At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar New York is on the lookout for an intern who possesses a passion for securing the Rockstar environment, specifically focusing on vulnerability management or SaaS security. This position is a paid, fixed term contract position running for 10 weeks from early June 2024 to mid-August 2024. This is a full-time position, with the expectation of a 40-hour work week. The successful candidate will work in Rockstar’s NYC headquarters in downtown Manhattan.


  • The Rockstar Security team is responsible for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Rockstar’s sensitive intellectual property and data.

  • We foster a security culture across all teams and disciplines at Rockstar, providing policy, standards, guidance, and awareness training to everyone.

  • We work closely with departments across the company to understand their workflows and help ensure they are following best security practices.

  • We work with technology stakeholders to assess our posture, build controls, and mitigate security risks.

  • Our team is on the front-line of monitoring, detecting, and responding to security related incidents.


  • Engage in project-based learning and achieve well scoped goals based on guidance and support from Leads and team members.

  • Work closely with IT and business teams on remediation and mitigation activities.

  • Track, document, and validate vulnerability remediation in our ticket management and CMDB systems.

  • Manage vulnerability reporting and metrics, including status updates for different stakeholders.

  • Troubleshoot issues with vulnerability management tools and resources.


  • This internship is intended for undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent graduates who have completed coursework in cybersecurity, security operations, security engineering, or a related field.

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


  • Strong understanding of the principles of vulnerability management.

  • Deep familiarity with the security of common infrastructure technologies that support a software development studio: Windows, Linux, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Visual Studio, Perforce (or distributed version control), VMware & enterprise virtualization, related storage, network and server platforms Experience working in interdisciplinary teams.

  • Self-motivated with excellent problem-solving abilities, including the ability to apply technically oriented concepts.

  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent writing skills.


Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Experience with scripting and process automation.

  • Experience with penetration testing and offensive security techniques.

  • Industry certifications preferred (CISSP, GSEC, OSCP, CEH, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Rockstar products.


Please apply with a resume and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is committed to creating a work environment that promotes equal opportunity, dignity and respect. In line with this commitment, Rockstar will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in order for such applicants to be considered for the position for which they are applying, as well as to qualified employees to enable them to perform the essential functions of their roles. If you need more information about Rockstar’s reasonable accommodation policies or process, or need to request an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, race, or any other protected category.

The pay range for this position in New York State (inclusive of New York City) at the start of employment is expected to be between the range below* per hour. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

NY Hourly Pay Range

$32—$34 USD