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Pearson Intern - SRE (Site Reliability Engineer) in Iowa City, Iowa

Intern - SRE (Site Reliability Engineer)

Description

PEARSON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Site Reliability Engineer

Pearson Interns - Helping shape the future of education

Why join Pearson’s intern program?

Pearson is the world’s learning company. We help people of all ages acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their work and careers. We believe that everyone should be able to keep learning, every day and in every way, throughout their lives. Bringing together everything we know about the science of learning and the latest technology, we’re shaping the future of teaching and learning.

As an intern with our Site Reliability Engineering group, you'll get to work with teams who are running Pearson's most critical systems at Superbowl scale. You'll get exposure to a variety of Amazon Web Services, and see how we use them to deliver assessments reliably, securely, cost-effectively, and with maximum performance.

What you'll be doing: We're looking for someone to help us improve our internal documentation and tools. Responsibilities will include learning and using technologies like Docker and Terraform to help us speed up the time to create a new project, and have it production-ready in the cloud. Precocious interns may go so far as to assist in improving our internal tools which cover a variety of programming languages (Python, Golang, and Ruby), or assisting full-time team members in their daily duties

What Does the Internship Program Offer?

Successful candidates will spend 10 weeks working with our technology teams.

You’ll be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on June 7th and ends August 13th.

Job description

  • Assist with penetration testing of internal URLs

  • Assist with documentation of GuardDuty findings

  • Learn to navigate and familiarize yourself with Amazon Web Services

  • Learn to navigate Terraform to build, change, and version infrastructure and efficiently

Qualifications

What are we looking for in an Intern

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate technical degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative problem-solver

  • Collaborative team-player

  • Self-motivated and curious learner

  • Familiarity with programming languages, such as Java, Python, Golang, and Ruby

  • Graduation date between 2021 and 2023

  • Interns should be within driving distance of office location

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-IA-Iowa City

Work Locations: US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245

Job: Project/Temporary Workforce

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Internship

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 9, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 2009457

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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