Security Intern
Location: Barcelona, Spain Type: Part Time Min. Experience: Student (College)



Candidate Profile

We are looking for a student with experience in auditing web applications and ethical hacking projects, willing to develop his/her career in computer security.


Having the mission of supervising the network and infrastructure security, being corporate network or projects’ infrastructures, main responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Analyzing potential security incidents. As a second level of security monitoring, researching any suspicious security event and investigating its source.
  • Providing retro-feedback of the security monitoring rules and the monitoring platforms.
  • Handling the security operations procedure, security incidents response plan, and the internal infrastructure security assessment plan.
  • Collaborating in the projects (design and implementation) for increasing the scope of the security monitoring.
  • Security investigations, security patterns detection, early detection of potential security incidents.
  • Continuous security assessment of our Corporate IT infrastructure, both from the internal and the perimetral point of view.
  • Continuous security assessment of all Scytl applications, Code review and static and dynamic analysis.
  • Automatization of code analysis.
  • Extending the current security assessment process to other geographic locations and networks from other Scytl group Companies.
  • Continuous security assessment of our projects’ infrastructure, including ad-hoc projects and SaaS platforms.
  • Automating the monitoring process and the security tests, integrating them within the IT operations process and networks.

Being open for:

  • researching on security vulnerabilities in infrastructure components.
  • researching on new defensive security mechanisms related to software and infrastructures.
  • participating in the publication and broadcasting (e.g., conference presentations) of the research effort results and contribution of the company in security matters.


  • A person with high-interest in developing his/her career in computer security, with a strong security mindset.
  • Computing or Telecommunications Engineer / BSc are preferred; other university studies such as Physics or Mathematics are accepted.
  • Knowledge in IDS / network security monitoring tools (NSM) like Security Onion, Ossec, Snort...,
  • Technological skills to prepare scripts, queries, automatize tests and rules, and integrate with the applications that might require for the required operations.
  • Experience in using infrastructure vulnerability scanners and testing tools (nessus, openvas, nmap, Nexpose, metasploit…).
  • Knowled of security policies and procedures development.
  • Fluent in technical English, spoken and written.

Desired Requirements

  • Previous experience in Security Services firms (advisory or audit).
  • Experience as a security analyst of SaaS platforms.
  • Specific experience using Splunk and Splunk Forwarder.
  • Experience in System Administration and Web Application Firewalls.
  • Experience in other Security fields such as web application, forensic analysis, remote access systems, and strong authentication.
  • Knowledge of methodologies and security standards such as OWASP, OSSTMM, CWE/SANS, ISO27000...
  • Other languages are also an advantage.

Job Advantages

  • Company with +10 years in the international software market with global multinationals as investors in the company and partners (SAP, Microsoft, etc.).
  • Highly international working environment and culture.
  • Opportunity to be part of the worldwide leader in its market.
  • Scytl offices are located in Barcelona’s city center. New and modern offices, well located and communicated using public transport (FGC and TMB).
  • Young, learning, proactive, and research-oriented environment with real career development opportunities.