Education Horizons - Cybersecurity Intern

Perth, WA

About Us 


Education Horizons is a leading Australian EdTech provider that provides K-12 schools with integrated, end-to-end teaching, learning, and school management software solutions. Our solutions support students, parents/guardians, staff, and the broader school community globally. 



Role Responsibilities 


  • Acts as an SME in the application security space 
  • Partners with engineering and product teams to ensure adequate consideration of modern application security techniques at all stages of the product pipeline
  • Keeps track of vulnerabilities and threats
  • Conducts risk analysis in collaboration with the Head of Information Security and other key stakeholders
  • Contributes to security and related policies
  • Manage DAST program across multiple products
  • Perform CIS benchmarking and remediation across cloud estate  




Required skills/knowledge 


  • A keen interest in App Sec, Pen Testing, and ethical hacking
  • Understanding of modern application security practices, SAST, DAST, SCA, API testing
  • A good understanding of security standards such as OWASP, NIST, CIS, and the Essential 8
  • Knowledge of key web application risks (XSS, CORS, Outdate libraries, SQL Injection, HSTS, etc)
  • Ability to perform analysis of security risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • Understanding of incident management, including security incidents 



Desired Skills 


  • User empathy for finding hidden use cases and facilitating collaboration between the teams
  • Proven ability to communicate technical issues with non-technical and non-security focused people 
  • Ability to prioritise competing work priorities
  • Ability to research complex technical solutions 





Must be working towards an Australian Computer Science Degree, preferably majoring in Cybersecurity. 



This role amounts to $34,000 tax-free for an Undergraduate working full-time for six months.

For more details contact Sarah Maiden:

Phone: 0401 317 879 Apply now

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  • Type

    Work Integrated Learning

  • Company

    Education Horizons

  • Scholarship Amount


  • Undergrad or Postgrad


  • Length

    6 months

  • Working hours

    Full time

  • Required residency

    Australian citizen or permanent resident

  • Application closing date


  • Expected start date


  • Location

    Perth, WA