Production/Infrastructure Engineering Intern - Summer 2020 - Women in Web Dev
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Production/Infrastructure Engineering Intern – Summer 2020 - Shopify

Job Description

  • Build on top of one of the largest Kubernetes deployments in Google Cloud (we are operating a fleet of over 50+ clusters)
  • Collaborate with other Shopify developers to understand their needs and ensure our team works on the right things
  • Build tooling that delights Shopify developers and allows them to make an impact quickly
  • Maintain Shopify’s Heroku-style self-service PaaS for our developers to consolidate over 400 production services
  • Help build our own Database as a Service layers, which include features as transparent load balancing proxies and automatic failovers, using the current best-of-breed technologies in the area.
  • Help run our caching infrastructure and advise Shopify developers on effective use of the caching layers
  • Make scale simpler to understand by building the service mesh layer in between Shopify’s infrastructure and the application level
  • Create our next-generation continuous-integration and continuous-delivery systems
  • Work as part of the engineering team to build and scale distributed, multi-region systems
  • Investigate and resolve production issues
  • Build and support infrastructure and tooling to protect our platform from bots and DDoS attacks


  • Awesome programming skills. We usually work with Ruby and Go, but any languages work
  • Interest working anywhere in the stack, from right beside the OS and up
  • An interest in infrastructure as code, and infrastructure automation
  • An excitement for automation and simplicity

It would be great if you had:

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCE, Azure, Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Exposure to automating development processes such as continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Previous internship experience in a backend developer role
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About Shopify

Shopify powers over 1,000,000 businesses worldwide. The all-in-one commerce platform to start, run, and grow a business. We help people achieve independence by making it easier to start, run, and grow a business. We believe the future of commerce has more voices, not fewer, so we’re reducing the barriers to business ownership to make commerce better for everyone.

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