Staples Internship - Technology , Framingham, MA. in Framingham, Massachusetts

Position Overview

Staples is seeking dynamic individuals who combine superb technical, analytical and communication skills to join our team. Have you ever wanted to be part of a startup, but with the backing of a multi-million dollar company? Do you want to work on cutting edge technology and drive key projects? Now is your chance!

As one of the world’s top five internet retailers and a trusted source of office solutions, we’re a recognized name across more than 26 countries. Through our world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in-store, online or on mobile devices. By expanding our product assortment and making shopping and saving easier than ever, we’re helping customers make more happen every day.

As a Global Technology Intern, you will be part of a fast-paced, cross-functional team responsible for delivering world class ecommerce capabilities that will be utilized across multiple channels including: web, mobile, tablet, social integration, retail stores, and others. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of our growing business.

The Staples Summer Internship Program is full time position for 10-12 weeks. In addition to the regularly assigned work, all interns will have the opportunity to work on a cross-functional intern group project. The projects enable interns to work collaboratively with their peers on a cross-functional assignment that addresses a current business issue and challenges them to build on their knowledge base and skill set.

Responsibilities:

/ Please note that when applying to this Intern position, you may be considered for a number of Global Technology roles such as a front-end or back-end developer, a quality analyst, a release manager, and integration analyst, a security analyst, or a portal system developer. /

Your responsibilities as a Global Technology Intern will vary based on the specific role and organization, and may involve:

  • Gathering business requirements and collaborating with business partners.

  • Researching, designing, testing, deploying and maintaining software solutions.

  • Interacting with engineers and other cross-functional teams such as Product Management, Release Engineering, Quality Assurance, Data Science, Data Security or Operations, to develop innovative solutions that meet eCommerce market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles.

  • Identifying and fixing stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment.

  • Participating in support site rollouts, helping to resolve site issues, and developing industry and product technical expertise.

    Basic qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree (rising senior) or Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, data science/analytics, data security or related technology fields.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

    Preferred qualifications (vary by role):

  • Excellent data analysis skills and keen intellectual curiosity

  • Ability to analyze and improve processes

  • Knowledge and ability to adopt project management practices

  • Be collaborative and flexible, with a positive attitude and focus on achieving results

  • Experience in systems software or algorithms

  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and network programming

  • Interest in Big Data and exposure to Hadoop

  • Knowledge of database technologies such as Oracle, SQL, Teradata

  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux or Windows environments and APIs

  • Excellent implementation skills (C , Java, Python)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong time management and organization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Enthusiastic about generating new ideas, approaches and solutions to complex problems and opportunities

    Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: *Internships/Co-op

Title: Internship - Technology , Framingham, MA.

Location: MA-Framingham

Requisition ID: 998701