Summer 2020 Platform Engineering QA Internship

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Summer 2020 Platform Engineering QA Internship

This position is part of the Dow Jones Platform Engineering QA Team which focuses on the quality as well as monitoring and availability of our products and applications.

We are seeking an energetic, innovative, and passionate student to join our team for Summer 2020. In this role you'll gain valuable hands on experience as an IT professional working in the monitoring, alerting and quality space with tools and applications in the Service Mesh and AWS environment. The position will provide an opportunity to put your technical as well as analytical and communication skills to use.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Enhance our Synthetics Test Framework for new features.
  • Implement analytics and dashboards to track SLOs, SLIs and Error Budgets based on Synthetics results and Real User Metrics.
  • Using tools like Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics, analyze log streams and synthetics results to look for patterns and automatically alert to anomalies.
  • Contribute to our initiative for generating comprehensive test data for use by various systems.

Knowledge/Experience Preferred:
  • Working towards a bachelor's degree in Technology, Computer Science, or a related field, with at least two years of school successfully completed.
  • Knowledge of Node.js, Javascript, HTML, CSS and GIT preferred
  • Familiarity with monitoring / dashboarding tools like Prometheus and Grafana a plus
  • Understanding of unit and automated testing concepts and tools a plus
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work in an agile environment
  • Intellectually curious, willing to express thoughts freely

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - STS

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Req ID: 19856

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