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Position Description:We’re seeking college level students with a focus in Computer Science to join a pension software product support team in Springfield, Illinois for our summer internship program. You will be a part of a team of business analysts and developers who support our pension software products and will work under the direction of a business analyst mentor.You should expect to perform a wide range of tasks. Your primary duties will include software testing (including the documentation of the tests completed and the results), documenting procedures, creating basic database queries, and troubleshooting and researching customer issues. You will have frequent interactions with support team developers.The LRS Retirement Solutions Group has been the leading provider of pension administration software and services since 1987. Our PensionGold software is entirely web-based and designed specifically for the administration of defined benefit pension plans. The product is customizable and provides a comprehensive database solution to fully administer pension funds. The primary markets are public employee defined benefit pension funds. Our software is written using Microsoft technology and our proprietary business process modeler.You will be based at our corporate headquarters in Springfield, Illinois. You will be paid $12.00 per hour for the hours you work and you will have access to our onsite health club facilities. Applicants must be willing and able to start temporary full-time work at LRS in May or June 2017 and will work until August 2017.Performance Objectives:- Within your first 30 days of work, you will review the PensionGold software products to become familiar with their functionality. You will learn about the support environment and develop a basic understanding of the customer support processes.- Perform system level testing of newly developed or recent system changes.- Work openly and collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team. Assist other team members and be open and responsive to feedback.Success Keys:The key to your success in this position will be your ability to quickly transfer your textbook knowledge of programming/testing into performing hands-on work with real world business applications. Self-motivation, persistence, and attention to detail are also critical to success in this position. Organization Structure and Interfaces:There are 70+ employees in the PensionGold Retirement Solutions group. A Vice President oversees the group and has Product Development Manager, Product Support Managers and Implementation Managers reporting to him. This position will be based in Springfield, Illinois. You can learn more about LRS at www.LRS.jobs. If you are ready for this challenging opportunity, send your resume to hropp@LRS.com.LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
Applicant Requirements:- You must have completed at least three years of undergraduate classes, including at least one semester of programming classes and one database structures class. You must have earned a grade of B or higher in all classes. We are seeking interns who have experience with writing SQL queries and knowledge of software development processes/methodologies. Prior internships in a related work environment will make you a stronger candidate.- We need interns who are self-motivated and can work independently, yet can also work collaboratively as part of a team.- Along with your resume, you must submit a paragraph describing your non-classroom related programming/technology activities and interests.- You must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer. No visa sponsorships are available.
This position is eligible for full benefits.
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