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Student job: Single Secure Vault (Hashicorp)

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Name: Student job: Single Secure Vault (Hashicorp)
Company: Amplidata a Western Digital Company

** Western Digital & ActiveScale **

As a student you’ll be working in the Belgian software R&D team of Western Digital Corporation (formerly known as Amplidata), based in Ghent (@Ghelamco Arena). This team of storage software experts is working on producing releases of the ActiveScale Storage System. This team has lots of good ideas for prototypes, product & process improvements they want to see battle-tested. As WDC sees the value and the quality of engineering education, they’d like to get a couple of passionate students on board who want to learn about distributed storage software, how contemporary multi-person development is done and how working in our team feels like. See this student job as a unique opportunity for you to feel the vibe in a local and global company. If you like it and we like you…. We might have a great journey ahead of us.

** Single Secure Vault **

Hashicorp’s Vault is a tool for securely managing secrets (e.g., passwords, keys, tokens, certificates, …). In Activescale, there is currently no unified way to store these secrets. The proposed work for this student job is: investigate Hashicorp’s Vault and determine how it can fit in Activescale’s architecture and leverage existing components (e.g., MongoDB). Create a Proof of Concept demonstrating:
- How existing secrets are stored in the Vault and retrieved from the Vault when they need to be used
- How to delegate cert management to the Vault
- How to deploy Vault as a component using Activescale’s management deployment framework

** Tools/Languages **

Ansible, MongoDB, Docker, Python, Linux

Target profiles:
  • Burgerlijk Ingenieur - Computer Science Engineering
  • Burgerlijk Ingenieur - Communication and information Technology
  • Industrial Engineering - IT
Required special knowledge:

None required, bring passion & show interest.

Contact: Olivier Gustin (Recruiter)