Associate System Administration Intern - Summer 2013
HealthNow New York Inc. - Buffalo, NY

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BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York , headquartered in Buffalo, is one of New York's leading health care companies, providing high quality coverage and innovative wellness solutions to members throughout our region. We strive to impact positive and healthy changes in our communities and we’re looking for team-spirited, motivated, and enthusiastic people to create opportunities to help us succeed in our mission.

The Associated System Administration Intern will work closely with the Manager of Systems Programming and team to help build Backup and Recovery process and documentation. The company is in the process of overhauling the Backup and Recovery environment and there is a need to build the documentation necessary for data retention policies as well as the Backup and Recovery processes for the infrastructure.

This is a full-time paid opportunity for the Summer of 2013. The student must be able to work approximately 40 hours per week at our corporate headquarters located in downtown Buffalo.

This internship presents the following Learning Objectives:
How to support an IT infrastructure

The importance of data protection in a large enterprise

The ability to practice documentation principles

Job Duties may include the following:
Review system logs to verify system backups were completed successfully

Track failed jobs and coordinate restart for successful completion

Documentation of technical environment

Register new backups and coordinate implementation activities

Automate activities where appropriate

Required Skills and experience:
Current undergraduate student enrolled in a 4-year program in Computer Science, Information Technology or Software Engineering

Basic knowledge of backup and recovery principles needed.

Some knowledge of operating systems is a plus.

Strong oral and written communication skills

Required Skills

Required Experience

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