course
            At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package. Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here .
            AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants' needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Keywords: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc., San Diego , Fall 2023 Software Security Co-Op/ Intern, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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