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Network Reliability Engineering Intern - Remote (Fall 2021)

Job Description

Splunk is seeking a Network Reliability Intern to join the Network Engineering & Security Team. This role is responsible for developing and maintaining network automation in our global on-and-off-prem infrastructure. You will help lead the evolution of our network monitoring platform and author automation to help scale the business. You have a fair understanding of network engineering, including LAN and WAN, public cloud, business partner networks, remote access solutions, and data center networks.


  • Develop and implement code for network automation solutions to achieve an Infrastructure-as-Code posture
  • Deploy automation to provision and operate enterprise infrastructure
  • Partner with network architects to define automation workflows and a configuration deployment model
  • Implement and maintain network monitoring solutions
  • Work alongside network engineers to assure standardization and reliability of network environments
  • Develop and automate network capacity planning solutions
  • Assist with and help automate information collection for periodic audits and assessments
  • Author documentation and justifications for network reliability solutions
  • Help research, evaluate, and recommend network technologies
  • Research, develop and showcase Splunk to support network operations
  • Display a passion for innovation, creativity, and constant improvements of our infrastructure and organization
  • Drive the adoption of observability practices and a data-driven demeanor


  • Pursuing Bachelor's or Master's degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or equivalent 
  • You have an 'automate-first' demeanor
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are critical
  • Experience in supporting open-source monitoring tools
  • Experience with containerized microservice architectures such as Kubernetes
  • Tool-first attitude. You build tools for yourself and others to increase efficiency and reduce human error
  • Experience with configuration management and infrastructure as code- Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Passionate about organizing, building, improving, resolving, and delivering
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems with speed and efficiency
  • Strong customer focus and service skills
Please note - this is a Fall Internship (September - December 2021). You must be actively enrolled in a degree program after your internship ends (January 2022 or later)
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