About New York City Cyber Command
New York City Cyber Command (NYC3) was created in 2017 by Executive Order to lead the city’s cyber defense efforts, working across more than 100 agencies and offices to prevent, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats.New York City Cyber Command (NYC3) is committed to protecting City systems and technology infrastructure that enable vital services to New Yorkers from cyber threats, and helping residents become safer in their digital lives.
As the organization defending the largest municipality in the country, NYC3 is charged with directing citywide incident response, setting citywide cybersecurity policies and standards, and working with city agencies to strengthen their cyber defenses.
About Urban Technology
Urban Technology provides highly functional, available, trusted solutions that prevent, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats. Our Software Engineering team develops, constructs, tests, and maintains the software architecture necessary for big data analytics. Our Security Architecture team designs and implements highly defensible security infrastructure on behalf of NYC government agencies. Our Service Delivery team is responsible for providing NYC3 with IT infrastructure support and IT help desk services. Finally, our Cyber Programs team leads Urban Technology’s data protection and identity & access management (IAM) initiatives.
About the Position
We are seeking a motivated and tech-savvy Project Management Intern to support the Urban Technology’s Portfolio Management Team. At the direction of a Program Manager, you will manage Urban Technology’s projects which include software engineering, network engineering, cybersecurity, and Sysops initiatives. Additionally, you will coordinate with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are synchronized and properly resourced.
Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Lead daily project meetings in accordance with Urban Technology’s established policies
Assist with the development of detailed project plans to monitor and track project progress
Track Proofs-of-Concept (PoC) trials for new technology solutions as part of ongoing projects or as independent projects
Support frequent risk assessments and cost-benefit analyses to identify and resolve issues that may disrupt projects
Provide weekly project reports and metrics to key stakeholders
Pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, or Project Management with coursework in Computer Science and/or Cybersecurity
Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information System Management, Business Administration (or significant coursework in these areas)
Experience completing projects according to outlined scope and timeline
Strong written and oral communications skills
Basic knowledge of concepts in software and data engineer or;
Basic knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols or;
Basic knowledge of core cybersecurity technologies
Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job, and self-directed training
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Students who will be enrolled full-time during the Fall 2021 semester in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited institution or undergraduates graduating in the Fall of 2021.
All internship applications must include a resume/CV and a cover letter in order to be considered. The cover letter should explain why you are interested in the position and why you are the best candidate. The cover letter should not simply repeat the information available on your resume/CV.
Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, this opportunity will be remote. Internship will be unpaid and interns must show proof of their university giving academic credit or funding from their university or authorized 3rd party. The length of this full time, 35 hour per week internship will be no longer than 12 weeks.