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Cloud Operations Intern

Cvent is a leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider with more than 4,800 employees and nearly 22,000 customers worldwide. Founded in 1999, the company delivers a comprehensive event marketing and management platform for event professionals and offers software solutions to hotels, special event venues and destinations to help them grow their group/MICE and corporate travel business.

The DNA of Cvent is our people, and our culture has an emphasis on fostering intrapreneurship --a system that encourages Cventers to think and act like individual entrepreneurs and empowers them to take action, embrace risk, and make decisions as if they had founded the company themselves. We foster an environment that promotes agility, which means we don’t have the luxury to wait for perfection. At Cvent, we value the diverse perspectives that each individual brings. Whether working with a team of colleagues or with clients, we ensure that we foster a culture that celebrates differences and builds on shared connections.
The Cloud Operations team is responsible for providing world-class infrastructure for hosting Cvent’s SaaS platforms. We leverage the latest and greatest technologies public cloud has to offer. As a Senior Engineer, you will be working with multiple talented teams of engineers that support Cvent’s mission-critical SaaS hosting infrastructure and supporting services. These teams are responsible for large and diverse AWS cloud-based infrastructure environments in the US and Europe.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Lead key cloud infrastructure initiatives that align with our critical business objectives
  • Improve our customer’s experience by designing and implementing reliable cloud services
  • Collaborate closely with other teams across Cvent’s Technology divisions, including Site Reliability Engineering, Enterprise service, and Security
  • Provide technical expertise and mentorship to associate-level team members and help to define and drive best practices across the division
  • Due to the 24x7x365 nature of cloud infrastructure operations, this role may require a flexible work schedule and off-hours support from time to time.

PLEASE NOTE: This position cannot offer any sponsorship, or exception to the graduation dates listed.

Here's What You Need:

  • Passion and aptitude for learning technology and solving problems
  • Experience with Linux and/or Windows-based production environments
  • Knowledge of public cloud ecosystems (AWS)
  • Significant experience with automating routine tasks using Python, PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript, or similar
  • Experience managing infrastructure as code (IaC) using AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, or similar
  • Good understanding of networking protocols, infrastructure security, and database technologies
  • Good problem-solving skills, enthusiastic work approach, and self-motivated
  • Must be able to work with distributed teams
  • Graduation date of May 2025 
  • Cumulative GPA above a 3.0
  • Bachelor’s in related IT field

Most importantly, a successful candidate will be passionate about technology. Keeping up with the latest advancements in the industry; spending time creating, building, and exploring technical projects; an inquisitive attitude in regard to the workings of hardware and software; and overall, simply having fun and finding enjoyment in the field.