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Information Security Analyst Co-Op

Department: 205 IT

Location: Waltham, MA

Company Overview:

Dyne Therapeutics is a clinical-stage muscle disease company focused on advancing innovative life-transforming therapeutics for people living with genetically driven diseases. With its proprietary FORCE™ platform, Dyne is developing modern oligonucleotide therapeutics that are designed to overcome limitations in delivery to muscle tissue seen with other approaches. Dyne has a broad portfolio of programs for serious muscle diseases, including candidates for myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1), Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). For more information, please visit, and follow us on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

Role Summary

The Information Security Analyst Co-op will work closely with Dyne's IT Team to ensure the protection of confidential and sensitive information. You will continue to implement and mature Dyne’s information security program, assessing the highest risks, and implement mitigation strategies. You will implement and operate security tools and provide first level incident response. You will work closely with all levels of employees, helping to assist and educate them to help keep Dyne’s data assets safe. If you want a fast-paced co-op experience at a dynamic organization, you belong here. You provide enthusiasm, creativity, and hard work, while we’ll provide mentorship and opportunities to contribute. You should have uncompromising attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines. 

This role is based in Waltham, MA without the possibility of being a remote role. This role will be for a 6 month period beginning in January 2023.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Operational support for information security tool alerts, triaging, and maintenance  
  • Execute on information security activities such as vulnerability management, data loss prevention, disaster recovery planning, risk management, etc. 
  • Perform first level incidence response and computer forensics activities  
  • Assess security controls and evaluate security posture of organizational internal controls 
  • Implement security policies and standard operating procedures  
  • Evaluate third party relationships for compliance to organization security standards  
  • Collaborate with IT department and business colleagues to implement department systems and processes as an SME  
  • Research security trends, new methods, and techniques used in order to preemptively eliminate the possibility of system breach 


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year accredited college or university, or master's program, studying Technology, Information Security or Systems, Engineering, Business, Computer Science, or similar
  • Strong understanding of information security concepts with the ability to research technical challenges and learn quickly to provide security guidance
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and independently with attention to details 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 
  • Proactive attitude 
  • Enjoy interacting with and helping people 



The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principles functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance workload.

This description is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time.  The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned. All Employees are expected to adhere to all company policies and act as a role model for company values.

Dyne Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.