2022 Summer Intern: Network Engineer - Data Integrity

Intern Austin, Texas Posted 11/09/2021 Areas of interest: Data Center Infrastructure, Intern, Network Engineering Requisition Number: 296311BR GGN100
At a Glance
  • You’re a motivated rising senior student with a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following areas listed below from an accredited college or university:
    • Engineering
    • Telecommunications
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Computer Science
    • Data Engineering
  • This is a learning-intensive program designed to give you essential business insights and hands-on experience in your field of choice. It’s a full-time, 10-week commitment from June 1, 2022 through August 5, 2022.
  • Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

The Spectrum Internship Experience
You have clear aspirations and are seeking a summer internship program that will help you meet them. Find it at Spectrum, named one of the Top 100 Internship Programs in the United States by WayUp.


Our internships are designed to provide:
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you already have, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting.
  • First-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry.
  • Opportunities to connect you with people who can give you a better understanding of the industry and help you accomplish real goals you can add to your résumé, this includes assigning you a formal mentor and interactions with senior executives.

What you can expect in this role
As a Spectrum Intern, you’ll be essential to two teams — your respective department and your Intern peer group. Department and team-focused projects account for about 80% of your schedule. You’ll spend the other 20% on professional development sessions and networking activities, including the Kickoff Conference on June 1, webinars, community service, cross-functional project, and final presentations.

Internship responsibilities may include
  • Actively support all efforts to enhance the quality, consistently, and accuracy for all Network Inventory Management systems to correctly represent the Spectrum Enterprise network.
  • Assist in validating network designs adhere to the standards set forth by Spectrum Enterprise.
  • Make corrections and/or updates to designs inside the inventory management system.
  • Work within industry standard Sales, CRM, and engineering tools for legacy documentation.
  • Assist in the development of network automation tools by providing Business Requirements and performing UAT along side development teams.
  • Track, manage, and report out on project status.
  • Work with CLI across multiple platforms such as Cisco, Juniper, Nokia, Rad and Adva.
  • Performs other duties as requested by manager.

Here’s what it takes to get started

Required qualifications
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited College or University completing a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or greater in current program
  • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship


Preferred qualifications
  • Ability to understand complex technical documentation, processes, and problem resolution.
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Deadline-driven with the ability to learn new technologies and work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Basic data networking knowledge (OSI Model, TCP/IP, Optical Transport)
  • Basic understanding of optical transmission technologies including SONET, DWDM, CWDM, and EPON services.
  • Basic knowledge and skill of creating and manipulating reports within Excel or other similar software
  • Basic knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
  • Basic knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations.
  • Basic knowledge of basic network devices and network appliances
  • Basic knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio
  • Basic knowledge of network automation using scripting technologies such as Python.
  • Understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
GGN100 296311 296311BR

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