Trainee Cloud Engineer

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Do you ever wonder what happens inside the cloud?

DigitalOcean (NYSE: DOCN) simplifies cloud computing so builders can spend more time creating software that changes the world. With our mission-critical infrastructure and fully managed offerings, DigitalOcean enables startups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to rapidly deploy and scale modern applications. As a remote-first organization, our employees, like our customers, are based around the world.

We are looking for curious and self-learners who want to explore the world of Linux and the web on the cloud.

Cloudways – A DigitalOcean.Com Company is running the fifth run of its successful in-house academy program, where graduates, irrespective of their background, can come to learn to work with Linux and WordPress on the cloud and get a chance to solve challenging real-world issues. We are looking for fresh graduates who have heard about Linux and WordPress, and have an idea of how the web works, but want to learn more and start their careers in this field.

This will be a strenuous six-weeks long training program where you’ll be guided, directed, and expected to learn new things at a fast pace. Those who excel in the program after the end of those six weeks will be given a chance to work full-time at Cloudways to help solve challenging real-world problems.

What You’ll Be Doing

You will be put through a six week-long in-house training where you’ll learn about Linux, the cloud, and WordPress.
You will be expected to learn many new things on your own in a short span of time. During the training program, you may be required to work alone or in groups toward specific goals
Assignments throughout training will be used to judge your progress and learning aptitude
At the end of this initial training, an exhaustive interview program will filter out the people we need.
Once selected, you will sit alongside our expanding cloud operations team on the production floor, and go through our carefully selected product training program.
As you pass through different layers of the training program, you will be allowed a taste of production by exposing you to specific customers and their specific real-world issues.
Over time as you continue through the product training program and become adept at solving issues, you will transition into the main operations team

What You’ll Add To DigitalOcean

Min Bachelor’s Degree
Fresh or 1-year experience in infrastructure management roles will be a plus
Strong verbal and written English communication
Strong desire to learn new things on your own
Strong desire to work on Cloud, Linux, and WordPress
Linux and cloud experience, if available, is a plus but not needed
Previous experience in a customer-focused role, if available, is a plus
A knack for learning and exploring technical concepts and things

Why You’ll Like Working DigitalOcean

We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard but we always have fun doing it. We care deeply about each other and take our “be kind to everyone” rule very seriously.
We value development. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development. You’ll need to be great to be an intern here, and we promise you’ll get even better.
We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
This is a remote role

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