Security Administration Intern


Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

This position is part of SPX Enterprises, LLC, which has a variety of businesses that focus on innovation, quality, product development and world-class manufacturing of our products. SPX businesses strive to be market leaders by providing reliable product solutions.


How you will make an Impact (Job Summary)


SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact.  As the Security Administration Intern, you will work closely with the SPX Information Security team to operate a comprehensive information security program.  You will work with various systems and technologies to ensure standard security controls are in place and learn operational security systems. You will support the SPX Information Security team with daily administration while learning and practicing skills to protect information systems in compliance with security policies, processes and standards.


Candidates comfortable with base level administration of Windows/Linux operating systems, network and cybersecurity technology, and application security will have a great opportunity to gain real world experience and sharpen their skills.


What you can expect to learn in this role (Job Duties)


While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be to:


  • Support the Information Security team in maintaining and operating security solutions
  • Monitor reports and security logs for unusual events
  • Provide vulnerability management reporting and remediation tracking
  • Assist with troubleshooting issues and provide technical support
  • Assist in completing information security operations documentation
  • Research security alerts and recommend remedial actions
  • Other projects as assigned that relate to the overall goals of the department and organization


What we are looking for (Education/Experience)


We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who demonstrates:


  • Good communication skills and can-do attitude
  • Familiarity with network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and associated network protocols and concepts
  • Strong work ethic with coursework and any prior work experiences
  • Flexibility to thrive in a rapidly evolving environment
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Attention to detail


Ideal Experience & Skills

  • Technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems (Windows and Unix)
  • Interest in learning security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management (IAM) systems, endpoint security solutions, vulnerability management tools and security event monitoring systems


Education & Certifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity or Security Engineering


Travel & Working Environment

  • Hybrid schedule
  • This role is full-time through the summer Months (May through August) with the potential to continue on a part-time basis through the school year


Thank you for your interest in our company.




SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.