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Position Title: Intern Co-Op, Product Development
Location: Roswell, GA
Start Date: 8/19/19
This is anticipated to be a full-time [40 hours/week], rotational, co-op starting in May, 2019.
To qualify, applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and currently enrolled in their Sophomore or Junior year.
Must be able to work full-time during the semester.
Students working in the JDA Co-op Program will be challenged with all aspects of product development including business analysis, quality engineering, software engineering, user experience design and team leadership. Throughout the program, the student will have a mentor who will coach and guide them as they take on the responsibilities for the various roles within Product Development. Co-op participants will work and contribute as a full team member of the Product Development organization.
Note: This position is not static and will be revised as the needs of JDA's business and the Product Development department evolves.
The primary goals of the Co-op Participant are as follows:
Understand the role(s) that are necessary for producing software
Learn and improve upon skills in each role
Skills that the Co-op will receive mentoring to improve upon while working at JDA are below:
Clarify business problem
Define the value in solving those business problems
Guide team to balance appropriate technical solution for the business problem
Practice Test Driven Development
Define and document acceptance tests and regression tests
Collaborate with development teams to ensure proposed solutions truly meet the needs of the business problems
Validate that the completed solution meets the business needs
Read and understand code
Learn and employ standard coding and design practices
Participate in team-based development using Agile Scrum methodology and Paired Programming
Track down and fix bugs.
User Experience Design
Analyze product functional needs and how users interact with features
Engage in usability and product styling design discussions
Help coordinate usability testing efforts
Assist development managers with coordinating and distributing work
Gather and analyze metrics to provide rich information for further decision making
Learn quickly and document research
Participate in team-based development
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