Information Security Co-op (non-engineering)

Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 66294 

Job Description

The Information Security Co-op is responsible for supporting the various information security program initiatives and will work closely with internal IT teams. This is an excellent opportunity to get immersed in the Skyworks culture while developing “hands-on” skills and experience supporting activities relating to Information Security Governance Risk and Compliance. To do well in this role, you should have knowledge of the different security frameworks (ISO, NIST, CIS) and an understanding of security best practices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and document security standards and procedures.
  • Enhance the security training program for company employees.
  • Conduct phishing simulations and assign security training for repeat offenders.
  • Perform internal security controls reviews, identify gaps, and monitor remediation activities through completion.
  • Develop dashboards to showcase the Information Security maturity progression.
  • Assist with the implementation of various security toolsets
  • Help with Project Management activities for various compliance initiatives (e.g. CMMC, Privacy)
  • All other duties as assigned by the Sr. Manager of Information Security.


  • College student currently enrolled in a degree program in pursuit of Cyber Security, Information Technology, or related field preferred
  • Ability to work for 6 consecutive months starting June 2022 
  • Ability to understand and interpret security frameworks, compliance concepts and security policy objectives
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


Preferred Skills:        

  • Familiarity with various security standards and frameworks (COBIT, NIST, ISO, SANS)
  • Understanding of controls requirements for SOX, GDPR, CCPA and other privacy laws
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM



Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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