New ideas are all around us, but only a few will change the world. That's our focus at JPL. We ask the biggest questions, then search the universe for answers--literally. We build upon ideas that have guided generations, then share our discoveries to inspire generations to come. Your mission--your opportunity--is to seek out the answers that bring us one step closer. If you're driven to discover, create, and inspire something that lasts a lifetime and beyond, you're ready for JPL.
Located in Pasadena, California, JPL has a campus-like environment situated on 177 acres in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and offers a work environment unlike any other: we inspire passion, foster innovation, build collaboration, and reward excellence.
Will be an Academic Part-Time Undergraduate Student (APX) in the 172L - Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Group and will report to the Group Supervisor. Will be provided with hands-on work experience in the application of conceptual and theoretic curriculum within Software and Computing Systems. Will assist in the design, implementation, enhancing and maintaining enterprise level solutions for systems such as Oracle, SAP or Teamcenter in order to meet JPL's strategic and tactical goals. Utilizing software product development methodology and best business practices, performs tasks such as gathering requirements, evaluating software, designing solutions that meet the needs of the JPL community and seamlessly integrate with the enterprise system, debugging and configuring applications, designing integrated test plans, conducting and coordinating integrated tests, and acting as a liaison to the JPL community throughout the entire life cycle of the product.
Must be currently enrolled at least half-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Must be able to work full time, 40 hours per week, for a minimum of 8-12 weeks during the summer and part-time, between 8 to 30 hours per week during the academic year.
Minimum GPA 3.0.
Has some familiarity in one or more of the following areas:
Code development, writing of procedures, customer support and software application setup & testing
Completed coursework with exposure to standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Knowledge and experience with MS Office.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
Must be able to perform manual data migration per written and verbal directions.
Prior internship experience in related software and computing systems discipline.
Participation in student organizations.
Ability to work independently, under the guidance of the Lead Enterprise System Analyst.
Capable of providing customer support, by answering customer calls and following up with recommendation.
Capable of developing programs in the area of system automation/utilities and test automation.
Capable of writing procedures in support of the operations team.
Capable of writing test plans, and test scripts.
Capable of following procedures for the setting up and testing of a software application.