Intern - Systems Engineer

at Acxiom LLC in Conway, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Systems Engineers ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of information systems that support core organizational functions and customers. This internship will focus on roadmap/foundation initiatives helping to advance the introduction of technologies like: Airflow, Spark, Kubernetes & Ansible. At the direction of the owner architect, the Systems Engineer Intern will help with deploying new technologies within the Tech Lab (on-prem or in cloud), as well as functional and performance tests needed to vet out new technology.

Internship details:

+ The internship will begin January 5, 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 – May 2023

+ 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:

+ Deploy new candidate software technologies within our on-prem or cloud Tech Lab

+ Assist in the provisioning of compute, storage and network resources need to support new technology

+ Test the function and performance of new technology

+ Identify potential performance-related issues, work with vendor and owner architect, and implements solutions

+ Research and summarize industry best practices for deploying and managing the candidate technology that we would review and potentially adopt as part of overlay production-ready strategy

+ Do vital prep work needed to get new technology ready to leave the lab (i.e., automated deployment configs, runbooks, other handoff documentation, etc.)

+ Write scripts or playbooks needed to automate deployment/configuration across multiple environment

+ Document deployment processes and options needed by system admins and or server managers who will be deploying the technology outside the lab

+ Design and document disaster recovery operation for the technology

+ Assist in designing and implementing automation for provisioning, management, and monitoring of new technology

+ Authentication and authorization controls for the new technology

+ Design and implement security hardening

What You Need:

+ Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Networking, Information Systems, or related field

+ Experience with PowerShell, Bash, or Korn shell scripting

+ Experience with Linux/Unix operating system environment

+ Experience with GIT version control repository and practices

What will set you apart:

+ Experience installing and evaluating open-source or 3rd party software for functionality and usability

+ Automation tools (Jenkins, Ansible, Helm, Chef, Terraform)

+ VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes

+ Cloud Computing environments (e.g., AWS or GCP)

+ Snowflake or Spark

+ Experience with traditional and non-traditional backup methodologies

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: JC194845277

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 28, 2021