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Pearson Intern - Workflow Automation Engineer in Iowa City, Iowa

Intern - Workflow Automation Engineer

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PEARSON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Workflow Automation Engineer

Pearson Interns - Helping shape the future of education

Job description

As an intern with our Cloud Foundations Workflow Automation group, you'll get to work with teams who design and run Pearson's most innovative systems. You'll get exposure to a variety of Amazon Web Services, and a hands-on opportunity to contribute to systems that operate reliably, securely, cost-effectively, and with maximum performance.

What you'll be doing: We're looking for someone to help us improve our self-service internal documentation and application of machine learning towards documentation generation tools. Responsibilities will include learning and using technologies like Docker and CloudFormation to help us speed up the time to create a new feature, and have it production-ready in the cloud. Precocious interns may go so far as to assist in improving our internal tools which cover a variety of programming languages (Python, Golang, and Ruby), or assisting full-time team members in their daily duties.

The ideal candidate should have a graduation date between 2021 and 2023 and should be within driving distance of office location.

Why join Pearson’s intern program?

Pearson is the world’s learning company. We help people of all ages acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their work and careers. We believe that everyone should be able to keep learning, every day and in every way, throughout their lives. Bringing together everything we know about the science of learning and the latest technology, we’re shaping the future of teaching and learning.

We’re looking for the next generation of talented undergraduates to join our team for an unforgettable 10-week internship. An internship at Pearson is an opportunity to bring your own unique perspective as a learner, together with your academic knowledge, technical skills, and enthusiasm, to help create products used by students like you.

As one of our interns, you will gain a comprehensive introduction to our business. You’ll be assigned to a team and work on real-life projects that bring our products and services to life. On the job training and professional development will be provided to enable you to contribute to the business. You’ll also have direct access to a senior member of the team, as each intern will be mentored to help you make the most of the ten-week program.

We foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where our people can be themselves. Every idea and perspective is valued so that our products reflect the people we serve — our teachers and learners.

What Does the Internship Program Offer?

Successful candidates will spend 10 weeks working with our technology teams.

You will be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on Monday, June 7 and ends Friday, August 13.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

What are we looking for in an Intern

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate technical degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to discuss any issues with a wide variety of individuals and groups

  • Creative and innovative skills with regards to knowledge and awareness of industry trends and digital advances as they relate to new opportunities and business needs

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Ability to learn quickly and apply learning to problems or activities

  • A strategic thinker and listener who acquires good problem-solving techniques

  • An organized team player who can manage multiple tasks

  • Familiarity with Excel, SQL, Python, Golang, and Ruby

  • Graduation date between 2021 and 2023

  • Interns should be within driving distance of office location

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-IA-Iowa City

Other Locations US-TX-San Antonio

Work Locations: US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245

Job: Project/Temporary Workforce

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Internship

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 9, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 2009627

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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