Genuine Parts Careers

IT Intern, Cyber Security Engineer - Summer


Job Description

Job ID: 215811
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

Ready for a challenging and rewarding internship? This is your opportunity to work hands on with the leading automotive parts company and unleash your technology skills to move our business forward!

The Cyber Security group at GPC is offering a 2018 Cyber Security Engineer Summer Internship Program for talented, curious and enthusiast undergraduate level student. As part of the group, you will be working with the cyber security team and business managers to engage on cyber security projects to support engineering initiatives.

The Intern will be responsible for assisting with multiple projects in any function, process, or business unit within the Company. While the Intern will report through the GPC IT Shared Services, throughout the internship, the Intern will be exposed to several other departments within the organization and may be required to assist in other areas as necessary.


  • Currently pursuing undergraduate level degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Industrial Engineering or Computer Engineering

  • Working knowledge of information systems security standards and practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling)

  • Security knowledge of one or more of the following platforms: Windows/Unix/Linux

  • Knowledge of F5 ASM, Cisco SourceFire IPS

  • Experience with DNS, NTP and Citrix, TACACS, IDS, IPS and various SIEMS

  • Knowledge of protocols and technologies such as TCP, UDP, SSL, FTP, SMTP, NetBIOS and DHCP

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Exceptional customer-service approach

  • Windows Operating systems, primarily Windows 7. Windows 10 and iOS is a plus

  • Microsoft Office Applications, O365 is a plus

  • Experience with mobile devices and mobile email

  • Experience with troubleshooting network-related issues, such as client connectivity

  • Excellent written, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Possess confidence, flexibility and be a team player

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and prioritize work

  • Ability to communicate with individuals across all levels of the organization

  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

  • Overall grade point average of at least 2.75

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel)

  • Strong work ethic


  • Advanced Malware Appliance

  • Security Incident and Event Management Appliance

  • Cisco SourceFire IPS with Network Amp and FireAmp

  • Ensures compliance with organizational security rules and standards.

  • Coordinate and execute IT security projects

  • Coordinate response to information security incidents

  • Conduct research to keep abreast of latest security issues

  • Prioritize remediation of gaps based on internal and external audits

  • Prepares compliance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data

Closing Statement

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials.  Our products and services are offered through a network of over 2,000 operations, geographically located across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

With over 80 years of distribution expertise, our well-positioned, regionally located distribution centers provide us with the unique ability to adapt our product and service lines to better suit our customers' needs.  GPC's commitment and reputation for just-in-time service position us as a critical partner in our customers' success.

GPC began to diversify its product lines over 30 years ago into several end-markets with strong growth opportunities.  Although each product is unique, we have leveraged more than 80 years of distribution know-how to manage these businesses the GPC way - continually improving operating and distribution efficiencies.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.