2023 Internship – Information Communication and Technology Sol Plaatje University

Website Sol Plaatje University

About the job

What will you be doing?

  • You might support us to build integrations, deploy cloud regions, ingest customer metrics, build features for ops, build dashbaords, or many other things
  • Become an active part of a globally distributed group of interns
  • Train on how to be successful in a global remote environment
  • Onboard in person and then work remotely from wherever you work best
  • Regularly meet with a mentor to get all the support you need
  • Take an active role in defining your own objectives
  • Work on projects from initial ideation all the way to implementation alongside a group of senior engineers
  • Actively participate in technical discussion
  • Dive deep into a part of our codebase
  • Embrace our open-source culture and be brave to contribute to open source projects
  • Gain a deeper understanding of our products and customers
  • Present some of your learnings at the end of your internship

As we are remote-first, we provide guidance and meet regularly using video calls, so an independent attitude and solid communication skills are a must.What are we looking for in you?

  • You are a motivated self starter with a bias towards action
  • You are user focused. We build everything with our users in mind. You have a passion for creating intuitive products that fit customers’ needs
  • Pragmatism. You are excited to take on complex challenges and break them down to achieve tight learning loops
  • Collaboration and communication: The smallest unit we have is a squad. You’ll be working with your teammates in a fully remote setup. Solid communication skills are a must


  • Interest to work in either frontend, backend, or fullstack.
  • Some experience with at least one programming language.
  • Some experience with Git and Linux.
  • Interest in the observability space
  • Excitement for technology and our products

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with or interest in working with Kubernetes
  • You have used Grafana or Prometheus already
  • Exposure to microservices architecture, distributed systems, and a desire to learn

Interview Process

  • Application Review
  • Recruiter Introductory call
  • Manager Screening call
  • Coding interview

What we offer?

  • Work on a motivated, highly engaged remote team that’s supportive and open to constructive feedback
  • Projects that give you the feeling of making an impact both on our community and your colleagues.
  • Exciting mission and strategy to make an open platform for metrics, logs and tracing accessible to everyone.

Internship Program Information

  • Applications Open: September 28, 2022
  • Application Review Starts: October 17, 2022
  • Ability to work full-time for Summer 2023
  • You are currently an enrolled student attending a college or university with an expected graduation date in 2024
  • This will be a paid internship
  • We are accepting applications from the following locations Canada, USA, United Kingdom, Germany or Sweden

To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.

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