Mailchimp is a leading marketing platform for small business. We empower millions of customers around the world to build their brands & grow their companies with a suite of marketing automation, multichannel campaign, CRM, & analytics tools.
The Mailchimp internship program started in 2013. In the past 7 years, weve had the privilege of bringing in some of the brightest, most talented college students from around the country to spend time with our teams. Our 12 week intern program was designed so that interns can grow their skill set, thrive in the Mailchimp community, & do meaningful work. They also have a lot of fun along the way! All currently enrolled students are eligible to apply for the internship program.
Start Date: May 18th or June 8th
The Operations team keeps the lights on at Mailchimptheyre responsible for infrastructure, as well as provisioning, configuring, & monitoring the services in our datacenter. The team is looking for a Systems Engineer Intern to join their ranks. As a Systems Engineer Intern, you will help build, maintain, & improve our infrastructure to support the 1700+ servers that back this growth.
Contributing to our mission you will complete a complex project from development through deployment as well as collaborating on production issues. You will configure advanced monitoring through open source tools (Zabbix, Graphite, Kibana, Prometheus) & customized scripts (Bash, Python) while working with Ops engineers to resolve production issues that arise during the work day. Youll get hands on experience with our provisioning process & configuration management (Puppet) to help us scale our growing infrastructure that consists of bare metal servers, VMs, & containers (Kubernetes).
Wed love to hear from you if you have:
- Educational experience with Linux (CentOS specifically is a plus)
- Experience with Bash or Python
- An understanding of relational databases such as MySql (knowledge of distributed datastores such as Kafka, & Elasticsearch a plus but not required)
- A pragmatic, self-directed, & empowered to get work done attitude
- A passion for operational redundancy at every level of distributed systems
- An interest to test, monitor & automate as much as possible while practicing defense in depth, because you like to sleep through the night
- An understanding of basic networking principles (OSI Model) is a plus
Mailchimp is a founder-owned & highly profitable company headquartered in the heart of Atlanta. Our purpose is to empower the underdog, & our mission is to democratize cutting edge marketing technology for small business. We offer our employees an exceptional workplace, extremely competitive compensation, fully paid benefits (for employees & their families), and generous profit sharing. We hire humble, collaborative, & ambitious people, & give them endless opportunities to grow & succeed.
We love our hometown & support sustainable urban renewal. Our headquarters is in the historic Ponce City Market, right on the Atlanta Beltline. If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to meeting you!
Mailchimp is an equal opportunity employer, & we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.