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DevOps Engineer Internship


The Information Technology (IT) Division lays the foundation for TRS to deliver excellent service experiences across the organization and with our members. We serve with purpose through mentorship and collaboration across a diverse team unified by innovation to create technology and information solutions that have a positive impact on our members’ lives.

We invite you to join one of Austin’s Top Workplaces. TRS offers a best-in-class combination of technology and continuous learning opportunities to equip you to solve problems, expand your knowledge, and create impact for 1 in 20 Texans.

Note: This position is a temporary, limited term assignment.
Want to make an impact? Learn skills in human resources, talent acquisition, and marketing and branding while gaining experience at a well-respected government agency? Our expectations? Understand our vision and apply your intellect and classroom knowledge to make an impact in the lives of public school employees.  
Our organizational excellence department is a microcosm within a larger organization where we value outcomes and skill, where you can take your hard earned knowledge and make impacts across the enterprise. Do you want to gain direct experience at an organization that places a high-value on work-life balance and a family atmosphere? Join our fast paced Talent Acquisition team that's what you'll get plus a whole lot more! Our interns are paid a competitive salary, have access to the company gym, and parking downtown. Most of all, you'll be making a positive difference in the lives of over 1.5 million Texas public education employees. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven go-getter to show their initiative and grow professionally in a great team atmosphere!
Here at TRS, we don't just fill positions. We recruit the best and brightest, and we'd love to hear more about you!
This position will start June and will end in August, 2022. 
All applicants must submit a resume to be considered for the position. The interview process will consist of a video interview in addition to an in-person interview. If selected to move forward, applicants will receive written instructions for both steps via email.
Benefits of a TRS IT Information Systems Internship: This is a paid, full-time position that offers interns the opportunity to gain substantive experience in Infrastructure and DevOps engineering. Interns enjoy the chance to get training and mentoring from experienced professionals in one or more of these areas.
Duties and Responsibilities
DevOps & Release Engineering
• Assists with infrastructure support focusing in the area of Microsoft Windows and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) and Fuse Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technologies.
• Assists with the deployment of applications across multiple technologies, primarily based on Windows PowerShell.
• Analyzes and diagnoses infrastructure problems related to Red Hat and Microsoft technologies.
• Works with developers, DBAs, QA staff and others for continuous process improvements and high quality deliveries on time.
• Assists with developing policies, procedures, and standards for installing, configuring, and supporting Red Hat technologies with Microsoft Windows servers. 
System Support & Maintenance
• Assists with installation, configuration, monitoring and maintenance of a large Microsoft server farm with Java applications.
• Monitors applications to ensure system availability.
• Collaborates with other agency staff to maintain application and network security.
Performs other duties as required

Minimum Required Qualifications
• Currently enrolled in and actively attending an accredited college or university as an undergraduate student with a declared major in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other relevant program AND within 12 months of graduation; OR
• Currently enrolled as a graduate student (Master or Doctoral) in an Information Technology, Computer Science, or other relevant program.
• Applicant will be required to submit a copy of official college transcripts.
• None.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure:
• None.
Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in Windows and Red Hat infrastructure design and support.
• Experience with DevOps, Agile, ITIL methodologies and practices.
• Letter(s) of recommendation from program professor(s) are strongly encouraged.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of:
• The practices, principles, and techniques of DevOps for continuous delivery of the application stack using automation including web, middleware, and database technologies, along with monitoring and network operations.
• Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Windows PowerShell, Red Hat JBoss EAP, Red Hat FUSE, network protocols and security, current hardware and software architectures, and integration within these systems. 
Skill in:
• Analyzing routine problems and developing workable solutions.
• Communicating technical information to people of all levels of technical knowledge.
• Planning, organizing, and coordinating work to effectively meet frequent and/or multiple deadlines; handling multiple tasks simultaneously; and managing conflicting priorities and demands. 
Ability to:
• Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, agency staff, and external contacts.
• Work effectively in a professional team environment.