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Software - Product Security Engineering Internship (Fall 2022)

Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around August or September 2022 and continue through the entire Fall term (i.e. through December) or into early Spring 2023 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, for most internships. Please consider before submitting an application.
International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to part-time depending on their academic standing. 

Internship Programs at Tesla
The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where they will grow both technically and personally through their experience working closely with their manager, mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows for the intern to experience life at Tesla by giving them projects that are critical to their team’s success.
Instead of going on coffee runs and making copies, you’ll be seated at the table making critical decisions that will influence not only your team, but the overall achievement of Tesla’s mission.

• Palo Alto, CA

About the Team
We are looking for a highly motivated penetration tester intern to help Tesla to continue raising the bar on security to work on Model S, 3, X, Y and future projects. Tesla’s “connected cars” are backed by a large infrastructure of systems that provide critical data to vehicles. The security of these systems is the highest importance. Tesla’s Red Team members carry out attacks and security assessments to aid assurance that security has been properly implemented.
As a Red Team Security Engineering intern for Tesla, you will get an opportunity to attack Tesla products and services. Successful candidates will have passion for owning and a desire to make the world a better place. If you enjoy CTFs and finding new vulnerabilities, this internship is calling your name.
We are looking for a Red Team Security Engineering intern with experience in attacking a wide range of targets including network infrastructure, Windows/Linux/UNIX servers, web applications, and embedded devices.

• Breaking everything you touch (and helping us fix it).
• Conducting penetration tests against Tesla networks, services and product.
• Performing security assessments on third-party services and software.
• Collaborating with engineers to develop secure services.
• Auditing source code for security vulnerabilities.
• Develop/implement automated systems to help spot known security exposures.

• Currently working towards a BS, MS, or advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, Electrical Engineering or related field, with practical software engineering experience.
• Strong grasp of secure architecture design.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
• Security experience in one or more of: C, C++, PHP, Go, x86, ARM, CAN, cryptography, reverse engineering, wireless networks, common web vulnerabilities (SQLi, XSS, CSRF), exploit development.
• Strong penetration testing experience a plus.
• Experience auditing code and features.
• Experience in CTF or other security challenges.