Intern - Automation Engineer

at Acxiom LLC in Conway, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

As an Intern – Automation Engineer you will analyze problems, gather requirements, design, develop and configure the IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS management layers that support the integration, automation, testing, deployment and ongoing operations of software releases for Acxiom’s IT infrastructure. You will write code to develop tools that support the full IT lifecycle, from procurement through service operations. You will interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Internship details:

+ The internship will begin on January 5, 2022 or May 23, 2022

+ Our intention is to have interns work on-site in Conway, Arkansas if possible. However, your internship may begin virtually and could continue virtually for its entirety. We plan to transition interns to on-site work when teams transition back into the office, but we currently do not have a timeline for this transition

+ 20-25 hours/week work dedication during the semester and up to 40/week during breaks and summer

+ Anticipated graduation date between May 2022 – December 2022

+ Applicants for this internship position with Acxiom in the U.S. must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Acxiom (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (CPT/OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status)

What you will do:

+ Work closely with engineers to contribute to design and reliability discussions to maintain fault-tolerant systems

+ Track our various internal and external monitoring tools and systems to evaluate production capacity and performance

+ Tackle issues across the board – hardware, software, applications, network

+ Help build platform components to make Dev teams more efficient

+ Define processes for automating release deployments from QA to Production

+ Collaborate on environmental needs working with the Architect and/or lead Developer

+ Help design and implement the build and release ecosystem

+ Create/modify product environment diagrams and material specification documentation

+ Create/modify the Support Run Book with contributions from Dev teams as needed

+ Provide primary support for products in Test, Cert and Prod Environments

What you will need:

+ Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information systems, or related field

+ Basic knowledge of coding languages (e.g. Java, .NET)

+ Experience with shell scripting and at least one of the following scripting languages – Python, Ruby, Perl

+ Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle

+ Track record of practical solving and excellent communication skills

+ Tack-sharp analytical abilities, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

What will set you apart:

+ Understanding of installation practices applicable to the OS its running

+ Basic understanding of any of: Jenkins, Nexus, Kubernetes, Confluence, Service Now, Outlook, Lucidchart, GIT, and Public Cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)

+ Support and maintain existing technologies/processes while researching, prototyping, and implementing new solutions

+ Passion for open source communities and philosophies

+ Familiarity with system management tools – i.e. Ansible, Chef

Who are we seeking?

+ Top Talent & High Performers: We hire the brightest in the industry!

+ Innovative Collaborators: We drive operational improvements to promote efficiency and improve performance.

+ Future Leaders: We develop our people and promote from within.

+ Game Changers: We empower people to challenge the status quo and explore new possibilities.

+ Emotional Intelligence: We cultivate greatness both within ourselves and with others.

+ Hardworking Employees: We look for initiative to conquer complex challenges.

We believe in building an exciting workplace where associates feel highly motivated and want to engage every single day. It’s important to Acxiom that we invest in our culture and promote a healthy work-life balance. Acxiom has a fast paced, high-performance culture where we empower our people to do innovative, ground breaking work. You will always be guided to do what is right.

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.



Primary Location City/State:

Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

Who is Acxiom?

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Acxiom and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our recruiting department at 1-877-314-2049.

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Job Posting: JC194468931

Posted On: Oct 09, 2021

Updated On: Nov 27, 2021