Southwest Airlines Co.

Technology - Software Engineer Intern - Fall 2018

Post Begin Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-22044
Airport Code
HDQ
Category
Corporate
Location
US-TX-Dallas
Employment Type
Intern
Department
20-Technology

Overview

 

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Intern will work full-time as a Software Engineer within the Technology Department.

 

Analyze, design, write program code, test, document, and implement functionally appropriately, technically sound, and well-integrated application systems in accordance with Customer requirements, and organizational methodologies and standards.

 

Respond to production problems and implement immediate resolution efforts across technology areas.

 

Scope of work varies depending on the Team assignment.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

EDUCATION:

 

Progress toward undergraduate or graduate degree in Business, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or Information Technology, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering or related degree required.

 

Minimum level accepted: Junior

 

Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours).

 

Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.

 

Coursework must include computer science fundamentals, programming languages, and related technical studies.

 

Skills/Abilities/Knowledge/Work Style:

 

Classroom and/or industry experience using at least one programming language.

 

Previous internship or work experience as a Software Engineer, Developer, or Architect within the past 12 months preferred.

 

Involvement in Software Development clubs a plus.

 

Project management skills (including principles, timelines, and budgets) are a plus.

 

Basic knowledge of development methodologies, practices, concepts, technologies and technical options

 

Ability to analyze technical problems, articulate the root problem, and translate the analysis into viable solutions

 

Demonstrate programming aptitude and ability for logical and abstract thinking.

 

Facilitate or complete Analysis, design, and programming of viable solutions to high complexity business problems according to user specifications.

 

Participate in system and acceptance testing. 

 

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.

 

Exposure to Agile methodologies preferred.

 

Problem solving ability and strong written/verbal communications skills.

 

Ability to stay organized and manage multiple and concurrent assignments under tight deadlines.

 

Works well in a culture that is open, direct, respectful, courteous and compassionate.

 

Quick learner, self-motivated, team oriented, with a sense of humor.

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

 

Resume.

 

Unofficial transcript.

 

 “Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author).

 

Letters of Recommendation.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

 

Full-time/40 hours per week

 

PAY:

 

$18.00 per hour + flight privileges

 

This internship position is located in Dallas, TX at Southwest Airlines Headquarters

 

All students must apply online at www.southwest.com/careers

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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