Pearson Cloud Engineering Intern in Bloomington, Minnesota

Cloud Engineering Intern

Description

Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

In this exciting and fast-paced role you will help Pearson VUE in its move to the Cloud in a DevOps culture. TheCloud Engineering Internwill be responsible for the implementation and support of the Pearson VUE cloud infrastructure in a variety of cloud environments including AWS and Azure.

You will have the chance to experience “life in the POD” and build skills while workingclosely with other team members to support the design, automation, and deployments of applications and infrastructure.You will assist in implementing the continuous delivery and cloud deployment framework.

You should have an interest (technical experience preferred) in building infrastructure and applications for scalability, resiliency, availability, and recovery. A key portion of your job will be to help move from a traditional infrastructure deployment model to an infrastructure as code model with automation and monitoring via DevOps.As part of your internship, you will partner with a technology mentor to help you continue to grow, learn and contribute.

This internship also has an Engineering focus where you'll have an opportunity to participate in Panel Discussions (Leadership & Former Interns), learn more about our broader organization by being exposed to "Day in the Life of" job overviews, and engage in all-intern social events.

The Cloud Team Intern will:

  • Participate in scrum activities like backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily stand-up, retrospectives and reviews.

  • Implement entire stories or subset of tasks or fix defects as part of an agile development team.

  • Document and escalate defects per standard processes

  • Other duties as assigned by managers or leads.

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience:

  • Completion of at least Sophomore level coursework (Junior level strongly preferred) Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or closely related field

  • Familiarity with at least one programming language (Java preferred)

  • Solutions focused, self-motivated and curious

  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and efficiently

  • Excellent technical analysis and problem solving skills

Desired Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Desire to learn and expand knowledge in development languages, applications, and tools

  • AWS or Azure services like EC2, S3, ELB, etc.

  • Container technologies such as Docker

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-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

Job: Project/Temporary Workforce

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1900319

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.