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This part-time intern, working on average 10 hrs per week, will be responsible for bug fixes, small features, and routine maintenance and operations for the Doppler tool. These tasks will include both front-end and back-end changes to the Doppler codebase, as well as customer support. This position is intended to convert an existing intern to a part-time intern, and the tasks will be much like those done by a Doppler intern.
The impact of Doppler and its team on customers of our grid infrastructure is hard to overstate. This group is generally the first line of support for all grid customers, and Doppler is the portal for access and resources for grid users. Maintaining our current intern as a part-time intern will help our team by allowing the full-time developers to focus more fully on our larger initiatives instead of day-to-day maintenance, our customers by reducing the response time for bugs and smaller feature requests, and the business by contributing to the overall health and continued stability of the Doppler tool. I am confident that this position will lead to happier customers and a better product.
Ultimately, we would like to see this convert into a full-time position (req request for that also filed). Doppler is already a pivotal piece of our grid platform infrastructure, and working on that team allows for exposure to many different areas of both Verizon Media and Verizon. Members of the Doppler team are directly responsible for improving our grid infrastructure usability, having significant impact. All members of the team contribute to that impact.
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