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Intern - Solutions Architect (SPRING)

Company: Acxiom
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Intern - Solution Architect estimates, crafts, implements, and leads change to custom solutions. You will work with Acxiom associates to gather and translate requirements into solutions, through architecture and design artifacts, and provide technical capabilities to mentors ensuring the overall business strategy and technical vision are incorporated into the solution. You will provide support that requires a focus on consulting for proposed changes, process improvements, issue resolution, research of new designs, and working closely with internal and external associates.
INTERNSHIP DETAILS:
This internship opportunity will begin January 9, 2023

Our intention is to have interns work on-site in Conway, Arkansas if possible. However, your internship may begin virtually and could continue virtually for its entirety. We plan to transition interns to on-site work when teams transition back into the office, but we currently do not have a timeline for this transition

20-25/week during the semester, 40 hours/week work dedication during summer and breaks
Anticipated graduation date between May 2023 - December 2024
Applicants for this internship position with Acxiom in the U.S. must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Acxiom (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (CPT/OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status)
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Handle complex change that significantly impacts an existing solution

Assist / Lead technical solution communications with the associated and oversee progress throughout the implementation phase

Anticipate obstacles and recommend solution options. Focus on balancing corporate objectives, feasibility, and scalability of solution
Gather requirements and transform the information into a logical process flow. Research possible approaches, evaluate cost, portability, compatibility, and usability, then engage in most efficient solution method for the changes/solution. Ensure the solution design fulfills functional and technical requirements. Accountable for the accuracy, process, integrity, quality, and stewardship of client solution architecture
Identify areas of process improvement that drives technical improvements
Consult, advise, and educate management, affected teams, and associates through communications at the appropriate technical granularity. Incorporate lessons learned into estimates, standards, and protocols
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent

Exposure to solution design/development principles

Ability to collaborate with mid to high-level management and communicate effectively. Ability to adjust communication and presentation styles based on different audiences
Ability to take detailed, highly technical concepts and present in a high-level non-technical fashion. Capable of effectively communicating the business benefits of the solution
Strong tech writing skills
WHAT WILL SET YOU APART:
Experience/understanding of a variety of database types (relational, NoSQL, time series, etc)
Unix/Linux Environment

Application Development (Python, NodeJS, or Scripting languages)

Familiarity with general security concepts (authentication, authorization, encryption, tokens)
API knowledge
Cloud Knowledge (AWS, GCP, AZURE)
Log Data Management
Knowledge of Messaging Queues
WHO ARE WE SEEKING?
Top Talent & High Performers: We hire the brightest in the industry!

Innovative Collaborators: We drive operational improvements to promote efficiency and improve performance.

Future Leaders: We develop our people and promote from within.
Game Changers: We empower people to challenge the status quo and explore new possibilities.
Emotional Intelligence: We cultivate greatness both within ourselves and with others.
Hardworking Employees: We look for initiative to conquer complex challenges.
We believe in building an exciting workplace where associates feel highly motivated and want to engage every single day. It's important to Acxiom that we invest in our culture and promote a healthy work-life balance. Acxiom has a fast paced, high-performance culture where we empower our people to do innovative, ground breaking work. You will always be guided to do what is right.
Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.

Keywords: Acxiom, Iowa City , Intern - Solutions Architect (SPRING), Other , Iowa City, Iowa

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