Cloud Operations Engineer, Internship

Palantir Technologies

Posted Under: Washington, DC jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 20599
Posted On: 2019-10-10


At Palantir, we re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.


As a Cloud Operations Engineer Intern, you will maintain reliable infrastructure so that our Forward Deployed Engineers and Product Teams can build products that solve our customers' hardest problems and can be counted on when they are needed most. During your internship, you will work collaboratively with engineers to understand what they need to get their jobs done. You care deeply about the availability and security of our systems, and configuration as code is your tool for ensuring that everything is operating as it should.
Core Responsibilities
* Manage and secure Linux-based cloud systems and networks at scale.

* Work with tools to automate critical aspects of production systems such as: configuration management and deployment of infrastructure.

* Maintain the stability and performance of the cloud platform.

* Utilize the latest industry standard tools and practices to meet the evolving needs of our internal engineers/developers and external customers.

Technologies We Use
* Languages: Ruby, Python, Go, and Java

* Systems Management: Terraform, Docker, Ansible, and Puppet

* Cloud Platforms: AWS, Azure

* Linux: CentOS (6 and 7)

What We Value
* Coding/scripting fluency in at least one language and a commitment to automate solutions.

* Experience with Linux systems from the kernel level and up.

* Experience with configuration management solutions.

* Track record of successfully deploying and running configuration management systems.

* Desire to see features through from development to deployment in production environments.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Ability to work both on a team and independently, and make decisions under minimal supervision.

* Must be planning on graduating in 2021.

Palantir is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information. We will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.

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