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2024 Intern- Information Systems Security Officer - Hunt Valley, MD

Who We Are

We are Textron Systems, best known for innovative defense technologies and services. We are a part of Textron Inc, one of the world’s leading multi-industry companies, recognized for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat and many more. Our company leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative products and services.  


But our business is all about people – the customers who rely on us and the exceptional team that brings our mission to life. 


We've been in the industry for more than 50 years and embraced the unique capabilities that come with being a mid-sized player. We bring the agility of a small business to meet our customers' most urgent requirements and empower our team members to push past possible. We can scale quickly to solve the big problems, working across functions, sites, and business lines to make it happen. We’re comprised of 7 domains specializing in Air, Sea, Land, Weapons Systems, Electronic Systems, Propulsion, and Testing and Training Simulations.  


Start your career in a big way by joining Textron Systems. We are here to provide necessary and life-changing services and products to our customers. We are right where the real work happens. By joining our team, you will gain exciting and versatile experiences from day one to fuel your growth. Talent development is a big part of who we are. Don't just start your career - go big. 


Visit to read more about who we are and the products we make! 


About This Role

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Incumbent will serve as an INTERN INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST supporting information systems that process classified information and responsibilities as designated by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).
  • Will also coordinate duties with the Systems Administrator and/or Information Systems Security staff to ensure all Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements are implemented and functional.
  • Provides Information Security system administration and technical computer support for DoD Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), and Special Access Program (SAP)
  • Maintain working knowledge of the NISPOM, RMF, JSIG, JAFAN, DCIDs, and ICDs, with particular focus on Automated Information Systems (AIS)
  • Performs and tracks AIS self-inspections, reports, system tests and responses
  • Proficient in configuring security settings and policy on an AIS
  • Administers security infrastructure, and participates in formal certification, test, and evaluation activities
  • Conduct weekly audits of all AIS, identifies vulnerabilities and implements countermeasures
  • Works with technical program personnel and engineers to ensure development of compliant information systems security architectures, designs, and configurations to ensure development, transition, and delivery of accreditable architectures and systems
  • Supports, monitors, tests, and troubleshoots hardware and software Information Assurance (IA) problems pertaining to computers, in a network environment and the configuration and management of an enclave network environment in support of mission planning and classified networks.



  • Ability to run and interpret results from Information System (IS) audits on various operating systems.
  • Ability to run and interpret results from vulnerability security scans.
  • Ability to execute vulnerability patch management as required under the supervision of ISSM/ISSO.
  • Ability to identify problems; determine accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and provide recommendations.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
  • This position requires an individual to be a U.S citizen with the ability to obtain a security clearance.

Why Intern with Textron Systems?

As an intern with Textron Systems, you’ll become part of a team that is ALL IN, providing enduring solutions for a complex world. TOGETHER, we put tomorrow’s technology in the world’s hands today. During the intern period of 06/03//2024 – 08/09/2024, you will connect with people across multiple disciplines and locations, giving you exposure to new projects and mentorship. Below are a few, of many, additional highlights of the intern experience:

  • Networking with fellow interns, employees, and leadership across Textron Systems
  • Opportunity to apply to full-time positions or return internships before they are open to external applicants.
  • Employee Resource Group (ERG) participation including volunteer days, events, and collaborations.

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful.  We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences and unique perspectives. 


Our company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples of benefits our interns can take advantage of! 

  • Flexible Work Schedules: Enjoy compressed work week schedule that varies by allowing for additional days off such as 5/8, 9/80 and 4/10s, leading to additional Fridays off work! 
  • Dress for Your Day: No day is the same, so we don’t think you should dress like it. Dress smart for an important meeting, wear jeans for a casual day at the office or on the shop floor. 
  • Employee Discounts: We provide a one-stop-shop for access to exclusive offers and deep discounts from over 30,000 merchants and millions of products such as Bose, Apple, FitBit, HP, At&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, travel discounts and more! 
  • Career Development & Training Opportunities: We believe our people are our number 1 asset. At Textron Systems, we offer shadowing opportunities, mentorship programs and both on-site and virtual formal training to help our team grow in their careers.
  • Many More Benefits: Textron Systems offers many additional benefits you can take advantage of as well!


Templates for your Application 

We aim to make sure all candidates are considered on an equal basis.  To ensure your application accurately represents your skills and background, we encourage you to view a sample template resume and application tips located here.