We have an exciting summer internship opportunity for an undergraduate student studying business, information systems, or related subject to intern on our Enterprise Business Information Services (EBIS) team.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) leads the world in robotic and autonomous missions in earth orbit, solar system, and in the study of the universe. JPL is a Federally Funded Research and Development Corporation managed and operated by California Institute of Technology on behalf of NASA. Over 700 professionals lead and support the business of the Laboratory under the leadership of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
The Enterprise Business Information Services (EBIS) Division maintains stewardship over the ever-evolving Business IT portfolio of applications and systems required to support the Laboratory's robust and complex business processes. EBIS manages the full systems lifecycle across all major business processes, provides technical services and support, and strategically partners with the Laboratory's business community. Key organizational initiatives include a business intelligence program, data analytics, and adopting agile methodologies and tools.
This intern will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience and contribute in the following ways:
Cataloging existing components being used in applications across the division.
Understanding and utilizing research centered around the division's development team practices in the building of components.
Assisting in the development of individual components within the division's design system.
Moving components from individual projects to individual Github repositories.
Documentation of individual components and how-to guides on usage.
Helping to maintain and build out the storybook which will show documentation and usage of individual components.
Enrolled in a Bachelor degree program at a 4-year college or university majoring in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related subject.
Have a minimum 3.0 out of a 4.0 cumulative GPA.
Be available for full-time work for a minimum of 8 weeks.
Should be returning to college for at least one semester/quarter in the fall of 2019.
Excellent knowledge of front-end programming languages:
Knowledge or experience with human centered design process and practices including user research and usability testing.
Preliminary knowledge of DevOps processes and practices like continuous integration and continuous deployment
Ability to look at existing code and determine what it is doing.
Robust and disciplined approach to modern code development and testing practices including git version control and test-driven development.
Good critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
A passion for emerging technology, inclusive design and web accessibility.