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Intern, Open Source Programs (Req #6046)

Intern, Open Source Programs 
Location: US Remote 
Requisition #6046 
Job Overview: 
In this internship role, you will be a central member of the Spirent inner-source movement. You will create shared objects that will be used by the entire company to bring up a 5G CNF (Cloud-Native Function) network with both open-source and proprietary software. You will be defining the boundaries for the modularization and automation of these objects. In addition to deploying them and defining when and how they are used. The outcome: a reproducible, commutable 5G environment that can be used for various testing and development scenarios. 
About Spirent Communications  
Spirent is the leading global provider of automated test and assurance solutions for communications networks, cybersecurity, and positioning. 
We provide innovative products, services, and managed solutions that address the test, assurance, and automation challenges of a new generation of technologies, including 5G, cloud, autonomous vehicles, and beyond. From testing in the lab to testing in the real world, Spirent helps companies deliver on their promise to their customers of a new generation of connected devices and technologies. 
Why Spirent?... Because together we can shape tomorrow! 
Spirent is its people. When you join the Spirent team, you will join forces and work alongside some of the industry’s most passionate subject matter experts. In an environment of innovation, you will find a place where you can grow, think, explore, create, and make change happen. 
At Spirent, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to thriving in the ever-changing world of global technology. We embrace a culture where difference is valued and openness, mutual respect, collaboration, and fairness are considered fundamental. Spirent does not tolerate discrimination or offensive behavior of any kind. We are committed to creating workplaces that genuinely reflect the diversity of the world we serve and an environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. 
Your success is vital to our success, which is why we will support you to perform, grow, and contribute – with the confidence to be yourself. And to support your personal wellbeing, we hope you will love our dedication to creating the right work and life balance experience! 
Join Spirent and together let’s shape tomorrow! 
Job Responsibilities: 
  • Work in AWS to create cloud formation templates to deploy stages of the lab and ultimately CNFs 
  • Work with Git to create parts of the workflow (via scripted automation or other methods)  
  • Communicate and collaborate with the office of the CTO and development teams  
  • The intern will provide recommendations on what technologies can help the team and how to implement them 
Job Requirements: 
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program, at an accredited university, with a technical focus 
  • Basic understanding of Cloud-Native Network Function (CNF) 
  • Basic understanding of the Git workflow process 
  • Basic level of working experience in and around lab scenarios 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Inquisitive thinker