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

Intern - SRE (Site Reliability Engineer)

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PEARSON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Site Reliability Engineer

Pearson Interns - Helping shape the future of education

Job description

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.

The ideal candidate should have a graduation date between 2020 and 2022 and should be within driving distance of office location.

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.

We’re looking for the next generation of talented undergraduates to join our team for an unforgettable 10-week internship. An internship at Pearson is an opportunity to bring your own unique perspective as a learner, together with your academic knowledge, technical skills, and enthusiasm, to help create products used by students like you.

As one of our interns, you will gain a comprehensive introduction to our business. You’ll be assigned to a team and work on real-life projects that bring our products and services to life. On the job training and professional development will be provided to enable you to contribute to the business. You’ll also have direct access to a senior member of the team, as each intern will be mentored to help you make the most of the ten-week program.

We foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where our people can be themselves. Every idea and perspective is valued so that our products reflect the people we serve — our teachers and learners.

What Does the Internship Program Offer?

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

You will be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on Monday, June 1st and ends Friday, August 7th

Qualifications

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: Feb 12, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1916964

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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