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CSIR: Internship Programme 2020

CSIR: Internship Programme X4 2021

CSIR: Internship Programme X4 2021

CSIR: Internship Programme 2020

CSIR: Internship Programme X4 2021

The CSIR has Internship opportunities in the Information and Cyber Security Centre within the Defence and Security Cluster. The purpose of the Internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience through involvement in information and cybersecurity R&D projects. This opportunity will allow successful candidates to be involved in the research, conceptualization, design, development, testing, and/or maintenance of cybersecurity and identity management solutions with the aim to protect overall ICT assets in the public and private sector. These are based in Pretoria and Johannesburg.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science/engineering or related fields;
  • An Honours degree in information technology, computer science/engineering or related will be advantageous;
  • Knowledge of Information and Cyber Security topics such as network security, mobile security, identity management, data security, web security, database security, governance, and/or cyber security in general;
  • Knowledge in software design and development;
  • Competency with latest programming and scripting languages such as C#, Java, Python, JavaScript, NodeJS, ReactJS, and others;

Skills:

  • Skills in the following is essential:
    • Linux and Windows Operating Systems including Virtual Machines;
  • Computer literacy and competency in MS Office;
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Be independently conduct research, capture research results and write technical reports;
  • Interact with peers and superiors;
  • Work across diverse information and cyber security domains;
  • Solve challenging and complex technical security problems;
  • Innovate and create new solutions for current cyber security problems;
  • Plan, prioritise and time management;
  • Work independently in a team context;
  • Take ownership of own career and development;
  • Decision-oriented and meet deadlines;
  • Willingness to acquire new skills.

Closing date: 10 January 2021

How to apply:

To apply online for CSIR internship programme click here 

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