Purdue University - Department of Computer Science - Immediate Need for IT Database Developer Intern at Wabash National

Immediate Need for IT Database Developer Intern at Wabash National

IT Database Developer Intern –Immediate need - Spring 2018/Summer/Fall 2018
Position Title: IT Database Developer Intern
Hours per week: 20
Employment Type: Part-time through the school year, opportunity for full time employment during the summer
Location: 3550 Veteran’s Memorial Pkwy S Lafayette, IN 47909, possible location at nearby coworking space
Apply Now: Apply through the CCO website (search Pathmaker Opportunity)
Company Overview:
Wabash National Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturing business with an expanding product portfolio, a growing presence in a number of industries and a commitment to continuous improvement. We serve customers across three strategic segments: Commercial Trailer Products, Diversified Products, and Retail.

Job Overview/Position Description:

Designs and develops database, reporting, and analytical systems. Performs day to day maintenance to ensure the integrity of the business’s database systems and applications and protect them from data loss. Extract, transform, and load data into reporting and analytical systems and apply algorithms and create visualizations in order to assist the business in making better decisions.

Specific Requirements:
• Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
• Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
• Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
• Extract, transform, and clean data from many source systems in order to load it into reporting systems.
• Develops reporting and analytical business intelligence systems in order to enable the business to make better decisions.
• Apply predictive algorithms and statistics to data and present results through visualizations so that they are easily consumed by the end users.
• Prepares users by conducting training; providing information; resolving problems.
• Provides information by answering questions and requests.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Reports to the: Application Development Manager

Any citizenship restrictions: F1Visa students must not be last semester seniors.

Desired majors: Completed or enrolled in Bachelor degree program at accredited institute:
• Computer Technology
• Computer Science
• Previous development experience
• Experience or interest in databases specifically database development or business intelligence
• Basic knowledge of statistics
• Able to create a meaningful ER diagram, for database projects they had previously worked on.
• Able to define primary and foreign keys.
• Understand how to create a many to many relationship within a database.

International Students
International students must be F-1 or M-1 candidates who have a CPT or OPT visa. International students must be F-1 or M-1 candidates who have a CPT or OPT visa and are not last semester seniors. Company follows the K Form Guidelines and will not be able to place any candidate at Company who is a citizen/permanent resident of Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Serbia, Sudan or Syria
Knowledge/skills and competencies:
1. Passionate – the ideal candidate would have a passion for technology
2. Initiative – proactive and takes action without being prompted.
3. Learning agility – continuously seeks new knowledge, creates and fosters a culture of interest, curiosity and learning. Flexible to change, and learns from failure. Seeks to improve processes and products.
4. Problem Solving & Decision Making – identifies and solves problems, develops innovative solutions, acts decisively, and shows good judgment
5. Team Player – respond to requests from other parts of the organization, and support larger legitimate organizational agendas.
Functional Skills:
1. Must be able to work independently on assigned projects with direction from our other database developers.

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2018 9:42 AM

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