[jobs] Summer 2008 internship in Westchester

Beaudoin, David dbeaudoin at divinvest.com
Mon May 19 17:22:32 EDT 2008


Purchase, New York  (Westchester County)

Working as part of the Database Administration team, the Information
Technology Intern will be assigned various projects to support the
delivery of effective business technology solutions for the financial
services industry.

Responsibilities of the Information Technology Intern position include:

Investigate emerging data management technologies to determine if they
can be effectively implemented within in our data architecture and
business intelligence strategy. Configure and document various open
source and commercial software tools in support of this effort.

Build test database environments using Linux, DB2 and MySQL. Perform
unit and volume testing. Develop scripts to simulate production
application workloads.

Perform database maintenance activities and implement database change

Consult end users, business analysts and developers as needed to gather
technical requirements and business process information.

Coordinate problem management issues with database vendor technical
support personnel.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Completed at least two years of academic coursework toward a bachelor's
degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, Mathematics or related

Self-motivated individual, with strong organizational, problem solving
and prioritization skills as demonstrated by the ability to think
critically and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communications with strong
interpersonal skills.

Strong analytic and quantitative skills with a willingness to learn. 

Proficiency with the Linux operating system and at least one scripting
language (bash, ksh, perl, etc.)

Experience with compiling, installing and configuring open source
software including basic knowledge of the "make" utility.

Preferable to have knowledge of database theory, database structures and
SQL (Structured Query Language).

Interested students may submit a resume to dbeaudoin at divinvest dot

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