IT Associate

Educational Testing Service Princeton , NJ 08544

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary:

This IT Associate position is associated with the Full Circle Program (FCP) in the ETS Information Technology division. The goal of the FCP is to create a diverse, talented network of IT professionals. The program will offer these individuals a path of differentiated exposure to various functions within IT in order to develop their technical, business, and leadership capabilities and to provide participants with the opportunity to interact with IT leaders. Under the direction of a supervisor, the IT Associate will engage in meaningful projects to help support IT contributions to achieving the company's strategic goals as well as to impact the value realization of IT through its business solutions.

We are seeking graduates with outstanding academic records of achievement and demonstrated leadership abilities who are adaptable, quick learners, motivated self-starters, perceptive, analytical, inquisitive about the interrelationships and interdependence of various functions within an organization and committed to helping further ETS's mission to advance quality and equity in education.

Experience and Skills

Required Experience:

The FCP Experience

The program allows new hires to experience three rotations over an eighteen (18) month period in various technology areas to develop an understanding of ETS's IT systems and processes and the use of technology in the education industry. The IT Associate will be partnered with a mentor who will provide guidance, as well as share their expertise and facilitate introductions to individuals within their professional networks at the company.

Rotations will be aligned with business and IT needs, as well as informed by the participant's development interest and discussions with the supervisor and mentor. Assuming the participant has been successful in his/her rotations, at the end of the 18-month program the IT Associate will be offered a full-time position in IT based on business needs and the participant's interest.

Preferred

  • At least one internship or co-op in a related field.

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise Architecture and Solution Design

  • Data Analytics

  • Business/Technical Analysis

  • Digital Product and Application Development

  • Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation

  • Cloud Technologies

  • Adhere to ethical standards and comply with the laws and regulations applicable to your job function

  • Complete assigned deliverables for each rotation.

  • Presentations to IT colleagues at the end of each rotation and the end of program on project/assignment results achieved and lessons learned.

  • Passion for technology and education.

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Team-oriented self-starter.

  • Flexible, independent team player with a positive attitude and willingness to step-in and provide support as needed.

  • Demonstrated analytical approach to problem solving.

  • Coursework or related experience in a programming language.

  • Preferred

  • Coursework or experience related to cloud technology.0
  • An essay of approximately 500 words describing your career ambitions and why you are interested in this program.

  • This document should be attached when submitting your online application.

Education, Certifications, or Special Licenses:

  • Recent college graduates with a bachelor's degree or higher in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering (or related fields of study).

EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.

EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is a Drug-free workplace.


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