Site Reliability Engineer Internship | Vinted Academy

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Vinted is currently home to more than 200 top-tier software engineers. For a third year in a row, we want to offer something to the people who are just starting out in our field of work – and we are therefore continuing our internship program: the Vinted Academy. If you’re new to engineering and looking for a professional start (and also to get the coveted “work experience” on your CV) then keep on reading. 
What is Vinted Academy? It’s a two month academy at Vinted, during which Android, iOS, web and backend developers, QA and machine learning engineers, site reliability engineers and designers will all work together to create a real product from start to finish. You will learn from the best Vinted engineers during workshops, get personal mentorship and valuable insights into the way real tech companies work. Interns will be distributed into teams, each guided by team leads as well as mentors who are all experienced Vinted engineers. The Academy will run from 28 June to 31 August 2021 in Vinted’s new office in Naujamiestis, Vilnius. 
It will be a full time internship and you will be expected to be available every full work day. We will try our best to make the academy happen live at the office, but reality of the pandemic might not allow this. In that case, we will bring it online! 
Please check out Youtube and Alumni Stories for more information!
Who are we looking for? Applicants to the Vinted Academy run the gamut, from Android, iOS, web and backend developers to quality assurance, site reliability and machine learning engineers who are students, recent graduates, self-taught and more. Essentially, we are looking for individuals with basic coding skills, but who currently lack work experience in this field.
Site reliability engineering (SRE) is a discipline that incorporates aspects of software engineering and applies them to infrastructure and operations problems (definition from Wikipedia). At Vinted we have several SRE teams, each focusing on different areas: data services, observability, applications, Kubernetes platform, infrastructure and network.

Requirements:

  • Must be fluent in English
  • Some coding or IT infrastructure experience (we have a wide range of technologies including Linux OS, Chef, Ansible, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Kafka, Nginx, Docker but it’s not mandatory for you to know them).

We will need:

  • Your CV
  • A motivational letter from you in English. Tell us about yourself and why are you interested in Vinted Academy! Tell us why have you chosen site reliability engineering
  • Have you ever built a website or app? Maybe a database? Show us your code if possible
  • Your GitHub or similar profile

The application process:

  • Click the “Apply for this job” button
  • You will receive an email from us with a homework assignment. Complete the homework assignment.

Every member of the Vinted Academy will have access to some special perks:

  • The opportunity to learn from the most experienced Vinted developers
  • A Shop@Vinted budget
  • All the tech you’ll need to work comfortably
  • The salary for this position is 700 Eur GROSS / month.
The application window closes on 20 April 2021. Allow us several days to reply before reaching out to us again.
This application is for Site Reliability engineers only. Please look for other Vinted Academy positions here: https://www.vinted.com/jobs
Job tags: Ansible Chef Docker Elasticsearch Kafka Kubernetes Linux MySQL Nginx Reliability engineering
Job region(s): Europe
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