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Product Security Intern



Wilmington, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Company overview:

TraceLink’s software solutions and Opus Platform help the pharmaceutical industry digitize their supply chain and enable greater compliance, visibility, and decision making. It reduces disruption to the supply of medicines to patients who need them, anywhere in the world.

Founded in 2009 with the simple mission of protecting patients, today Tracelink has 8 offices, over 800 employees and more than 1300 customers in over 60 countries around the world. Our expanding product suite continues to protect patients and now also enhances multi-enterprise collaboration through innovative new applications such as MINT.

Tracelink is recognized as an industry leader by Gartner and IDC, and for having a great company culture by Comparably.


As part of the Security team, the Product Security Intern will help support and advance the security of TraceLink’s applications. Working closely with the Product Security team, this role will improve security integration throughout the software development lifecycle. This includes activities such as supporting application security tools, developing and using applications to automate security tasks, and investigating findings from tools.


  • Learn and apply new concepts and best practices in Application Security

  • Build features and maintain team-developed application security tools

  • Research secure coding best practices for company-relevant programming languages

  • Update and maintain secure coding standards and other security knowledge base

  • Analyze data provided to the Product Security team for reported issues

  • Perform security testing activities during assessment periods of TraceLink products

  • Review source code pull requests for security-related considerations

  • Triage security issues reported through tooling or disclosure communications

  • Create documentation, reports, and follow-up tasks from team exercises

  • Support efforts where needed for Product Security initiatives

  • Work in an agile process; maintaining assigned stories and providing regular updates

Skills and Requirements:

  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems Security, or a related field

  • Familiarity with the OWASP Top 10

  • Java coding experience

  • Willingness to learn and apply best security practices

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with the Spring Boot framework

  • Familiarity with MVC architecture

  • A hacker's mindset


TraceLink is headquartered in Wilmington, MA.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

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