Intern, DevOps

San Francisco, CA

Formation is seeking a DevOps Intern to support the development and deployment of our services. Our platform learns and adapts to people's preferences, habits, and feedback—orchestrating highly relevant experiences that are truly unique to each person. Our vision will change the way people engage with their favorite brands across multiple industries, such as retail, finance, or healthcare.

As a DevOps Intern at Formation, you will contribute to a large-scale cloud deployment software. You will take part in our culture and processes. You will work on tasks furthering our goals of capturing infrastructure as code and providing tools and solutions to facilitate release, maintenance, and monitoring of the platform. You will work on a cross-functional team and collaborate closely with engineers, data scientists, and product managers. Help us build a culture and practice that leads to improved product quality and cohesive collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop software that ensures uptime, availability, and performance of Formation's infrastructure
  • Learn to navigate the full stack for visibility into how the platforms work end-to-end
  • Help automate resource provisioning and configuration using tools such as EKS and Terraform
  • Work on tasks to improve large-scale Kubernetes clusters

Skills and Experience:

  • Some progress towards a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or relevant technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency with Unix/Linux
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Golang, Scala)
  • Familiarity with AWS and some knowledge of multiple AWS services (such as Kinesis, Redshift, Lambda, Route53, Beanstalk, ECS, EKS, Aurora, EMR), or similar experience with e.g. Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure

About Formation

Formation distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences; we orchestrate physical and digital exchanges into one seamless journey. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands—and making it look easy.

We're already reaching millions of people a day, and we're just getting started. Our founding leadership is equal parts business, design, and engineering—because we believe differing perspectives + passionate discourse achieve the greatest outcomes. We are collectively talented, but also humble. We give our whole selves. We love learning new things.

Formation is committed to inclusion and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

If you're up for the challenge of a lifetime, we're looking for outstanding talent to join our team.