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Lincoln Financial Group Cyber Security - Identity Engineering Internship (June 2022) in Boston, Massachusetts

Alternate Locations: Work from Home (Excluding Colorado); Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois)

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

Relocation assistance will be considered/provided for this opportunity within our company guidelines.

Level: N/A

Requisition #: 67510

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

The Role at a Glance

We are excited to bring on a Cyber Security – Identity Engineering Intern to join our 2022 Summer cohort.

Background Details:

This Intern will be focused on improving identity lifecycle management processes, credential management and rotation along with working side by side with our Identity Engineers. This experience will provide the background needed to both understand LFG’s current Identity and Access Management (IAM) strategy and to work within a range of IAM tools to push our organization forward.

What you’ll be doing

  • Identity Lifecycle Management – Working with App Dev Engineers and Application Owners to understand how users are maintained within their systems. This information is critical to integration with our Identity tools.

  • Credential Management and Rotation – Work with PAM (Privileged Access Management) solutions to increase and automate the frequency with which we secure and rotate our credentials.

  • Scripting and Automation – Leveraging scripting languages and CI/CD development to build and integrate our IAM and PAM solutions into additional systems.

  • Role Assignment Review – Analyze our existing security assignments against target systems, such as Azure AD, to improve them and offer solutions for getting closer to least privilege access.

What we’re looking for


  • College rising- junior or senior

  • Must have availability to work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, between the dates of June 6, 2022 – August 5, 2022

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship


  • Demonstrates solid relationship management skills with internal and/or external clients (e.g. management, peers, colleagues, customers, etc.).

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail.

  • Sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

What’s it like to work here

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What’s in it for YOU

  • Potential to turn into a full-time position after graduation

  • Receive ongoing coaching and mentoring

  • Add value to the organization through meaningful work

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

  • Gain exposure to senior executives and build a valuable network of peers, managers, and leaders acrossthe company

About the Company/Who is Lincoln Financial

Led by over 10,000 employees Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive ( environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Work Arrangement:

Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances.

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.