Job Description Template: IT Intern

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open IT Intern position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

IT Intern Job Description

Full-Time/Part-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$17/hour (Suggested salary range for this role per ZipRecruiter)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

The IT intern will be responsible for assisting in the design, implementation, and maintenance of our cloud infrastructure. They will work closely with experienced Systems Engineers to ensure the reliability, security, and scalability of the cloud-based systems. The intern will collaborate with cross-functional teams to deploy and manage cloud-based applications and services, monitor and optimize cloud infrastructure performance, implement security measures, automate processes and tasks, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, and stay up-to-date with the latest cloud technologies and best practices.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Assist in the design and implementation of cloud architecture, ensuring high availability and fault tolerance.
  • Build pipelines to deliver container images
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deploy and manage cloud-based applications and services.
  • Monitor and optimize cloud infrastructure performance, identifying and resolving any issues or bottlenecks.
  • Implement security measures to protect cloud resources and data.
  • Automate processes and tasks using scripting and infrastructure-as-code tools.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues related to cloud infrastructure.
  • Assist in evaluation of new technologies and participate in Proof of Concept projects

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree and are going into your senior year this fall
  • Understanding of cloud computing concepts and principles
  • Familiarity with cloud platform Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Knowledge of infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform
  • Familiarity in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or similar tools
  • Basics of networking concepts and protocols
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker or Kubernetes is a plus

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • An ambitious desire to dive into the work through curiosity and an eagerness to learn
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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