Title:  Infrastructure Engineer Intern


New York, NY, US


Company Overview

Arcesium is a global financial technology firm that solves complex data-driven challenges faced by some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions. We constantly innovate our platform and capabilities to meet tomorrow’s challenges, anticipate the risks our clients encounter, and design advanced solutions to help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.

Financial technology is a high-growth industry as change and innovation continue to disrupt the status-quo and prompt major transformation. Arcesium is at a particularly interesting time in our own growth as we look to leverage our successfully established market position and expand operations in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities. We value intellectual curiosity, proactive ownership, and collaboration with colleagues, and we empower you to meaningfully contribute from day one and accelerate your professional development

Position Summary

Arcesium seeks an exceptional Infrastructure Intern to join our Technology team for the summer. The Infrastructure team is responsible for all aspects of Arcesium’s cloud computing environment. The goal of our summer internship program is to give exposure to the projects and environment at Arcesium to students with an interest in systems infrastructure studying computer science, computer engineering, and other STEM majors. Both undergraduate and graduate students of all years are welcome and encouraged to apply. The Infrastructure Intern will work directly with experienced full-time engineers responsible for providing the core infrastructure required to run our customer-facing platform, while learning about how to build and scale a modern cloud-based enterprise SaaS business. The role requires a mix of systems engineering and software development.


- Help implement the next-generation architecture and automation that manages the cloud environment for our SaaS platform
- Contribute to the design and implementation of our platform's infrastructure and likely getting exposure to Linux engineering, cloud computing (AWS), Kubernetes / Docker, and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
- Work closely with our application teams to optimize integration between our software and infrastructure
- Assist the Infrastructure team with various projects. Examples of past projects include writing Slack bots used by all global employees of Arcesium and creating serverless REST services using AWS API Gateway and AWS Lambda. Potential projects for this summer involve Docker and Kubernetes.


- The ideal candidate will possess a broad grasp of theory, practice, and interest in areas such as automation, Linux, networking, security, cryptography, cloud computing, systems administration, and software development
- Ability to code, along with strong thinking and communication skills, both written and verbal, is required
- Technologies we use include: Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, Python, Haskell, Java, Kerberos (MIT/Windows), DNS (BIND), AWS (SQS, SNS, EC2, VPC, Route 53, EBS, S3, DynamoDB), SSH, IPSec, Ansible, NFS, Git

The expected monthly salary for this position is $10,000. Our compensation package also includes a one-time housing stipend.


The applicable annual base salary or hourly rate paid to a successful applicant will be determined based on multiple factors including without limitation the nature and extent of prior experience and educational background.

Arcesium and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City