(COMPANY NAME) is seeking a Performance and Capacity Engineer Intern to join the Capacity Engineering & Analysis team to focus on future performance and capacity scaling problems. This person would be required to cross-functionally work with a number of teams to ensure efficient operation and growth of our computing resources from both a cost and technology perspective.
This is a 12 week summer internship based in London, starting June 2022.
Performance and Capacity Engineer, Intern Responsibilities
Solve the hardest software performance issues: develop cutting edge software and work closely with other software developers to improve code base performance (e.g. algorithm redesign), reduce resource consumption, and shorten request latency.
Tackle the state-of-the-art hardware performance issues and develop industry leading solutions to analyze and debug difficult server performance issues, identify bottlenecks, and optimize product/service performance.
Develop the coolest tools to monitor billions of user requests: Write monitoring, reporting, and data aggregation tools to do performance and capacity-related load test to track, report, and analyze regressions.
Explore and develop novel solutions to scale the largest web capacity in the world: Work with Services, Product, Data, and Infrastructure teams to scale the data center infrastructure including tens of billions of user requests, hundreds of petabytes of data, and thousands of Gb/s of network flow.
Own end-to-end product design, launch, and operation: Support architecture design, define networking requirements, and help build systems from scratch to support new product launches.
Provide deepest visibility to (COMPANY NAME) products and services: Run capacity and performance experiments to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various service tiers.
A lot of other cool work: Identify capacity-related issues proactively and work with Systems, Network, Application Operations, and Engineering teams to discover resolutions.
Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Bachelors or Masters (or equivalent) degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Operations Research or other technical field.
Experience in coding and scripting languages such as C, C++ or Python.
Interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience working with cross-functional teams.
Experience working in large-scale computing infrastructures.
Experience working cross-functionally with a number of teams.
Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op
About the (COMPANY NAME) company
(COMPANY NAME)'s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at (COMPANY NAME) are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
(COMPANY NAME) is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Posted on:||14 Oct 2021|
|Type of job:||Internship|
|Industry:||Internet / New Media|
|Job duration:||3 months|