Systems: Systems Administrator Intern
What you'll do day-to-day
Systems administrator interns will be responsible for a varied array of project and support work, which may include: troubleshooting complex technical issues, administration of various infrastructure-level systems, and automation and efficiency improvements. Specific projects will be matched to a candidate's interests and experience; sample projects include working alongside our engineering team to build remote access provisioning tools, evaluating new instant messaging solutions for the firm, and collaborating with technologists and other employees firmwide to migrate to a new intranet platform.
Who we're looking for
- The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in both building technology and helping others use that technology effectively. They will successfully combine superb research and analytical skills to resolve unfamiliar problems and advance challenging work.
- Applicants should have a basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows enterprise environment and standard applications, and a demonstrated interest in improving process and technology. Familiarity with general systems administration , a Linux environment, and experience with Python, PowerShell, and/or other scripting languages is a plus.
- Applicants will have great social skills, excellent communication skills and superb organizational abilities, all critical to working with global colleagues across a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and projects.
- In keeping with our firm's culture and the ever-changing nature of our work, we are more interested in talent, curiosity, and motivation as demonstrated by a strong history of achievement than we are in any particular skill or experience.
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