Vanderbilt University Information Technology (VUIT) has anexciting opportunity for a Cloud Engineer Intern. This CloudEngineer Internship is an opportunity for college juniors, seniors, and graduatestudents interested in obtaining personal exposure in higher education by serving in an internship allowing theindividual to gain broad exposure to and develop a better understanding of thevariety of operations and services within the defined department at Vanderbilt.The focus of this internship will be on engineering and administration ofcloud computing data analytics tools, as well as Cloud engineering anddeployment with Amazon Web Services (AWS.) This will include, but is notlimited to, provisioning servers (EC2 Instances), provisioning storage (S3Buckets), and provisioning Virtual Private Clouds and RDS.
The Cloud Services work unit providesenterprise cloud services to the institution by leveraging leading edge cloudcomputing technologies, tools, and techniques for cloud workloadprovisioning. The work unit acts as acloud services consultant and broker for infrastructure, platform, andsoftware-as-a-service (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) offerings for the various entitiesacross the institution. The unitleverages leading public cloud services providers such as Amazon Web Services(AWS) and Microsoft Azure as a part of its strategy for IaaS and PaaS clouddeployments. The unit also implementshybrid and private cloud deployment models for on-premises workloads notsuitable for public cloud.
Duties and responsibilities
Design,build, and maintain infrastructure and software platforms within cloud basedenvironments (i.e. AWS, Azure) using public cloud service modelsinfrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service offerings.
Migrateexisting on-premises services from physical data centers to cloud using cloudmigration and automation tools.
Writescripts to automate operations and server management.
MaintainQA and Production configuration using automation tools.
Buildand maintain operations tools for monitoring, notifications, trending, andanalysis.
Define,create, test, and execute operations procedures.
Troubleshootproduction issues and re-engineer production workloads.
Workcomfortably with automation and orchestration software.
Profile ofan Ideal Candidate
Must be anenrolled student in their Junior, Senior, or Graduate School years.
Has studied Linux/Unix operating systems
Has studied cloud computing and IaaS/PaaS cloud providers services, i.e. Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Platform, Microsoft Azure
Has studied Apache web server technologies
Has studied data analytics, database administration, data structures
Has studied coding/scripting i.e. PHP, Python, Java, Bash, Perl
Has studied continuous integration, deployment and release management
Strong desire to learn new technologies and explore new and creative ways to solve problems
About Vanderbilt Benefits
Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexiblebenefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death &dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirementplan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees,spouses, and dependent children.
VanderbiltUniversity, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private researchuniversity offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professionaldegrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving citycenter, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 facultyand staff. The university's students, staff, and faculty frequently citeNashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part ofthe Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertisewill be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is aplace where your diversity is sought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recentlynamed as one of ‘America's Best Large Employers’ and the top employer inTennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2018 (Forbes).
Commitmentto Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving thegoal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, andstudents. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campusvalues.
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About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.