Data Direct Networks Intern - Continuous Integration Automation Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

DataDirect Networks ( is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.


  • Maintain and develop new features for the Continuous Integration infrastructure used for automated testing of DDN products

  • Implement automated solutions to solve problems and expedite test.

  • Create and maintain automated test scripts to improve depth of test for all phases of testing storage subsystems

  • Work with other test and development engineers to implement an automation test architecture that is flexible and reusable across storage platforms.

  • Colloborate with cross functional teams to innovate automation solutions

  • Automation deliverables are easy to utilize and flexible enough that any test engineer can execute with minimal training.

  • Support development & QA teams with system setup, administration, configuration and troubleshoot equipment issues.

  • Triage of automation results

Qualifications for this role are:

  • Work towards a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (computer science/engineering or related) is required. (2nd or 3rd year programming student)

  • Ability to read and understand coding languages and logic

  • Experience with some or all C, Perl, Python and BASH; experience with XML, Javascript, and/or SQL is a plus

  • Good problem solving, troubleshooting, organizational, interpersonal and team skills

  • Ability to work seamlessly as part of a multi-site, multicultural engineering team

  • Self-motivated, passionate, and driven to achieve committed milestones

  • Strong team player with excellent written and verbal skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment with a broad scope of evolving responsibilities

DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:

Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives.

Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable.

Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful.

Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.

DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

ID: 2018-2169

External Company Name: Data Direct Networks

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Street: 9960 Federal Dr