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Since its founding more than a century ago, Stanford University has continued to find solutions to the great challenges of our time and to prepare our graduates for leadership roles in an increasingly complex world. Overarching a collective of ten departments, the Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) organization at Stanford supports the university in realizing these objectives. LBRE is committed to the preservation and enhancement of Stanford's campus and adjoining lands and constructs and maintains facilities in which advancements across the academic spectrum is made possible. LBRE takes pride in the care and stewardship of the 8,100 acres that makes Stanford the special place that it is. We are Caretakers of a Legacy.
Technology has evolved over the last century, particularly in the last 10 years. We are looking for someone who has the skills and ability to successfully translate existing and emerging technologies to those who are non-technical. The IT team at LBRE is seeking a candidate to fulfill a 1-year fixed term intern position to provide support to the LBRE IT Infrastructure and Applications teams.
Who you are:
You love technology
You can translate computer lingo to the non-technical
You enjoy problem solving
You get excited by a world of connected devices and smart buildings
You enjoy learning new things and embrace fail fast to learn
You are interested in learning about IoT design and concepts of embedded systems
You are interested in learning how to administer IT systems
You are interested in learning about web application programming
What you will do as an Intern
You will be supporting two different teams during your internship: the LBRE IT Infrastructure team and the LBRE IT Applications team
You will work with the LBRE IT team to develop scripts and code to support IoT and BMS infrastructure
You will be exposed to monitoring and security tools and assist LBRE IT Infrastructure team maintain its environment
You will learn to apply security best practices
You will apply your coding skills to support LBRE IT's web applications
You will document and share what you've learned in our wiki and present a summary of your year to LBRE IT management
* Other duties may also be assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience:
Experience with various operating systems and computing devices.
Knowledge in any programming language (C, C++, Java, etc.) and ability to use best of breed language for the project assignment.
Must be particularly adept, with demonstrated experience, at quickly learning new scripting and programming languages.
Exposure to both Windows and Unix/Linux systems
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to apply coding experience or quickly learn new languages
Ability to apply information technology best practices, including security (this includes information security or physical security, such as asset management) to problem resolution and troubleshooting.
Ability to learn or adapt to new operating systems
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Interest in the intersection of IT and commercial or consumer hardware (IoT, BMS, ICS)
Some background in basic IT security principles and best practices.
Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
Energetic, Creative, Curious and Flexible.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated success in time management with the ability to prioritize tasks and projects
Creating and maintaining documentation in collaborative web-based technology: Confluence, Google Docs, Sharepoint, Sheets, etc.
Certifications and Licenses:None Preferred Education:Current student or recent graduate from a four-year college with major coursework in computer science, management information systems or closely related field of study. Job Code: 4731Job Grade: GNon-Exempt Additional Information
Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate, Redwood City, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.