Each summer PacketZoom runs an internship program for college students
around the country. This year we had two engineering interns, and we've
asked them to describe their experience working here.
Hi, my name is Alex Markovits. I'm a rising senior at MIT in computer
science. This summer I worked at PacketZoom, and today is my last day! TL;DR:
I learned a lot with very little hand holding. On a daily basis I was exposed
to some new tool---Kibana, re:dash, Ansible, Consul, supervisord, cron,
Wireshark, the "lsof" command... the list goes on. By the end I had touched
nearly every piece of the backend. It's wild how much intuition I gained every
time I expanded my knowledge of the bigger picture. Most importantly, I was in
the presence of incredibly good engineers.
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