Database Reliability Engineer Intern

About us
Okta is the leading independent identity provider. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With more than 7,000 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta provides simple and secure access to people and organizations everywhere, giving them the confidence to reach their full potential. 


Diversity statement
We're an identity company. Identity matters because we’re all unique. We were raised in countries, cities, and towns. We have unique backgrounds. We’ve faced specific challenges. And we've learned a lot along the way. At Okta we believe those experiences equip us to look at the world with our own perspective.

Our product protects your right to be you, and we want every single one of our employees to feel a sense of belonging, acceptance, and comfort to express their ideas, because ultimately our differences are what makes us great.

 

About our Internship:
We are looking for University students in undergraduate or graduate programs who are enthusiastic about a 2021 summer internship as a Database Reliability Engineer

Tech Internships at Okta are not about coffee making and emails. You will work on critical projects, challenging problems and complex systems. You will learn more practical knowledge in your time with us than any online course can give you. You will work alongside dedicated, passionate and skilled technical teams as a valued contributor.

As an Okta Technology Intern you will:

  • Implement features in a Scrum/Agile environment
  • Design and deploy high-performance, scalable software, tooling & infrastructure
  • Interface with QA, Product Management, Technical Support

You could be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Interest in operating systems, containers and deploying highly-reliable, mission-critical software at scale.
  • Ability to program in at least one programming language (e.g. Java, python, ruby)
  • Ability to administer a Linux operating system
  • Knowledge of RDBMs’, NoSQL databases, Containers or Application Servers (experience in one or more preferred)
  • Understanding of networking, encryption, authentication and authorization
  • Experience using with a cloud web service and its API (AWS/GCP)
  • Nice to have: past summer internship experience, ideally in enterprise software companies

 

Why us?

Okta is a progressive company that values you as an individual. We are committed to career progression, employee wellbeing and making a positive impact in our local communities.  As an Okta Intern we offer a competitive salary and great benefits. 


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

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