Software Engineer Intern - Big Data

Our past is full of iconic moments - but our future is going to spark many more. We're looking for the people who'll help make our next decade just as revolutionary as our first five. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, you're the right fit. Come grow with us.

As a part of our technology organization, you will have the opportunity to build next generation solutions that will transform the way our customers interact with our family of iconic brands. Our team employs a DevOps model, allowing our product teams to have full ownership of design, build and operate with immense scale. From distributed computing, to artificial intelligence, mobile, big data and cloud computing, you will have the opportunity to make an impact all while learning new technical and leadership skills during the 10-week internship with Gap Inc. We are inspired by new challenges and push ourselves to create what's next in this dynamic industry. Come join this diverse team and play a critical role in innovative projects that are transforming retail technology.

What's In It for You?

As a Gap Inc. Intern, you will gain valuable work experience in a fast paced and innovative environment, here in beautiful San Francisco. By the end of the 10 weeks you will have completed business critical projects, which you will present to your senior leadership team. Don't expect to be running around getting coffee. Many intern's projects have been implemented by the business and are currently driving incredible results for the company. Here at Gap Inc., we like to reward success. You are invited to participate in events, such as Giants games, happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, bowling nights, volunteering events in the community, etc.

Here's what you will do all summer!

We are expanding our retail operations globally and delivering a software platform that can quickly be adapted to different country requirements. Learn each facet of the SDLC (Software Development LifeCycle) using Agile Methodology/Delivery and rotate into each role on the team.

-Participate in an Agile work environment, pair with Senior Developers and QA Engineers to produce and deliver code and/or test cases using Agile practices

-Join in bi-weekly showcases, daily standup meetings, and bi-weekly retrospectives

-Use TDD (test driven development) practices with other Engineers, and Product Managers

-Learn hands-on use of development tools including Eclipse IDE and/or XCode

-Create automated test cases in partnership with Developers and Product Managers

-Learn creating repeatable, maintainable, automated test suites

Here's what you need to get the work done

-Undergraduate or graduate student with one year or less left to graduate in Management Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology, Integrated Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or related degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above

-Exposure to Object Oriented principles (Analysis and Design)

-Some experience and/or a strong desire to learn one or more of the following:

-Front-end web technologies such as Object-Oriented JavaScript, AJAX, XHTML and other HTML5 technologies

-Java technologies, including Servlets, Struts/Tiles, JSP, JDBC, JMS, Spring, etc.

-Relational database concepts and data access (JDBC/DAO/SQL)

-Test automation tools (open source tools/language Ruby, Rails, Watir or equivalent is a plus) preferred

-Defect management systems

-A desire to evolve excellent problem solving skills; meticulous & methodical

KEY BENEFITS:

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.
  • Employee stock purchase plan.
  • Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.
  • Family care programs.
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Pet Discount Program.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteenth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.


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