Location: France City: Sophia Antipolis Department: R&D Contract Type: Internship

For over 20 years, Ekinops has been driving innovation in network systems. We provide opentrusted and innovative network connectivity and enable our customers’ success by delivering high value-added software-driven solutions. Today, over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers around the world, trust our people and technologies.  Over 50% of our near 500-strong team works in our multi-national Agile R&D centers. Our company has a strong international background, with sales offices strategically located around the world.

Job Description

As an Intern, you will support teams to find security vulnerabilities in target systems, networks, and applications developed by Ekinops R&D teams. By identifying the exploits used for attacking the targets, you will find a way to automate several attacks tools and scripts.

Content & activities

  • Perform penetration testing against R&D products
  • Assist with various automation and/or cybersecurity process enhancement initiatives
  • Automate security-testing tool for integrating them in a CI/CD pipeline
  • Automate penetration-testing tools by using attack scripts defined within Ekinops
  • Prepare and present a synopsis of experience with Ekinops at the end of the internship.


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in computer science (Master 1 or Master 2) or Engineering School degree in Cybersecurity or related area of study. If you are a recent graduate, you must be within 1 year of your graduation date.
  • No experience required.
  • Autonomous and able to make research, curious
  • Good communication skills


  • General understanding of cybersecurity, penetration testing and information security concepts.
  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following: UNIX/Linux OS, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare and give presentations
  • Manual Penetration Testing Experience (i.e. mapping applications, injecting SQLi, XSS, XXE, exploit creation): Web and Database Security Penetration Testing Experience

To apply

Ekinops endeavours to be an employer of choice. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values, which includes dynamism, empowerment and customer focus.

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