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A Software Engineer Intern is responsible for joining a product team and contributing to the software design, software development, and overall product lifecycle for a product that our users will love.
As a Software Engineer Intern, you will work under the guidance of a more senior engineer on an existing product team to ship production code.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
10% - Planning & Analysis:
Uses critical thinking to approach problems and create solutions
Collaborates with senior leaders on assignments
70% - Delivery & Support:
Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Works under the direction of a more senior engineer to build a well-rounded skillset
Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs
Creates automation scripts for both infrastructure and test cases
20% - Learning:
Participates in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
Reviews and discusses code from more senior engineers to understand best practices and design patterns
Increases business acumen by learning about other parts of the business
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States
Experience in an object oriented programming language (preferably Java)
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
0-1 years of relevant work experience
Interest in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team
Exposure to version control systems (preferably Git)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels