OPNFV Internship Opening: Functional Tests for Kubernetes Deployments

Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV) facilitates the development and evolution of NFV components across various open source ecosystems. Through system level integration, deployment and testing, OPNFV creates a reference NFV platform to accelerate the transformation of enterprise and service provider networks.  

OPNFV Internship is for University or College students who are interested in contributing to the OPNFV project. Each intern will work with a mentor in the OPNFV community to complete a project either in 3 months (full time 40 hours a week) or 6 months (part time 20 hours a week). This is a paid internship program and the internship project can start throughout the year (i.e. not just limited to summer in the northern hemisphere). As an open source project, each intern will work remotely from his/her location of choice. Finally, we welcome interns from anywhere in the world. 

Functional Tests for Kubernetes Deployments 


Kubernetes has been introduced in Danube release (joid installer).

Functest is managing testing suites for OPNFV. So far no K8 suites are referenced, we plan to introduce first ones for Euphrates.

The goal of this internship is to study the upstream existing infrastructure testing projects and integrate k8 test suites in Functest (https://github.com/kubernetes/test-infra)

Additionally the deployment of Clearwater vIMS on k8 could be also added (https://github.com/Intel-Corp/clearwater-kubernertes)

Desirable Skills

  • Linux, Python, Kubernetes, Jenkins

Expected Outcume

  • k8 upstream tests included in Functest
  • k8 tests triggered manually on k8 scenarios
  • k8 tests integrated in Functest (then CI)

How to Apply

  • Review details about Functional Tests for Kubernetes Deployments project on the wiki.
  • Feel free to contact the mentor(s) (contact info available on the wiki) to learn more about the project and what the mentor(s) are looking for in an intern project.
  • Write a project plan in response to a project that interests you.

Project Plan Requirements

  • Project title
  • Preferred length of internship: 3 months (~40 hours/week) or 6 months (~20 hours/week)
  • Name of mentor(s)
  • Why you are interested in this project and the reason you’re the best individual to do so.
  • Details of your academic, industry and/or open source development experience, as well as other information you think are relevant
  • If you have worked on other open source projects, please provide pointers to the code you worked on/contributed.
  • Proposed project timelines/deliverables
  • Your contact information (e.g. email, IRC, phone, etc.)
  • One or two references
  • Finally, please include a proof of current academic status (e.g. transcript or copy of student ID).

To apply, submit your project plan to [email protected].

Please do not use the Apply button below.

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