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2020 Summer Internship (U.S.) - Server Infrastructure Engineering (IS&T)

Requisition ID:  223744


Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Our employees use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers and our business.  Bechtel's internship program was created to cultivate real-life industry interest based on hands-on experience.  Many new university graduate hires began their careers at Bechtel as a student intern.


IS&T interns will utilize enterprise level information management systems and practices to proactively respond to challenges at a global scale.  They will also work with industry information management systems to coordinate a best in class response to computer-related incidents.  There is a world of opportunities for people in IS&T at Bechtel.


The Information Systems and Technology organization hires interns in the following areas:  Infrastructure, Systems Engineering, Information Security, Software Engineering/Development, Big Data Analytics, Information Management, and in other areas of support for our Corporate Systems.  These areas all play an important role within our organization and are essential to the sharing of information and data collection amongst our employers, clients, and partners towards achieving our company's business goals and objectives.


Each year, we hire numerous IS&T Interns.  The total number of hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions. This internship will be in Reston, VA.


This specific internship is with the server infrastructure Engineering Team. Our mission is to evaluate and develop new server and storage technologies. We automate tasks to operate efficiently at-scale. Our intern will gain familiarity with enterprise-grade datacenters, server hardware, and large-scale infrastructure operations. This is an opportunity to learn marketable skills, such as Red Hat/Oracle Linux, Windows Server, VMware, Ansible, Python, Windows PowerShell, Visio, REST API’s, etc.


This specific Engineering Team genuinely enjoys technology. We work hard and we constantly learn. Socially, our team promotes a lighthearted and mutually-supportive environment, freely exchanging technical ideas. This Bechtel internship is rewarding both for the intern and for the team.


General Job Duties

The computing infrastructure intern will do guided work on tasks like these:

  • Programming in languages such as Python and Windows PowerShell
  • Learning the REST API for various products to assist with job duties
  • Automating tasks via programming or Ansible
  • Writing programs (scripts) that extract and analyze data we need to guide engineering decisions
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues arising from virtual infrastructure, automation, Red Hat Linux, Microsoft Windows, etc.
  • Work on a Docker container infrastructure


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year bachelor’s degree program in Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate studies in one of the above fields
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Programming skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA
  • Prior co-op or internship experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with any of the following: Linux, MS Windows, VMware, Visual Studio, AWS/Azure, computing infrastructure, Windows PowerShell, Python


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.