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We are seeking college level students with a focus in Computer Science, Computer Engineering Management Information Systems, Math, or Science to join the LRS Retirement Solutions Product Support team in Springfield, Illinois for a summer internship. You will work under the direction of a mentor and will be involved in reading and analyzing software problems, making software changes or enhancements, software testing, and documentation. 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 paid $15.00 per hour for the hours you work and you will have access to our onsite health club facilities. You will be based in our Springfield, IL location. Applicants must be willing and able to start temporary, full-time work at LRS for the summer of 2017.Performance Objectives: • Perform software development activities: You will perform tasks assigned by your supervisor in the areas of software analysis, development, documentation and testing. • Work collaboratively: Work openly and collaboratively with a team. Assist other team members and be open and responsive to feedback. Actively support other PensionGold group members. • Learn the current product: You will review the PensionGold Software products to become familiar with their functionality and technical architecture. Additionally, you will familiarize yourself with PensionGold software development processes.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 80+ employees in the LRS 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.
Applicant Requirements:You must have completed at least three years of undergraduate classes, including at least one SQL/database structure course or an online equivalent, at least 4 math or programming courses with at least one of those four using Microsoft technologies or data analytic and statistics software. 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 some LRS benefits.
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