Firefly Aerospace Inc. (�Firefly�) is an American end-to-end space transportation company committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch and spacecraft vehicles. Firefly�s launch vehicles utilize common technologies, manufacturing infrastructure, and launch capabilities, providing LEO launch solutions for up to ten metric tons of payload. Combined with Firefly�s in-space vehicles, such as the Space Utility Vehicle (SUV) and Blue Ghost Lunar Lander, Firefly provides the space industry with a single source for missions from LEO to the surface of the Moon or beyond. Firefly is headquartered in Cedar Park, TX.


As an Information Security Intern at Firefly, you will play a vital role in implementing and monitoring security controls to protect Firefly�s data from cyber-attacks, loss, or unauthorized access. You will be responsible for maintaining strong endpoint security through device patching and file encryption. You will also have the opportunity to assist in conducting cyber security training programs designed to educate an organization�s computer users. You will work closely with the Information Security Team to keep Firefly�s security system up and running. This will include implementing and testing new security features, managing user access control, planning computer and network upgrades, troubleshooting issues, and responding to security incidents. As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow under the guidance of the Information Security Manager while also being the primary point of contact for any IT security-related tasks/issues.


  • Assist in the implementation of security policies and procedures
  • Participate in vulnerability assessments and patching
  • Assist in the investigation of security incidents
  • Work with various teams to ensure compliance with security standards
  • Conduct research on emerging security threats and recommend solutions
  • Assist in the deployment and maintenance of security technologies



  • Must be currently enrolled in either a BS or MS program (or a recent graduate) at an accredited four-year university or college.
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
  • Willing to work in a hands-on, constantly evolving environment
  • Detail orientated, managing multiple priorities while maintaining focus towards a common goal
  • Strong interest in information security
  • Familiarity with security concepts and technologies
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Good communication and teamwork skills


  • Familiarity with networking concepts, protocols, and tools (e.g., TCP/IP, DNS, Wireshark)
  • Experience with security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and antivirus software
  • Knowledge of common programming and scripting languages such as Python, Bash, and PowerShell
  • Familiarity with cloud computing and related security considerations
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Certifications in information security (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISSP) are a plus but not required.

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, pet Insurance, and flexible PTO options.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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United States, Cedar park, TX Salary
Posted 2 months ago
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