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Internship/Praktikum: Infrastructure Monitoring & Self Healing


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At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Do you want to be part of a global team delivering the most reliable Server infrastructure? Do you want to work and explore latest technology? Come join the System Z Firmware team in Böblingen as an intern !

We are looking for a student interested in the field of DevOps. Especially in exploring and implementing observability and advanced server monitoring including self healing capabilities. We run a diverse infrastructure of Intel, IBM Z as well as cloud based server infrastructure on a large scale. Including infrastructure components, like networking, firewalls, …
The project is to setup monitoring and alerting to gain transparency and to be able to detect issue areas. Ideally act on the alerts and take (AI-based) actions to resolve them or escalate to the appropriate channels.

Required Technical Expertise and Professional Expertise:

  • Linux experience
  • scripting with Python or Bash
  • Software Development using Linux or Windows
  • working in teams
  • English and/or German

Preferred Technical Expertise and Professional Expertise:

  • CI/CD & DevOps
  • Container based technologies (like Docker)
  • Git / GitHub
If you’re interested and available for 4-6 months, please get in contact with us and include in your response

all relevant documents (preferably all in one single pdf file):

1) Cover Letter incl. your availability (earliest start and latest end date)
2) CV incl. your level of German
3) university enrollment document to prove that you are still studying
4) current transcript of records and other relevant certificates / references
5.1) Non-EU citizen studying in Germany: copy of passport, residence and work permit
5.2) Non-EU citizen studying elsewhere: prove of identity incl. place of birth

Thank you !

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
see “Your Role and Responsibilities”

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
see “Your Role and Responsibilities”
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