Solution Owner Intern 2021 – Slalom Build
Who You’ll Work With
At Slalom Build we co-create modern technology and software products with clients who are ready to accelerate their digital transformation. We choose to imagine things made better, and then set out on a journey to realize what’s possible. By blending design, product engineering, analytics, and automation, we build the custom-built software and data products of tomorrow.
Slalom’s 2021 Internship program is a 10-week paid engineering focused project team of student interns learning and practicing Slalom’s software engineering capability model under the direction of experienced technologists and leaders. Slalom will select an internal project designed to provide lift across the organization and leverage modern technologies to realize that vision. Selected interns will utilize bleeding edge engineering practices and leverage new technologies in an agile delivery model mirrored from our full-time consultants. This structure creates not only a valuable real-world experience for students to up their expertise and capability, but also mutually benefits Slalom as an organization.
Additionally, Slalom is regularly recognized as a best place to work by employees and our Slalom Build Internship has been ranked a Top 100 Internship Program by both Vault.com and Wayup.com. If you’re looking to make major impacts while elevating your software engineering capabilities and currently have the foundational competency to start building software with us, we encourage you to apply.
What You’ll Do
Become an expert in business requirements gathering and documentation
Lead a high performing project team to meet sprint goals and project objectives
Serve as the liaison between the Product Owner and development team to ensure deliverables meet expectations
Write user stories that effectively communicate the Product Owner’s requirements and that are easily consumed by software development teams; accurately estimate and break down components of requirements work
Work within an agile project governance framework (e.g. established team cadence, Scrum ceremonies and backlog grooming sessions, etc.)
Assist with testing scenarios, and validate results
Advise project peers on requirements and user story practices
What You’ll Bring
Students who will be entering the workforce full time within 1 year of this internship program with GPA of 3.5 or above
Excellent leadership skills – demonstrated ability to influence and command presence among all levels in the organization
Demonstrated drive and leadership skills in various situations (e.g. leadership roles, athletic teams, school project teams)
High emotional intelligence (EQ) and intuition with a collaborative personality
Previous internship experience leading teams through professional or volunteer activities
Strong communication skills; able to speak to both business-minded and technical team members
Exhibit strong drive for software delivery and a passion for leading high performing teams
Understanding of SDLC and the difference between requirements gathering, development and testing
Familiarity with defining and documenting project requirements
Strong investigative, analytical and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
Knowledge in software delivery: Agile, Scrum or Kanban
Able to identify and address project risks in a team environment
To apply for this job please visit www.slalombuild.com.