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2019 Summer Intern: Site Reliability Engineer

Date posted 02/26/2019 Requisition Number: 233262BR Location: United States - Colorado - Englewood Area of Interest: Engineering/Technical Operations, Network Engineering, Other Position Type: Intern
At A Glance
  • You’re a motivated rising Junior or above with a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following majors listed below from an accredited four-year university:
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Data Science
    • Engineering— Computer Science, Software Development, Coding, Programming
    • Network Engineering
    • Information Technology
    • Management Information Systems
  • 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 May 29, 2019 through August 2, 2019.
  • Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

Spend a productive summer with Spectrum
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 first-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry. We offer opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you already have, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting. We’ll 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. The mentorship opportunities and proximity to leadership are benefits with far-reaching potential in your professional education.

It’s about learning and growing
You’re dedicated, and that means your time as much as your effort. This 10-week, 40hr/week internship offers exposure to real-world business. As a Spectrum Intern, you’ll be essential to two teams — your respective department and your Intern peer group. Partner with other accomplished and dedicated interns on research and cross-functional projects. You’ll have an opportunity contribute real value and meaning to the larger organization.

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 May 29 and 30, webinars, community service, and final presentations. As part of a peer community, you’ll contribute to cross-functional group projects, and should be ready to take on new projects as they come up.

What you can expect in this role
This future Engineer will be filling the role of a Site Reliability Engineer (SRC). A SRE will spend up to 50% of their time doing "operations" related work such as working issues, troubleshooting and manual intervention. Since the software system that an SRE oversees is expected to be highly automatic and self-healing, the SRE should spend the other 50% of their time on development tasks such as new features, scaling or automation. The ideal SRE candidate is a highly skilled system administrator with knowledge of code and automation.

This intern position will be focused on developing terraform and chef, to automate application deployments into an openstack platform. Additionally, will be looking a leveraging the platform to perform dynamic auto-scaling and building data driven models.

Here’s what it takes to get started
Skills and experience required for this role include:
  • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
  • Housing and transportation; these are not provided by Spectrum
  • Coding, programming
  • Linux, Unix
  • Predictive modeling, machine learning
  • Problem solving skills
  • Scripting and reporting
  • Systems Administration
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Linux (any variant) Chef, Puppet or Ansible Virtualization Technology Scripting Languages (Python, JavaScript, any shell language)

The Spectrum brand is powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications
reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified
employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum
qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability,
national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal,
state or local laws.

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