Systems Engineering Intern

Open Learning Exchange

Open Learning Exchange

Systems Engineering Intern

Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Our organization seeks a dedicated, passionate Virtual / Remote Systems Engineering Intern. This position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student looking for semester-long internships to gain experience and earn academic credits.

    Daily responsibilities will include:

    • Ensure services running smoothly
    • Customize and QA Raspberry Pi images
    • Develop and QA Docker containers and services
    • Hardware/software troubleshooting and testing
    • Other technical-related tasks
    • Communicate regularly with the OLE team using Gitter

    We ask that our interns commit to a minimum schedule of 16 hours/week with a minimum 3-month contract (with an opportunity to extend). Please note that this internship is unpaid, but it will provide diverse experiences in the workplace. You will work with people that are familiar with Angular2+, Android, and Docker, etc.

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  • Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of Linux, in particular with Raspbian (the Debian-derived OS for Raspberry Pi)
    • Experience with Bash
    • Familiarity with computer hardware and open source platforms
    • Experience with Git

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Owning a Raspberry Pi 3
    • Familiarity with Docker
    • Understanding of IP networks
    • An active user of GitHub or similar platform
    • Familiarity with Markdown
    • Working knowledge of non-SQL databases, such as Apache CouchDB
    • Familiarity with Travis CI

    About you:

    • Commitment to OLE’s mission
    • Be interested in learning new skills
    • Able to self-direct, prioritize, and take initiative
    • Detail-oriented and exceptionally organized
    • Have a sense of humor and enjoy working as a part of a small, collaborative team
    • Be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Desired skills

    Linux, Debian, Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi, Bash, Docker, Git, GitHub, Travis CI

  • Compensation
    Academic advisor is available for supporting need for university course credit.
  • Industry
  • Fun Fact
    We are the first organization to receive MIT Solver for two consecutive years.
  • About Us

    Opening Learning Exchange (OLE) is a 501c3 social benefit organization committed to achieving quality universal basic education for the vast majority of children in the world who are deprived of the basic human right to learning. OLE envisions a world in which everyone has open and free access to quality basic education.