Junior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Internship- Summer 2022 in West Des Moines, IA at Athene Holding

Date Posted: 10/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


Working at Athene is more than an internship— it’s a game changer for your career. Being an intern at Athene is seeing your idea come into fruition through collaborating with a team. It’s doing meaningful work with talented people. All internships are designed for you to create innovative solutions for our customers and the industry. Our internships are about making a difference in our workplace and communities. We are seeking intern candidates who are passionate about promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and corporate social responsibility in the workplace, workforce, and marketplace. Athene is committed to providing the best internship experience. The internship experience includes professional development, networking, and a paid furnished housing option. Qualified candidates must be enrolled at an accredited college or university for Fall term 2022.


As a Junior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, you'll play a critical role in a close-knit team, working to develop, manage, configure, and automate systems and services in AWS. Cloud engineers are responsible for performing the technical duties associated with cloud computing. This can involve anything from designing cloud software and systems to implementing and maintaining them.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Familiar with Linux OS
  • Knowledge of Networking (e.g. LAN, WAN, DNS, TCP/IP, Routing, NAT)
  • Familiar with Firewall and Network Security (e.g. ACL, Port Filtering, Forward/Reverse Proxy)
  • Passionate technologist, keen to develop your skills and learn about the latest emerging technologies
  • Hands-on experience with one of the programming languages such as Python, Java, C#, etc. 
  • Must have excellent verbal communication and technical documentation skills.

Good to have:

  • Experience with AWS and building automation around their products.
  • Experience with Ansible, Chef, or CloudFormation.

NOTE:  Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment.  Learn more about working at Athene.

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer!  Learn more about how we support our Veterans.

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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