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DevOps Engineer Internship

Squaremouth is looking for a DevOps Engineer Intern to work for the summer from our office in Fort Wayne, IN. This is a paid internship and compensation will be determined based on experience.

The DevOps Engineer Intern will help automate the implementation of our cloud based architecture which operates the travel insurance website and supporting back office systems.

Our infrastructure is based on Amazon Web Services using Chef for automated configuration management and Docker for application containerization. Candidates will be enhancing our current setup to improve architecture automation, as well as fault tolerance, for our backend servers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and improve scripts used within our infrastructure for service orchestration and deployment
  • Deploying new servers when the time comes to add more resources
  • Incorporating documentation within your code
  • Analyzing system metrics and working with developers to troubleshoot performance related issues
  • Making presentations to the development team on work completed, new technologies, or code ideas
  • Improve command line tools for the team


  • Ability to work independently, arranging your work to meet deadlines
  • Experience managing Linux-based servers supporting a web application
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems
  • Energetic, positive attitude
  • Ability to work within a team, collaborate on projects and share responsibility

Bonus Skills

  • Experience working with configuration automation tools like Chef or Puppet
  • Exposure to using containerization software such as Docker
  • Comfortable using a Mac/Linux terminal
  • Experience writing shell scripts
  • Spent time managing web applications running on the LAMP stack
  • Contributed to open source software

Who we are

Squaremouth is a fast paced and exciting company that strongly encourages employee input and ideas. Our team believes in delivering perfection while doing less. We aren’t afraid to experiment with our work or our business. Our owners get their hands dirty every day and generously share company profits. Squaremouth has the energy of a startup with the stability and profitability of an established business.

This small company suffers no bureaucracy. Most of what we do is a group effort including interviews and pay raises. With this uniqueness comes the dedication to the Squaremouth way, best described as the constant pursuit of perfection, unfettered attention to detail, incredible customer service and a burning desire to do things better tomorrow.

Squaremouth is a leader and supporter of the local software development community, founding and regularly hosting the Fort Wayne OpenHack meetup.


  • Compensation based on experience
  • Paid parking
  • Optional work from the office days on Tuesday and Thursday

No agency or freelance inquiries please.

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