DevOps Intern-Trainee

Employer: Delta Dental
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Other
Last Updated: 11/1/2018
Closing Date: 6/30/2019
Delta Dental
At Delta Dental of Virginia, we are passionate about good oral health. In fact, dental benefits coverage is our specialty. For more than 50 years, we have been working to improve the oral health of Virginians by providing flexible, affordable dental benefit plans and building the largest network of participating oral health providers in the state.
Job Description Position Summary:
Want to be part of an amazing Cloud transformation journey and learn from strong Developers, Architects and Engineers? The Core Platform Architecture and Engineering team helps the organization through research of cutting edge technologies and designing and implementing patterns to solve our business problems. As an intern in this team, you will have the opportunity to learn new technologies, understand practices like DevOps, and practice implementing solutions by adopting industry best practices.

Position Requirements – Day to Day Tasks:
  • Develop components using AWS and/or other cloud technologies
  • Research and customize implementation of open source tools for CI/CD
  • Document and present solution designs/approaches to supervisors and other members of the team
  • Entry level position; candidate must be motivated and willing to learn
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field required or to be completed by December 2018
  • Some experience with open source Operating Systems like Linux or any other Unix flavor
  • Some experience with languages like Java, Go, Node.js, or Python
  • Perseverance to drive a hard problem to conclusion under supervised guidance
  • Ability to mix fun and work
Nice to Have
  • Prior DevOps Experience
  • Any DevOps Certification
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Use of hands is required for such technological devices such as a computer, telephone, blackberry and others. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will be required to travel (sometimes long distances) to attend required meetings.
  • Work environment: The work is limited to the office environment with occasional trips to other office facilities or locations necessitating walking outdoors or driving. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
  • Corvesta is a drug-free work environment. Corvesta provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service or other protected status.
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