Software Engineering Intern, DevOps and Automation, Summer 2022

Washington, DC
Jan 27, 2022
Feb 20, 2022
Full Time
Job Description

Arc XP is a cloud-based digital experience platform that helps enterprise companies, retail brands and media and entertainment organizations create and distribute content, drive digital commerce, and deliver powerful multichannel experiences. A division of The Washington Post, Arc XP has powered the digital transformation of customers across the globe, currently serving over 1,900 sites in more than 25 countries that reach nearly 2 billion unique visitors monthly.

We are currently looking for an Engineering Intern, DevOps & Automation, who will work on DevOps & automation across the platform. Our deployment automation is deeply embedded in cutting-edge technologies. Arc is using pipeline technology and Infrastructure as Code to help us manage everything from our largest server clusters and our smallest utility code. As a Software Engineering Intern, you will write automation tools and templates. You will collaborate and work with all Arc teams to help us realize our DevOps & automation goals.

We are currently looking for software engineering interns for the Summer of 2022. Ideal candidates should be currently enrolled in or have just completed a program in an accredited university or coding bootcamp.

  • Create canonical templates using AWS Cloudformation and Serverless Framework
  • Build deployment & infrastructure pipelines using AWS Codepipeline, Jenkins, CodeDeploy, Lambda, Serverless Framework.
  • Ensure developers are using good practices that are as completely automated as possible
  • Build additional automation tools where AWS' tools do not reach or where there are gaps: we have a tight integration with AWS but we know that their tools can't fit every use case.
  • Build tooling that helps Arc with multi-region redundancy
  • Improve and support existing automation tools
  • Help developers review their applications for good automation practices

  • Ideal candidates should be currently enrolled in or have just completed a program in an accredited university or coding bootcamp.
  • Solid understanding of the agile software development methodology
  • Solid understanding of version control principles
  • Solid understanding of software testing principles
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD principles
  • Experience with Cloud computing platform (AWS, Google Cloud, etc)
  • Interest in designing and implementing continuous-integration pipelines, including, but not limited to, AWS Codepipeline, Jenkins, Spinnaker
  • Interest in operating applications on AWS or another cloud provider.
  • Interest in operating applications that run on containers (Docker) and a container scheduling service, like Amazon ECS or Kubernetes.
  • Interest in automated deployment tools such as CloudFormation, CDK, and/or Serverless.
  • Interest in DevOps teams that own the full engineering lifecycle.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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