2020 Summer Intern Program – Database Engineer
Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $100 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control systems; electronics, software and data analytics; minerals; glass; automotive components; ranching; commodity trading; and investments.
Since 2003, Koch companies have invested nearly $100 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in 50 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 120,000 people worldwide, with about 65,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 1,300 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service.
Koch Companies have positions available in Arlington, VA.
The Information Technology environment:
At Koch Industries, we recognize the critical role information technology plays in adding value to our businesses and capabilities. We have recently outlined a $1.5B multi-year plan to modernize our infrastructure and core applications, which will allow our businesses to drive greater innovation across HR, Finance, Operations and Supply Chain processes. This will provide our IT candidates with the opportunity of getting experience across many of the latest technology platforms from companies like Infor, SAP, Amazon Web Services, Cisco, ServiceNow and Microsoft. Our development groups work with tools such as open source, microservice platforms and the latest API technology. Additional opportunities are being created as a result of investments of over $15B in technology companies which support IIoT design/sensors, data analytics (supporting energy and commercial markets) and ERP platforms. Becoming an IT Professional at Koch will provide you with the opportunity to work on many new technology platforms across a range of industries, supporting our efforts to transform our businesses.
A Day In The Life May Include:
At Koch companies, we don't expect each IT professional to have all the answers. But we do place high importance on sharing knowledge and working together. Find your niche as a business systems analyst, software developer, or within specialties that include networking, application support, servers, storage and security. You can also broaden your capabilities by working alongside team members who offer their own unique skills and ideas. Our IT staff provides critical services to each Koch company and is essential for keeping us in touch with customers and colleagues around the world.
· Provide assistance and work with Database Engineers in building and testing SQL and NoSQL database solutions
· Assist in determining business requirements and planning and deploying test systems
· QA data imported by various processes
· Investigate, analyze, correct and document reported data defects
· Create and maintain technical specification documentation
The Koch internship program is an in-depth experience, placing interns in a challenging and meaningful work environment that includes value-added project involvement, professional mentoring, and capability based competitions. Interns also enjoy a variety of social events and community volunteerism opportunities scheduled throughout the summer to facilitate networking and lasting career connections. For more information please visit www.kochcollegerecruiting.com.
What You Will Need (Requirements):
· Completed a business or engineering-related degree with a major or emphasis/minor in an IT area of study from an accredited university by summer 2021
· Strong understanding of RDBMS concepts
· Experience with a scripting language (Python, GO, or Java)
· This role is not eligible for work visa sponsorship.
What Will Put You Ahead (Preferences):
· A major GPA of 3.0 or above in a business or engineering related degree
· Experience with NoSQL technologies such as Elasticsearch, Cassandra or MongoDB
· Familiarity with Spark and Kafka
Want to learn more about Koch Companies?
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal opportunity employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf