Context and Role

As an intern of the Opera Security Team, you will be involved in our daily tasks and will have the opportunity to try multiple activities that fit your personal profile and skills. Our security internship program, which started in 2014, has given many a successful career start in security. Let’s make the internet a safer and better place together!

Working closely with our security team members, you will:

  • Participate in security assessments of Opera IT infrastructure
  • Work on risk analysis and threat modeling
  • Scan our networks and help the team to ensure that our systems are patched and up to date
  • Follow-up on the known security issues and suggest improvements
  • Explore new security tools and frameworks


  • Strong passion for security and privacy
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

You will get extra points if

  • You have some experience in SIEM/IDS and log analysis
  • You have a hands-on experience with *nix systems
  • You can demonstrate how install a HTTPS web server securely
  • You have experience in configuring a local network and/or you have taken a course in computer networking
  • You can write scripts and automate tasks
  • You know basic principles of access control